mary 10/8/1940

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mary 10/8/1940 - HERO ruled against any delay. He told counsel...
HERO ruled against any delay. He told counsel for both sides that he wanted (he case finished by the week-end, and that he intended, to have night sessions if necessary to accomplish that end. In his opening statement yesterday. Londrigan said the state intended to prove forgery on -the i part of the three women, and. to I show that the others indicted— | Albert and Phillip Heckle, Joe Helleny, William Early, Ernest Riiffgeri, Louis Quaglia and Paul Johnson — aided defrauding the and abetted in state by causing relief checks issued to non- custent clients. " Three rural route mail carriers in the Colp area, Lionel . Smith, Elmer Drummond and Phil Elliott, testified at the morning session that they did not know of the existence of 24 persons listed on the rolls as received relief. John Ztisek, Illinois Emergency Relief Commission examiner, and Joe Springer, assistant attorney general, testified on results of their | sons search in the area for listed as receivin per- (NEA Telephoto) : They said they couJd not find the Series'pitching victories, smiles recipients. Their testimony was Wilson after climaxing brilliant supported by that o£ John Gara- homer in sixth game. j vaglia, district relief case worker, ', ,__]-H-ho also testified that he searched through the area unav.ailiugly for ttie bearers of certain names. Mrs. Georgia Miller, former case work supervisor for the dis- relief, NOBODY CAN FIND GHOST CLIENTS ON RELIEF PAYROLL Judge Loyd Bradley Orders Case Completed This Week. Night -Sessions if Necessary fric.t, testified late yesterday that the signature and handwriting of Mrs. Webb appeared on the ap- i plications oil non-existent clients. °"'"' MARION, ILL,.. O.ct. S— (UP) — Assistant Attorney General Joseph A. Londrigan was to offer testimony late today of the prosecution's principal witness in the ti'ial of nine persons charged with defrauding the Williamson county relief commission of $S,000 througli the issuance of checks to non-existent relief clients. THSS CURIOUS Mrs. Kalherme Kecler of Chicago, : \vi£e of Leonard Keeler ,w.ho maintains a. crome detection laboratory iin Chicago, was to compare the handwriting of Eliy.abctli Stearns and Mary D'Augustino \filli the signatures of "ghost" relief clients on the warrant register •which serves the relief station as a receipt. She was expected to testify on the .handwriting of Ethel Webb, Negress and former case worker Tn the Colp area. Also under indictment in the fraud case, Mrs. Webb was granted a separate trial. The Defense Counsel asked [or an afternoon recess in order that if could send to St. Louis to ob- tajn a handwriting expert of its but Judge Loyd Bradley METEOR SHOWERS ARE THE RE/WAINS OF COMETS WHICH HAVE

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  1. The Daily Independent,
  2. 08 Oct 1940, Tue,
  3. Page 6

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