Henry Ruger intrigue 5 Nov 1894
ANOTHER CAMPAIGN LIE. The Official Lied A boat Is Henry Wnlff. Candidate Candidate Tor b fate Treasurer. Mrs. Lillian C. Brown, of No. 1363 West Lake street, has Bled an affidavit testifying; testifying; that a former, statement bearing her signature which appeared -in -in the Tims of. yesterday upon the solicitation of General Mann is false. Mrs. Brown declares that in tbe statement she Is made to declare Henry Wulff borrowed $1,000 of her In February, 1OT7, in -order -order to secure his first nomination for county clerk. Mr. Wnlff was elected county elerk in November. lWti, and took bis seat in December, 1886. Mrs. Brown totsiljr denies tbe . truth of tbe charges in the above paper, and said last night tbat sbn signed it on tbe request of General Mann, without reading what it contained. Mrs. Brown declared that she signed tbe paper, being ignorant of political political affairs, upon- upon- tbe solicitation of one Henry Buger, a. friend of hers, who introduced her to General Mann. Ruger, so Mrs. .Brown declares, represented represented that General Mann was a friend of hers, and that she signed the paper in order to assist the General upon Ruger's allegation tbat it would be a benefit She also said she had been promised pay for signing the affidavit, but that she did not know the name of Henry Wulff appeared in it, else she would not have signed it, as Mr. Wulff was an old friend and had materially aided her husband. She was highly indignant at tbe outrage that had been put upon her, espeoiallv as a lawyer lawyer bad notified Mr. Wulff tbat 'he had the claim of Mrs. Beown placed in bis hands for collection. Mrs. Brown said Mr. Wulff had never borrowed any money from her, and that she did not know tbe lawyer in qnestion, had never seen him, and hid not authorized blm to use ber name.