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"In. spite of this, however, he had lit
tle or no money saved.
Shortly after the trial he went to
work for Carson, Parie, Scott & Co.
as a private detective He worked
there until last December, when a
heavy Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co.
wagon crashed into him and injured
him so badly that he was taken to a
M'Clellan has never been off his
back since that accident. But still
Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co. has made
no effort to help him. When he was
.njured his pay stopped.
True, C, S., P. & Co. did do one
thing. They gave Mrs. M'Clellan a
job behind the counter at $7.50 a
week. But when her health broke
down from the drudgery of the store
and the added work of nursing her
husband at night, they discovered
that she was not fast enough to go
the pace set by the young girls and
she was summarily discharged.
Since then, penniless and friend
less, Mrs. M'Clellan has struggled to
bring her husband back to health.
But her fight seems doomed to fail
ure. The doctors expect the end
within a few days.
Last night a Day Book reporter
visited the little upstairs fiat of the
M'Clellans at 1862 Ogden av. He was
met by a corpse-like woman. It was
Mrs. M'Clellan. For 48 hours previous
she had not closed her eyes. In the
bedroom the sound of a man calling
out loudly in his delirium was heard.
It was the former detective, now but
There is hardly any food in the
house. The rent is not paid and there
is an overdue mortgage on the furni
ture. And M'Clellan has no life insur
ance through which he might be
buried. It is the thought of that
which is crushing the already en
feebled woman to the earth.
So far the police have shown no
disposition to help "Charley M'Clel
lan, the good fellow who wouldn't
CANADIAN BRIDGES BURNED.
Vancouver, B. C, April 29. Ger
man sympathizers are alleged to have
fired the Granville and Connaught
bridges, main arteries of railroad traf
fic southward, pear here today.
The great Connaught hridge will be
a total loss. The wind is unfavorable
for the destruction of the Granville
structure and it probably will be
saved. Together the bridges cost over
WHITMAN URGED BULL MOOSE-
G. O. P. ALLIANCE, SAYS T. R.
Spracuse, N. Y., April 29. A bomb
was thrown into New York and
possible national politics in the
Barnes-Roosevelt libel trial.
A proposal by Gov. Whitman of an
alliance of New York Progressives
and progressive Republicans to rid
the state of machine misgovern
ment was the coup sprung by the
The colonel said he read the
Whitman letter, written last fall,
when Whitman was district att'y, and
relied upon it in attacking Barnes
during the 1914 primaries.
Roosevelt's testimony was finally
concluded at 12 :15. It was the eighth
day he had been on the stand and
when excused he had been under ex
amination for thirty-eight hours and
fifteen minutes. Before springing
the Whitman letter the colonel gave a
dramatic recital of how he approved
acquision by the street trust of the
Tennessee Coal & Iron Co. to stop
the 1907 panic.
The colonel also told how he had
prosecuted big corporations despite
their contributions to his presidental
Boston. Two nights' wake, burial
in family lot, insurance money spent
for corpse of Patrick J. Coleman.
Coleman hale and hearty, returned
from Canada. Now it's "who's who"
in. the family lot ,.