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Milet, 1110 N. Marshfleldav. 'Breach
Wife killed by auto while' John
Bass, peddler, 2129 Emerson av., was
locked up for assault on policeman.
Fritz Rush, Lansing, Wv. killed
when team he was driving ran away.
To reopen South Clark st. court.
Judge Prindiville to preside.
Four saloonkeepers to appear be
fore Judge Landis or be held in con
tempt for keeping bars open Sunday
Federal sleuths investigating al
leged den used for illegal distribution
of dope. Refuse to give names.
Body of James Hill, 6540 S. 48th
av., found in water of roadsidre ditch.
TERRIBLE ACTS OF "POSSUM
HUNTERS" TOLD IN COURT
Bowling Green, Ky., April 14.
Atrocities "administed by '''possum
hunters in Butler county upon Mrs.
Katherine Webster and her daughter
were told yesterday at the trial of P.
C. Jenkins, one of the men indicted.
Mrs. Webster said she and her fam.-1
ily were awakened after midnight by
a band of masked men who had brok
en into the house. They were led
barefoot and scantily clad to the
woods. Mrs. Webster, who is 65, said
sole was tied to a tree and the lash
applied to he rnaked body. Luela
Webster, her daughter, was whipped
next. The son, following a whipping,
was hung several times in an effort to
extort a confession as to who had
fired upon the possum hunters as
they approached tire house.
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PROBE COUNTY OFFICES
' Officials in the county building are
squirming following the tip that
spread around that some mysterious
person "has been around checking up
on the number of employes thaave
been squeezed into county service.
Whether this mysterious persons is
Sate's Att'y Hoyne or some one else
could not be learned. It is said that
the investigators are paying particu-,
lar attention-to the offices of County
Clerk Bob Sweitzer and County
Treasurer Henry Stuckart.
Those who- are investigating are
suspicious that the extra help had
some bearing on the mayoralty race.
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