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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 28, 1913, Image 8

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Boston, Mass., May 28. Bitter
Reeling between the prosecution and
defense was very miich in evidence
today when the Wood dynamite con
spiracy trial was resumed with D. J.
Mahoney, general man about the
Wood home at Andover, on the stand.
Pelletler asked the witness regard
ing a missing chauffeur named Red
dick who, the prosecutor claims,
drove the car in which Pittman went
to Quarryman Rice of Quincy for the
dynamite which was later turned
over to Breen in Boston.
PeUetier last night charged that
Roddick is still in the eniploy of
Wood, that his family still occupies
the house on the Wood estate at
Andover and that he is being kept
put of the jurisdiction of the court
by his employer. In addition, the
prosecutor says it has been unable
to serve another material witness, an
employe of the woolen company, who
was transferred from the Boston to
the New York offices of the company
when it was found that subpoena
servers were looking for him.
Fred N. Chandler, a special Law
rence police Justice, and a member
of the committee named to ry,to set
tle the strike, was" 4uestioned regard
ing meetings held vith the. inut own
ers at which Atteaux and Wood were
The committee was pi session in
a hotei with the mill owners, Chand
ler said, when word came that dyna
mite had been found in several places
The next time he saw Wood was
about two" -weeks later, when the
committee went to Wood's home in
Boston1, where the magnate was ID In
bed. Atteaux was also present and
strife matters were discussed.
Witness fcould not remember any
thing special that either Wood or At
teaux said during the? conference.
IDuring it, however, Wood Was called
to the telephone and witness saldf'Tie
tfeard the "mill jowner say?
"I don't know anything about any
dynamite. I never saw any dynamite
to my knowledge, and I don't know
whether I would know dynamite if I
saw it. Sjou can tell the newspaper
men that if you want to."
The desperate tactics of Hearst's
Chicago American to pulmotor its cir
culation have received a check In
Judge LaBuy's court at Maxwell
TJave Kovalshelsky, an American
driver, was fined $25 and costs for
trying to force the newsboy at Eigh
teenth and Halsted streets to take
'mqre American's, than he could sell
and forijeating him up when he re
fused to do so.
The game of increasing circulation
by making newsboys take more
papers than they can sell Is an old
on in Chicago. In the language of
the newsboys it is making the boys
"at papers."
The Chicago American has been
trying to force newsboys its drivers
thought they could intimidate, to
"eat" papers for some time Some of
"them are losing their appetites.
Washington, May 28. The edict
issued by General J. P. Hickman, for
bidding women riding astride in the
parade during the reunion ol the
"United Confederates at Chattanooga,
Tenn.. "makes them tired," Wash
ington women announced today.
Miss Mildred Greble, noted capital
horsewoman, wanted to know why
women couldn't wear riding trousers
If they were more comfortable, it
men could and did use face-powder.
Mrs. Burleson, chief marshai in tha
Tecent suffrage parade, said: "We
are not trying to follow the. ways of
men in riding astride. We have just
awakened to the fact that we are
more comfortable arid look .better rid
ing that way than with Side" saddles.
The General maKes m6 mighty tired.
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