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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 09, 1912, Image 8

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Indianpolis, Oct 9. Defense
will throw prosecution on 'shoul
ders of Ortie McManigal, the in
former. Newt Harding, chief -.counsel
for defense, said in statem6nt to
day: "We" shall shpw you that if
dynamite were transported it was
done by McManigal, and the Mc
Namaras without the knowledge
of a single, one of these defend
ants." Indianapolis, Oct. x 9o Dyna
mite conspiracy trial certain to be
long drawn out.
Defense objecting to introduc
tion of all testimony regarding
explosions or causing' of explo
sions. .' -x
Defendants are indicted for il
legal transportation of dynamite,
and defense argues- testimony as
to explosions or causing of game
is not proper. Prosecution built
on such testimony.
District Attorney Miller finish
ed opening statement yesterday.
Newt Harding Began for de
fense. Clashes already.
Harding was telling history of
iron workers' union. Speaking
"Less noise and more state
ment," said Anderson.
Harding sore.
"Now let me tell you a little
something about this "union that
is being attacked " he began.
"No union is being attacked,"
yelled Miller, jumping to his feet.
"I have said no labor organiza
tion is on trial, nor is organized
labor on trial," said Anderson. I
repeat "that. I want counsel on
both sides to understand it." ,
"But, your honor, the honor
able district attorney DID attack
the union' said Harding.
"I did nothing of the sort," said
Miller. "I defy any one to find
anything like that in my state
ment." t
Anderson liad Harding with
draw his remark, but let him on
with history of union.
A lawsuit was recently in full
swing, and during its progress a
witness was cross examined as to
the habifs and character of the de
fendant. "Has Mr, M a reputation foV
being abnormally lazy?" asked
counsel briskly.
"Well, sir, it's this way"
"Will you kindly answer the
question asked?" struck in the
irascable lawyer.
"Well, sir, I was going to say,
it's this way. I don't want to dos
the gentleman in question any in-
justice. Arid I won't go so far as
to say, sir, that he's lazy exactly;
but if it required any voluntary.
work on his part to digest his food
why, he d die from lack of nour
ishment, sir!"
The Boy What is a den? ' -
Pater A den, my son, is a!
place where wild beasts make
their homes.
The Boy No; J mean a den in
a man's house.
'"Eddie," interjected the mothw
er, "your father's definition ajK
plies to that also. J
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