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want to know if that is so, Mr. Bliss,
J bear you are toe juror."
A hush of-xpeetancy fell over the
courtroom. Men stood up and peered
at the jurors.
"Yea," said Bliss, hesitatingly. "A
woman called me up on the 'phone
and asked me how I stood with the
"I know the woman. I told her I
stood all right with the papers, Then
she said to me:
" 'I would like to buy a mine and
I understand you have one for sale,'
"At that I told her that I did not
propose to talk to her further, and
that ended our conversation,"
Judge Van Fleet quickly asked the
juror if he bad been influenced by
this conversation, and ho as quickly
replied that he bad not.
Bliss gave the woman's name tp
the United States attorney as Mrs.
Charles D, Lane and her address as
122 West Glay street. It is said that
Mrs, P. Brew Oaminetti, wife of the
co-defendant in the Diggs ease, is re
siding with Mrs. Lane.
Diggs took the verdict of guilty
philosophically, but declared he will
fight it through the last court in the
Only Diggs' father and F. Prew
Caminettl were in the courtroom
where the jury returned its verdict,
Mrs. Diggs was in an ante-room sob
bing bitterly. Throughout Roche's
denunciation of Diggs she Sat by the
side of her husband and several times
Wiped the tears from her eyes, espe
cially when Roche dwelt on the de
fendant's desertion of his wife and
Judge Van Fleet in charging the
jury expressed the opinion that the
government has presented a clear
case, but told the jurors they would
have to .decide whether the evidence
presented was sufficiently strong to
The deepest colliery in the world
is at Lambert in Belgium 3,600 feet
R5GIMENT OF ONE PRIVATE
Cincinnati, o Aug. 21,Tbe rank
and Ale of the First Ohio Infantry,
National Volunteer Reserves, lives at
2548 Haekberry street, end his name
is John H, Roux, When the First
Ohio Infantry has a drill, it will
march in the follownig order?
Two Captains of Staff,
Two Lieutenants of Staff.
Private John Hi Rpux.
Rous is the only one-man rfgl
ment in the world.
You see, it's thus: The First Ohio
Infantry, National Volunteer Re
serves, 'is a skeleton regiment, com
posed Of officers who have seen ser
vice It was organised Wednesday,
with George W. Piatt as Colonel.
The officers will drill for war service,
so they will be prepared to answer a
call for volunteers at a moment's no
tice. The skeleton regiment would
then be filled in with privates.