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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 17, 1912, Image 21',
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MORE OF THE WHITLOCK
An entirely new light was
thrown on the Whitlock 4-sh-
washing, soul-kissing divqrce
-' Mrs. George H. Maxsori, a
former neighbor of the Whit
lock's, testified that Mrs. Mary
Whitlock, the mother-in-law, had
tried to get her to swear that Dr.
Charles C. CfByrne's auto had
stood for hours at a time outside
her daughter-in-law's house. '
- Mrs. Maxson used to live at
2717 Wesf Adams street. The
Whitlocks lived at 2718 West
Adams street, directly across the
Mrs. Maxson swore that Mrs.
Mary Whitlock, the mother-in-law,
told her she would be well
paid for perjuring herself.
"I refused to lie," said Mrs.
Maxson, on the stand. "And
when I heard about the trouble
Jessie Whitlock was in, I came
right on here from Cleveland, 0.,
tatestify in her behalf."
George H. Drussing, an archi
tect, swore that even on a bright
- day it would be difficult to dis
tinguish persons or furniture in
the Whitlock flat through the lit
tle rear window.
Mrs. Mary Whitlgck testified
that she had seen Dr.' O'Byrne
embracing her daughter-ifi-law
through this window, and that at
the time, the cloctor and Mrs.
Whitlock were sitting on a couch
Harry O. Whitlock, the postal
clerk who admits he can wash
the soul-kiss stuff, resumed the
stand, and was questioned both .
by Mrs. Whitlock's attorneys andrr
by Judge Dever.
Whitldck- stuttered when he2
got on the stand, and complained
of a severe pajn in his head.
Mrs. Jessie Whitlockf the ac-'
cused wife, is on the verge of
nervous prostration. The effects z
of the trial on her are plainly
' SEE BACK TO CULTING r
Evelyn Arthur See is back at
his old trade of culting again, and
he is ably assisted by Mrs Stephen
H. Bridges and Mona Rees.
See was released from the
county jail on $5,000 bail by order
of the state" supremecourt at 11
He was met at the door of theT
jail by Mrs. and Mildred Bridges
and the Rees girl, whom See calls I
"The Spirit of Simplicity' lThe
Bridges had their auto with them.
and See "was whisked away in it.
From what Mildred Bridges T
said, the prophet of the Absolute -Life
was take"n directly te the
Bridges home, where he was wel
comed by Stephen Bridges, the '
man who was chiefljy responsible r
for his conviction.
There is no doubt that See m-
tends to take up the active head
ship of his Absolute Life and'
Junior Commonwealth cults im-"
mediately, and that the Bridges
and the Rees ace going" to help ,
Princeton, N, J. Wilson backj
dishes, but says he falls down on
1 on job as governor.