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ed by Mandel Bros.; Margaret
Staddan store nurse of Mandel
Bros.j George Meyer, porter at
Mandel Bros. ; W. J. Koller, sales
man at. Mandel Bros.; Walter J.
Raredon, salesman at Mandel
Bros. ; Frank A. Gavnor, chief
city elevator inspector.
None of these were eye-witnesses,
of the accident. Accord
ing to the testimony of Kelly
there. were eye-witnesses of the
accident. But Kelly had not
taken the precaution of getting
Inasmuch as Kelly failed to
notify the police of the accident,
there was no one besides himself
with any authority to get the
names of the witnesses.
There was one eye-witness of
the tragedy present at the in
quest. He was Harmon, the ele
vatof operator, and he was in
custody. He refused to testify.
- The only account of just how
the Occident occurred was given
by Kelly. It was hearsay evi
dence what Harmon had told
Kelly in Kelly's private office
about how the accident occurred.
Kelly said that Harmon told
him he was just closing the doors
of the elevator when Mrs; Wein
bauer rushed forward and tried to
open' the gate. That he started
the elevator and that the wo
man's arm and breast were
caught and dragged upwards.
Harmon is just a boy. He was
represented by Attorney .Benj. C.
Bachrach, attorney for Jack John
son, negro pugilist. Harmon wept
through most of the inquost. He
roused much sympathy.
The most extraordinary testi
mony was that of the two doc
tors. They said that they had
made nothing but a superficial
extmination of the injured wom
an because she "was suffering so
much they did not wish to hurt
Kelly, under questioning, was
forced to admit the accident
probably would not have hap
pened if proper care Had been
taken in the operation of the ele
vator. Mrs. Weinbauer leaves a hus
band and two children, both girls,
OYie twelve and the other ten.
WHEE! HERE'S A GOOD
ONE ON BALDHEADS
Milwaukee, Feb. 1. The gal
lery gods of Milwaukee have dis
covered a new amusement and
the theater managers are much
The new amusement is real
cute, but exceedingly painful for
baldheaded gents. Here's how it's
Take one needle and a portion
of a match a quarter of an inch in
length. Stick the needle into the
match so the point and eye of the
needle both stick out.
The length of point you leave is
a detail, depending only on how
high you wish the bald-headed
guy to jump and how much pro
fanity you wish to cause.
After fixing up the needle and
the match, insert a smaU piece of
program through the eye of the
needle to act as a parachute and
prevent murder. Then choose
your bald head.