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FURTHER CONTRADICTION IN
THE LAWSON CASE Trinidad, Colo., April 27. Further contradictions in the state's testimo ny were brought out in defense of John R. LawsonI labor leader, on trial for alleged murder of mine guard in coal strike riot in October, 1913. Charles Tafoya, a deputy who took part in the fatal riot, testified for the prosecution, said the murdered guard was shot while facing the strikers. A previous witness swore the guard was shot in the back while running from the strikers. Lawson, virtual leader of the union during the recent industrial war in Colorado, would not comment today on the issues raised between John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and Frank P. Walsh, chairman of the federal industrial re lations committee. MAX KLEIST LOSES SUIT New York, April 27. Not even the balm of gold will be rubbed over the broken heart of Max Kleist, garden er, who permitted himself to be wooed and won, according to his sad tale, by Juliet Breitung, daughter of Edward Breitung, capitalist, and has since sued the parents of Juliet for $250,000, claiming they took her love from him. Federal Judge Hough dis missed the suit yesterday and ruled that the parents are in no way obliged to accept the conduct of a son-in-law. "Parents are not responsible for lack of affection, nor are they respon sible for an abundance of affection for them which might outweigh the affection the child might have for the spose," said the judge. "No parent is bound, in fear of a suit, to approve his child's marriage or to close his house to his own child or to admit to that house the consort." o o HERE'S A TIP, FOLKS Cleveland. Joseph Corns tipped his hat to footpads who held him up last night They liked his politeness and returned his dollar. TRICKED INTO KILLING HER FIANCE PECULIAR CASE Bridgeport, Conn., April 27. Miss Emily Wheeler, wealthy banker's daughter, who was tricked into kill ing her fiance, Arthur Hearn Cowl, an heir to millions, was hurried from the hospital where Cowl died early to day, in a state of nervous collapse. Cowl, according to the story told the police, handed the 20-year-old so ciety belle a piece of string in the. darkness and told her: "Pull it and you'll get a' surprise." Wondering, Miss Wheeler follow ed his directions. There was a sharp flash. Cowl fell over with a bullet in his head and died an hour later. The string had been attached to the trig ger of a revolver. Cowl was 22 years old. He was the son of the president of the Central Mercantile Ass'n and grandson of the late George A. Hearn, New York dry goods man whose estate was valued at $15,000,000. For some time he had been attentive to Miss Wheeler. He had just returned from Bermuda, where he spent the winter for' his health. Miss Wheeler, who was at Cowl's side when he died, told the police she could give no reason for his act. o o SAYINGS OF A WISE PUP Kl-Vll" yWEXlCCT HAS PEf?PETUAL MOTION -OWE REVOLUTION AFTER. ANOTHER'. - k. ju.