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staked 'her honor for her husband's
. In front of her stood the prosecu
tor, remorselessly dragging out every
minor details of her affairs with
At the attorneys' table, sat Olson,
bowed in grief at his wife's revela
tions. Directly facing Mrs. Olson sat Mrs.
Darling, the wife of the murdered
man, her eyes fastened on the. woman
her husband had preferred.
Outside the locked doors of the
courtroom came the murmur of the
crowd, cheated of a chance to gloat
over Mrs. Ols.on'8 crucifixion by the
order of the judge clearing the court
room. Now and then came a muf
fled gasp as some woman, bruised
and half fainting, was 'borne from
.the mob that swirled "and eddied
"around the doors, eager for a mo
mentary glance into the courtroom.
Under the questioning of the prose
cutor, Mrs. Olson, was forced to go
over every word of her story. He
tried tostrip every shred of respec
Again, "I was ashamed; not
afraid," was the burden of her story.
She wanted to be good, but Darling
has secured a hold on her, and by
threatening exposure held her en
slaved. When her testimony had been com
pleted she tottered fromthe witness
stand and fell fainting in her hus
band's arms. . Restoratives 'were ap
plied and she was placed in a chair
between Olson andMrs. Fosness,
wife of one' of her husband's attor
neys. Her hand lay tightly claspedjn her
husband's, her head resting on Mrs.
Mrs. Darling, wife of the murdered
man, was the last witness called. She
testified that from November to Feb
ruary Darling had been at home
every night." Mrs. Olson claimed he
had visited her two nights during this
Mrs. Darling admitted her hus-
; band often left her for other , women";
remaining away for six months at a
When she was. forced to admit that
her husband had served time in the
state reformatory for grand larceny
she fainted and was taken from the
EXPECT "L" ROAD EMPLOYES TO
BE SATISFIED WITH AWARD
The award in the elevated railroads
arbitration case is said to be prepar
ed. It is expected that it will be
handed down tomorrow' or Thursday.
'The terms of the award haVe not
been given out officially. It is be
lieved, however, that they will prove
satisfactory to the employes.
It is said tlie award embodies an''
increase in pay for all of the em
ployes, a shorter work day without
reduction in pay for many of the
South Side employes.
The new contract between the men
and the company will run to May 31,
1915. The present negotiations have
been going, on since May; 1912. Back
pay, covering the increase given by
tie award, will be due all the men as
sbon as the award is announced offi
cially. . 4
CUNNEA'S GAIN OVER HOYNE IS
3,000 SO FAR
The total gain of William Cunnea
over Maclay Hoyne in the state attor
ney's recount now is approximately
Judge Baldwin has ordered six
more wards recounted. If .Cunnea
coritinues his gains in these wards a
recounVbf the entire city is certain."
Hoyhe's' attorneys are arguing"Ehat
the recountf ought to be discontinued
because it is costing $300 a;day.
It is just possible, however, that
the.people think it is worth this much
to find out whom they really elected .
state attorney last November.
j o r
Los Angeles .hen contest is show
ing the biggest eggs ver seen, and
also some of the biggest liars.