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seats. He would come into the car
and sit by me, however.
' "On this day his actions were as
usual and he tqok the seat beside me.
"He read his paper and not once
did he look at me, but moved his leg
over until it touched mine.
"Then he insulted me.
"The conductor on the car saw this
happen and noticed that I was too
frightened to say anything to Weigle.
"He walked up to where we sat
and asked me if the man was both
ering me. I was scared so bad I
didn't answer him.
"Weigle got up from his seat and
left the train at the next station. Then
I told the conductor what he had
Mary spent last night in a talk
with her lawyers for she believes
that too much has been "put over"
on her already, and has Thomas Pe
den and Harry Kahn of South Chi
cago to aid her.
The girl has many friends backing
her in the fight against the La Street
man and they are eager to bring the
case up in the right way.
Laura Johnson, 7952 Brandon av.,
who has complained of flirts on the
I. C. trains, Officer Ferguson of the
South Park police, who aided Mary
in making the pinch of "John Jones,"
and the two conductors of the train
have been subpoenaed.
Mary will marshal her forces in
the Hyde Park court today at 1
o'clock and there she will face Wei
gle with her accusations.
The La Salle street broker surren
dered himself at the Hyde Park sta
tion last night.
He was immediately released qn
bonds and left the station with his
attorney, Frederick Fake.
He earnestly denies the implication
of guilt that the girl's charges have
thrown on him and issued a state
ment that "he had never wronged
her or any other lady."
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"In view of what has been said in
the newspapers about the affair of
J the mysterious 'John Jones,' I desire
to make this statement regarding
my position in the matter:
"I have lived an upright life. The
charge of the young lady, Miss Mc
Kinney, that I wronged her in any
manner is based upon the impres
sion of what occurred. I say that at
no time and in no place have I ever
wronged her or any other lady."
Miss McKinney went to Hyde Park
court yesterday intending to ask
Judge Graham for a re-opening of
the case against Weigle. Walter
Rooney, Rob't Warden of South Chi
cago and the judge had a long talk
with the girl and she agreed to sign
a new warrant for another alleged
She did this only with the under
standing that the old case against
the La Salle street man would not
Rooney has said that he would
probably make ajnotion before Judge
Graham today or tomorrow asking
that the "not guilty" verdict for Wei
gle bet set aside and a motion for a
new trial be argued.
Today Weigle demanded a jury
TRY OUT HONOR SYSTEM ON
KENOSHA CAR LINE
Kenosha. Wis., Nov. 12. A street
car system, run on the "honor" basis,
with only a man's conscience to force
him to pay fare, is Kenosha's new
idea. Street car company officials to
day declared the experiment, first
tried out yesterday, an unqualified
THE DUB'S LAMENT
I quit at two on Saturday
And gathered up my clubs
Upon the festive links to play
With sundry other dubs.
I do not grudge a half-day off,
But here's the thing that galls;
I spent one hour at playing golf
And three at hunting balls.
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