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September 11-, 1912 Judge
Turnbaugh continues assault to
murder case to Sept. 23. Appli
cation for another transfer made
to Olson. Case transferred to
Judge Going by Olson.
September 23 Judge Going
continues assault to murder case
to October 10. State's Attorney
Wayman tells Day Book he has
not presented either Witt or
Hehr cases to September grand
October 3, 1912 State's At
torney Wayman promises Day
Book to present both Witt and
Hehr cases to October grand
jury and demand indictment of
the Barretts, Friedman, Buck
Masterson, Delehanty, Buggio,
Wilson, Briza and Howard.
October 10, 1912 Judge Go
ing dismisses assault to murder
case against Barrett brothers and
Friedman for lack of prosecution.
(There was no state's attorney in
court to prosecute.)
October 15, 1912 Minnie Lutz,
sister-in-law of Frank Witt,
swears out information charging
Edward and Charles Barrett and
Arthur Friedman with murder of
Witt. They are arrested in office
of Examiner, rushed to South
Clark street police station, and
there released on bail.
October 21, 1912 Charles and
Edward Barrett and Arthur
Friedman indicted by October
grand jury for murder of Frank
Witt. Discovered that State's
Attorney Wayman lied to Day
Book September 23 when he said
that neither the Witt nor Hehr
case was presented to September
J grand jury. Hehr case was pre
sented to September grand jury,
and the charge of murder against
the seven Hearst thugs, including
Edward Barrett and Buck Mas
terson, dismissed for lack of evi
dence, although Barrett and Bug
gio boasted to police of having
fired at Hehr.
Despite their indictment for
murder, Barretts and Friedman
are allowed their liberty. Chas.
Barrett is promoted by Hearst's
American and given charge of a
division. Edward Barrett works
Sunday morning, February 9,
1913 Edward Barrett stabs and
kills Walter Masterson, brother
of Buck, in Harry Treusch's sa
loon, 3415 Lincoln avenue. Es
capes, but is captured.
SAYS RICH MUST BANISH
Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 10.
Charles B. Finley, president of
the Aetna National Bank, New
York, says it is up to the million
aires of America to banish the
white plague from the country.
Finley recently offered Dr.
Franz F. Friedman, Berlin dis
coverer of a reputed cure for con
sumption, $1,000,000 for the cure
if it should cure his son-in-law, a
victim of the disease.
Finley showed a cablegram
from Dr. Friedmann, reading as
"Will take case of your son-in-law.
Sail on Kronprinzessin Ce
celie. Frederick Franz Fried
mann." The Kronprinzessen sails from