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LAST EDITION - LAST EDITION
GERMAN TORPEDO BOAT DESTROYER SUNK
BRITISH STEAMER HITS MINE CREW SAVED '
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postofflce at
Chicago, IIL, Under the Act of March S, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Dcdly Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
Chicagojjp a Year.
VOL. 4, NO. 4
Chicago, Thursday Oct. 1, 1914
JUDGE LANDIS CLEARS GIRL'S NAME
-CHARGES FRAME-UP IN SLAVE CASE
Inquiry Into Edwards-Cox White Slase Case Dropped-
District Attorney to Probe Affidavits Against
Ada Cox Girl Weeps When Cleared, j
With one of the fiercest denuncia
tions ever hurled from the federal
TSench, Judge Landistoday cleared
Ada Cox, the girl stenographer, ac
cuser in the white slave case against
William Rufus Edwards, St Paul
lumberman, and threw the charges
against her out of court.
..Bete Hughes, who got ipto the case
withjan affidavit against the girl while
he-was employed on 'Hearst's Exam
iner, and John P. Cummings, against
whom alcharge of having raped a 19
yearrold'girl'is nWnending, "and wfio
backed up Hughes' story, were the
subjects of Landis wrath.
Dis't Att'y Clyne was asked to be
gin an investigation into the stories
told by Hughes and Cummings with
a view to grand jury action. x
The judge, however, exonerated
Mrs. William Rufus Edwards and her
mother, Mrs. H. B. Turner.
"I do think those good women have
been deceived," said Judge Landis,
referring to Mrs. Edwards and Mrs.
Turner. "I think that some oae
should have stepped, in andt taken,
in rir r riT1iTiTTrTf,&1'-er'r-'' - -1-