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official receipt. He looked troubled f
about taking a check from me. Three
or four days later he came back with
a paper signed 'R. O. W.' to prove the
taxes had been cu?T -The money, he
said, should be paid to attorneys who
had acted in the case, Sass, Nicolai
"This law firm sent me a bill for
$150, reading, 'To the services in the
estate of Charles Rakebrand.' I went
to their offices in the Continental &
Commercial Nat'l Bank building,
gave them the check for $150 and
was given a receipt signed by the girl
in the office, 'B. Moni.' "
The state's attorney submitted the
" receipt and the cancelled check, in
evidence. The check had the en
dorsement of the law firm and then of
"J. Walscheid," later reported to be
P. J. Walscheid of 1351 Mozart St.,
former clerk in the Board -of Review
GIRL WONT TALK MAN FREED
A girl's love saved two men from
a possible prison sentence yester
day. Eighteen-year-old Laona Johnson
of Laona, Wis., refused to testify
against Dr. L. W. Rowell and Law
rence Ballou, prominent clubman,
who are accused of attempting to
perform a criminal operation.
Laona came to Chicago to work.
Her parents did not hear from her
for some time, and when they did it
was a letter from Dr. Rowell saying
that she was very ill.
The relatives investigated into her
illness and had her removed from
Rowell's sanitarium at Western
Springs, HI., to a city hospital. The
men were then pinched.
Laona has said that Ballou would
marry her and, confident that he will
do what's right by her, she did not
tell her story on the stand when the
men were arraigned. They were
There are 32,990 Germans in Australia,
TROOPS TO LEAVE COLORADO
Denver, Colo., Nov. 11. The fed
eral troops will begin leaving duty
in the Colorado strike fields soon,"
said Lieut. Gov. S. R. Fitzgarrald,
who is acting chief executive of the
"They will leave the field gradual
ly. The exact date when the soldiers
will withdraw I do not know, but they
will not all go at oncei. Detachments
will probably be taken from the out
lying points first."
It is reported local officials of the
Pullman Co. and local officers of the
railroad companies have received or
ders from the war department to
have coaches ready to be moved
about Nov. 15.
"Were you at the Art Students'
ball last night?"
"Was it a financial success?"
"Yes. There was scarcely an art
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