Trial of Auto Accident Suit Going Slowly

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personal injury damage suit of six Cassian residents against Carl Flodquist/ a North Branch. Minn., motorist, was expected to run over tomorrow as a result of the slow progress made in the trial up to noon today. When Judge George J. Leicht recessed court this noon, Atty. Earl L. Kennedy, representing the plaintiffs, said he still had two witnesses to call—Dr. Lloyd F. Kaiser of Rhinelander and Dr. Paul J. Dailey of Elcho. Atty. Walter Kayo, who was appearing for Flodquist, said he had several witnesses to call, and it appeared doubtful the testimony would be completed today. Eleven witnesses had been called by the plaintiiis up to noon today. They were: D. H. Fulton, state highway engineer; County Traffic Officer Clifford Guilday, who investigated the three-car accident which resulted in the damage suit; Alex Velaitis. Everett Williams. Anthony Robiy. James Williams and Mrs. Lillian Marines, who are among the plaintiffs: and Frank Morris, Raymond Reader. Fred Poski and Ed Abel. The accident, which involved cars driven by Velaitis, Everett Williams and Flodquist, occurred Oct. 2. 1937, on Highway 8, eight miles west of Rhinelander. One Plaintiff Out. In addition to the five plaintiffs who testified, today, the complaint shows, Mrs. James Williams also is seeking damages for injuries suffered in the accident. A seventh plaintiff, Mrs. Barbara Paddock, was j i | she was unable to appear here for the trial. Flodquist, in a counter-suit, asks damages of $10,000 from Velaitis, who is accused of negligence which resulted in the crash. Flodquist's wife was critically injured and still is an invalid as a result of the three- car collision, it is claimed. Members of the jury hearing the case are: John Michalski, W. J. Dey and Norman Brewster, all of Three Lakes; William Harkins and Kenneth Johnson, both of Gagen; Otto Ahles, Woodboro; Paul Luethy, Pelican; James Armfield, Newbold; Elmer Logan, Pine Lake; Henry Olson, Stella; and Joe Nieber and of

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 15 Mar 1939, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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