Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
Bmw&m&p Jt V,,J'Ji "-MJ
minutes while lawyers for "both sides
pok ten minutes to present argu-
aents relating to the introduction of
e testimony of Witness Samuel
aeler. whom the defense put for
ward in an attempt to prove that
prior to Dec. 15, 1913, "men in the
Illinois Central shops had planned to
put Person out of business or kill
him before the end of the week." The
defense offered to prove that a man
named. Tudor told Hagler that this
plan was afoot in the shops and that
Hagler, as a friend of Person, went
to Person and told him of the situa
tion. Attorney Comerford, chief
counsel for the defense, argued that
this testimony be admitted as a proof
of apprehension of danger and as a
re? son for Person's, carrying; a. gun'
Hagler was told to remain within
reach of the court until after Person
had taken the stand
Several eyewitnesses to the shoot
ing said that they saw Person struck
in the face by Musser and that Mus
ser jumped on him after he, Person,
When Musser was dragged off by
two men and held away from Person,
he was in a white rage and yelled at
Person just six seconds before the
first shot was fired: "I'll get you
yet, you ,"
testified a number of eyewitnesses.
Twenty-seven witnesses took the
stand today in Person's defense.
Nearly 100 are yet to be heard.
The Jury of Farmers Before Whom Carl Pe rson Is Being Tried fof Murder
To remove paper labels from old
bottles easily, wet the face of the
label with water and hold it for an
instant over any convenient flame.
The steam formed penetrates the
label at once and softens the paste.
There has been so much wheat in
Kansas this year that passengers on
railway trains are said to have been
made seasick by the sight of the bil
lows produced in the standing grain
by the wind.