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case of the big -western railroads against the settlers? Where did Hughes stand in the Standard Oil case? Where did Hughes stand in the American Tobacco trust case? (Manly's second article on "Break ing the Silence of Silent Hughes" will appear in this paper tomorrow.) o o ROY HINTERLITER SAYS HE IS BEING MADE "THE GOAT" Plney, III., July 27. Denying abso lutely that he was the sweetheart of Elizabeth Radcliffe or that he had anything to do with her death, Roy Hinterliter, held in the county jail without bond on the charge of mur der, says he was brought into the affair as "the goat" to bear the bur den of another's guilt. His defense will be that it was not he, but another, who was responsible for the girl's condition; that the two letters he received, one from the girl begging him to come to her, and the other from a friend of the girl, were simply decoy letters dictated by the man responsible for her condition. Hinterliter, whose wealthy parents have employed counsel to fight for his freedom, repeats the story that the girl complained of faintness while they were riding and toppled over in his arms. The state, however, declares the girl was dead before she was placed in the buggy. They say she was killed under an elm tree on the rock road two miles south of town in an effort to perform an abortion. o o HAS JIM GOT A PULL? Jim Pugh apparently retains some sort of a stand-in with the Thomp-son-Lundin crowd in spite of reports to the contrary. Although the cor poration counsel yesterday decreed that the city could enter into no con tract to provide amusement on the municipal pier, which knocks out dances and lectures, the harbor board gave Pugh a contract to run a style show on the pier Aug. 25 and 26. Jim is to kick In only $125 a day for the privilege. This ought to give Pugh a chance to get back some of themoney he spent on Thompson's campaign for mayor. Civic workers" are Indignant over the ruling, which knocks out dances for the winter. They threaten to start a campaign g against the ruling of Sam Ettelson. '' o o EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS OF SADDLE CLUB TO BE TESTED The rights of the Saddle and Cycle club to the exclusive use of the lake shore abutting its ground will be made the matter of a court test. At torney Felix J. Streyckmanns, rep resenting the family of Willie Ulrey, who was fatally wounded by the shears thrown by the club's garden er, will fight the club. Streyckmanns received advice yes terday from a lake short property owner that under the old "sailors' law" any one has the privilege any where of walking along the beach. The , silk-stocking directorate of the club disputes this right They contend no one but members of the club has any right to step foot on the beach in front of the clubhouse. It was when Xlrey and several boy companions came out of the lake, because two of the boys were tired and hadJ.o be assisted from the wa ter, that Nicholas Moga threw the shears that later caused Willie's death from lockjaw. Sam'l Kassel, att'y for the Boys' Brotherhood Republic, conferred with Ass't State's Att'y Duval, who will handle the prosecution of Moga, yesterday. Duval assured him that Hoyne's office would see that justice Is done in the case regardless of the ()) efforts of Colin C. H. Fyffe and other directors of the club to save Moga as a justification of the club's exclu sive right to the beach. o o Children write letters to park board begging it to keep Cy De Vry at head of Lincoln park zoo.