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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 24, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 12

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PREITUNQ-KLEIST TRIAL IS
WITH US ACAIM
New York, April 24. Production
of new evidence of startling nature
was hinted at today by attorneys for
Max Kleist whentrial of the young
gardener's $250.00(kalienation suit
against Mr. and Mrs. Edward M. Brei
tung was resumed in federal court.
Mrs. Juliet Breitung Kleist herself
will be called as a witness against her
.parents, unless the defense promises
to put her on the stand. A subpoena
was handed the 20-year-old heiress
while some of her most ardent love
notes to her gardener-husband were
being read to the jury.
Kleist resumed the stand under di
rect examination, telling of the New
Mexico mine where the Michigan
millionaire sent him after the elope
ment with his daughter.
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WANT PARLIAMENT BUILDING
MONEY FOR BREAD
Winnipeg, April 24. Pleading that
money directed into work on the new
parliament buildings should be re
funded and utilized to buy bread for
the unemployed, a delegation of job
less men visited Premier ir Rod
mond Rohlin, while 10,000 of the un
employed assembled in the shadow of
Queen Victoria's statue on Parlia
ment square, under the surveillance
of 50 police
It was suggested that the, govern
ment could equuv farms and sell to
the unemployed on easy payments.
Those buying farms would hire other
jobless and the situation, it was ar
gued, would be practically aolved.
Ninety per cent of the jobless in
Canada would be willing to go back
to the land, declared speakers. The
prjmier stated he could do nothing.
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STEP-MOTHER FORCES CHILD
TO TAK MURIATIC ACID
Muskegon, Mich., April 24. Jeal
ous of her husband's love for his 13-year-old
daughter Evelyn, the child's
step-mother, Mrs. Albert Steel, 32,
bound and blindfolded the girl,!
t forced muriatic acid down her throat
and then held her in her arms until
the child died. Mrs. Steel so con
fessed today to prosecuting attorney
Galpin and told him she would plead
guilty to a charge of first degree
murder when arraigned this, after
noon. The body of the Steel girl was
found yesterday partially buried in an
alley near Ijer home. Suspicion was
directed against the child's step
mother because of conflicting stories
she told of the girl's disappearance.
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SAYS HE CAN PROVE IT
Xhsodore Poosevetir
He admits making the statement
Barnes objects to, but denies it is
libel.
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Don't leave food in ice box until it
has to tell you by an offensive odor it
needs attention.
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