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ONE CENT-THE DAY BOOK- ONE CENT
JUDGE OVERRULES MOTION TO
DISMISS ORPET JURY -Bulletin
Courtroom, Waukegan, June 24.
Judge Charles H. Donnelly this aft
ernoon overruled motion to dismiss
jury in Will Orpet's trial for Marion
Lambert's murder and ordered de
fense to proceed with its case when
court is resumed Monday.
Countroom, Waukegan, June 24.
When the Orpet defense opens its
case on Monday it will play two
trump cards, according to present
plans of attorneys for Will Orpet, ac
cused of the murder of Marion Lambert-It
has already offered into evidence
a letter written by the girl and found
in her possession when she was dis
covered dead under the trees in
Helms Woods. This letter, written
to Miss Minnie M. Rumsey, teacher
of the Sunday school class in Lake
Forest, it is contended, will prove
that Marion was unhappy and had
been so for some time. In it she
stated that she laughed when she
wanted to cry.
Will Orpet will be his own star
witness. He will tell of the death
scene in Helms Woods, which no one
but himself witnessed, and he will
declare Marion Lambert took poison
because he could not continue his
relations with her. He will admit his
lies in previous confessions and the
alibi he framed before going to the
last tryst with the girl, but will de
clare alibi was because he feared she
would attempt suicide.
Defense attorneys occupied entire
morning session in making motions
to strike out certain testimony. But
one motion was sutained by Judge
Donnelly, and evidence of minor im
jBprtance .given by Undertaker Fred
Wenban was ordered stricken out.
An attempt was made to have all the
evidence pertaining to cyanide found
on Marion's body and strength of
this poison kept at Deerfield school
and at senior Orpet's house stricken f
out was unsuccessful
Civic concert Garfield Park refec
tory Sun. afternoon. Choir of St.
Barnabas' church will give program.
Rev. E. J. Randall, rector will speak.
"Walt Whitman's Message to the
World," subject lecture Sun., 11 a.
m., 210 Masonic Temple, by Abel L.
Dr. Alex. J. Mclvor-Tyndall talks
on "The Mystery of Dreams and
Their Interpretation," Sun., 8 p. m.,
210 Masonic Temple.
Bartenders will hold open meeting
Sun., 2 p. m., 105-14 W. Madison.
Theo Neuman, John Fitzpatrick and
Aid. Toman will speak. Object to
form firmer union and to help fight
Literary-Joy club will give basket
picnic Sun. at National Grove, River
side. Douglas Park Y. P. S. L meets to
night, 3317 W. 12th.
Public Debate, H. Percy Ward and
Jesse Quitman: "Is Rationalism
Scientific?" Sun., 11 a. m., Corinr
thian hall, Masonic Temple.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Opened"
and closed quiet
WE ATHER) FOREC AS' f
Fair tonight and Sunday; slightly
cooler tonight; moderate westerly
winds becoming light and variable
tonight and shifting to easterly Sun
day. Temperature Friday: High, 82;
low, 66, . . ,