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FURTHER CONTRADICTION IN
THE LAWSON CASE
Trinidad, Colo., April 27. Further
contradictions in the state's testimo
ny were brought out in defense of
John R. LawsonI labor leader, on trial
for alleged murder of mine guard in
coal strike riot in October, 1913.
Charles Tafoya, a deputy who took
part in the fatal riot, testified for the
prosecution, said the murdered guard
was shot while facing the strikers. A
previous witness swore the guard was
shot in the back while running from
Lawson, virtual leader of the union
during the recent industrial war in
Colorado, would not comment today
on the issues raised between John D.
Rockefeller, Jr., and Frank P. Walsh,
chairman of the federal industrial re
MAX KLEIST LOSES SUIT
New York, April 27. Not even the
balm of gold will be rubbed over the
broken heart of Max Kleist, garden
er, who permitted himself to be
wooed and won, according to his sad
tale, by Juliet Breitung, daughter of
Edward Breitung, capitalist, and has
since sued the parents of Juliet for
$250,000, claiming they took her love
from him. Federal Judge Hough dis
missed the suit yesterday and ruled
that the parents are in no way obliged
to accept the conduct of a son-in-law.
"Parents are not responsible for
lack of affection, nor are they respon
sible for an abundance of affection
for them which might outweigh the
affection the child might have for the
spose," said the judge. "No parent
is bound, in fear of a suit, to approve
his child's marriage or to close his
house to his own child or to admit to
that house the consort."
HERE'S A TIP, FOLKS
Cleveland. Joseph Corns tipped
his hat to footpads who held him up
last night They liked his politeness
and returned his dollar.
TRICKED INTO KILLING HER
FIANCE PECULIAR CASE
Bridgeport, Conn., April 27. Miss
Emily Wheeler, wealthy banker's
daughter, who was tricked into kill
ing her fiance, Arthur Hearn Cowl, an
heir to millions, was hurried from
the hospital where Cowl died early to
day, in a state of nervous collapse.
Cowl, according to the story told
the police, handed the 20-year-old so
ciety belle a piece of string in the.
darkness and told her: "Pull it and
you'll get a' surprise."
Wondering, Miss Wheeler follow
ed his directions. There was a sharp
flash. Cowl fell over with a bullet in
his head and died an hour later. The
string had been attached to the trig
ger of a revolver.
Cowl was 22 years old. He was the
son of the president of the Central
Mercantile Ass'n and grandson of the
late George A. Hearn, New York dry
goods man whose estate was valued
at $15,000,000. For some time he had
been attentive to Miss Wheeler. He
had just returned from Bermuda,
where he spent the winter for' his
Miss Wheeler, who was at Cowl's
side when he died, told the police she
could give no reason for his act.
SAYINGS OF A WISE PUP
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