1895-03-07-AltonEveningTelegraph-p7-TaylorSuesForLibel

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on in. of a tho and was TAYtOR SUES SerioUH FOR LIBEL. Clmr^fB In Tho Hue AgnlQgt tho Coluretl llccordor of I)ooii». WASHINGTON, March 2.—A»caso now being tried in tho criminal court in which C. H. J. Taylor, the colored recorder of deeds for tho District of Columbia, charues William Calvin Chaso, tho editor of Tho Boo, a weekly publication, read Dhleily by tho colored population of tills city, with criminal libel, has brought out considerable sensational testimony. Thoro was published in Tho Boo on Jan. 5 an article charging Taylor with gross misuse of tho ar,point.ing power attached to his ottico. with collecting political nsse.ss.- mentB rrom tno colored men or tlio district district employed by tho government and with personal Immorality and improper relations with some of tho fonmlo em- ployes of his oillco. The charges wero mndo in tho course of tho bitter light which has been made ii'mlnst Taylor since his appointment. Taylor had Chaso arrested for criminal libel, and the euse now being tried is the result. Several women, formerly employed employed in Che recorder's oillco, havo ttiHtl- lled that Taylor mado Improper proposals to thorn, anil that their refusal of Ills demands demands was followed by dismissal. The KoviTiimont, on cross -examination, brought out testimony tending to impeach impeach thu character of several ot the witnesses witnesses produced by the defense. is

Clipped from Alton Evening Telegraph07 Mar 1895, ThuPage 7

Alton Evening Telegraph (Alton, Illinois)07 Mar 1895, ThuPage 7
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