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A week Jater Miss Cox went to St.
Paul for a visit.
She testified Edwards sent her a
ticket from St. Paul. His testimony
was that he gave her $5 for inci
dentals, but no ticket.
Miss Cox told a story in her breach
of promise suit of going to a fashion
able St Paul restaurant with Ed
wards and waking up the next morn
ing in a disreputable house. Edwards
did not de.ny this, but the government
needed evidence that he paid her way
to another state to obtain the indict
ment. The breach of promise suit was in
stituted in St. Paul before the white
slave indictment was forthcoming.
The case was remanded for a new
trial. In the second trial Miss Cox
won judgment of $17,500.
In the interval between the two
trials Charles DeWoody, an Investi
gator for the department of justice,
looked into the case for its bearing
on the Mann act. The United States
district attorney there refused to
prosecute after an investigation.
It is alleged that De Woody ob
tained a confession from Miss Cox in
which she told of intimacy with sev
eral other men before meeting Ed
wards. This, it is said, for some rea
son, was suppressed. This confession,
if true, might have defeated tne wo
man's breach of promise suit.
BELGIANS USED ARMORED TRAIN TO DEFEAT
GERMANS NEAR GHENT HEAVY LOSSES
Nish. It is officially announced that the Servian
armies, having resumed the offensive, have now captured
the cities of Ljuboviya and Srebrenitza on the Drina near,
the southeastern spur of the Konin mountains.
Antwerp. A Belgian force, with an armored train,
have defeated a German detachment near Ghent with
Washington. The Siasconsett station of the Mar
coni Wireless Telegraph Company was today ordered
closed at noon tomorrow by Secretary of Navy Daniels,
London, Sept. 24. The navy department is with
out any confirmation of the report by way of Paris that
the Russian Baltic fleet, in battle with the Germans, sank
a German cruiser and two torpedo boats near the Aland
Islands. It is stated that it is known the Russian and
German fleets were in that vicinity.
Bucharest. War sentiment in Roumania becoming
more violent against Austria. Russia meeting with sue
cess in her efforts to line up Bulgaria by promising King
Ferdinand Adrianople and Macedonia in return for sup
port in war. Greece now ready for action against Tur
key. Italy holds key to reorganization of Balkan League.
Tpfop. Officially announced that British infantry