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Meanwhile, in the dark places of
our city parks Illicit love affairs are
being carried on that have in them
all the possibilities of tragedy that
the Orpet-Lambert sordid love affair
ORPET CROSS EXAMINATION
ENDS DEFENSE PLEASED
Waukegan, June 30. Cross exam
ination of Will Orpet finished yester
day with the defense confident that
Orpet came through victorious and
the state positive that It showed up
many flaws in the latest story told
by the university student.
As further witness for the defense,
Dorothy Mason, a sister-in-law of
Celestia Youker, will be called to
deny that any announcement was
made of a reported engagement of
Miss Youker to Orpet, which it is
thought will prevent the state's In
troduction of the love letters of Ce
leste, which it is declared prove that
an engagement did exist Erwin
Clow, a rival of Orpet's for Marion
Lambert's affections, will tell of a
letter said to have been written by
Marion which contained a vague
threat of suicide.
Portland, Ore. Mrs. Margaret
Sanger of New York and three other,
women arrested as result of holding
meeting of protest against previous
arrest of three men for selling Mrs.
Sanger's birth control pamphlets. '
, Bridgehampton, L. I. Candidate
Charles E. Hughes had two-hour
conference with fbrmer President
William Howard Taft.
Washington. Pres. Wilson ac
cepted invitation to speak before the
Salesmanship congress at Detroit,
Mich., July 10. ,
.New York. Thirty-eight new cas
es in Brooklyn and seven in Manhat
tan brought known total of infantile
paralysis victims in New York's epi
demic of dread disease up to 297.
Battle Creek, Mich. Martin E.
Brawn, former Battle Creek newspa-
per publisher, died suddenly at Gull
Ossining, N. Y. The "paper box
kid," Oresto Shillitani, forfeited his
own life in electric chair at 5 a. m.
today for killing of four men.
Rome. Fulfilling promise for more
vigorous prosecution of war, new
ministry called to colors classes of
1882 to 1895 and third categories of
classes of 1882 and 1883.
Berlin. Breaking out of new Ital
ian offensive on Isonzo front and
steadily increasing violence of Brit
ish artillery assault leave little doubt
in Berlin that allies are in early
stages of "grand offensive."
Berlin. Russians made fruitless
counter attacks southeast of Win
iewka in region west of Sozul. Brit
ish attacks at various places along
German front repelled.
Petrograd. German have begun a
series of sudden, violent attacks on
Gen. Kuropatkin's entire front from
Riga through Jacobstada to Dvinsk.
It is believed Field Marshal Von Hin
denburg is launching new offensive
in effort to divert Russion troops
from the Galician and Volynian cam
paign. Paris. Germans last night shifted
attack back to west bank of Meuse.
Progressives who have gone back
to the G. 0. P. ranks do not look fa
vorably on Deneen's selection of Sen.
Morton D. Hull as a candidate for
governor and may refuse to be deliv
ered. Chas. H. Sergei, Harold F.
Ickes and Frank H. Funk, ex-Bull
Moosers, met in Ickes' office yester
day and discussed plans to bring out
either Aid. Merriam or Funk as a
candidate. Local politicians believe
Deneen selected Hull because he
wanted a Cook county candidate in
order to preserve his local organization.