Edward J Yockey 2 Feb 1936 Sun pg 14

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Edward J Yockey 2 Feb 1936 Sun pg 14 - Yockey Floored VVhen Meeting Ends in Riot...
Yockey Floored VVhen Meeting Ends in Riot Milwaukee I.4') Anti- Viviseetiou- ists foes of cruelty to animals, got rough witli each other last night to the extent of scratches, bruises and one fracture. The Wisconsin Anti-Vivisection society, torn by partisan struggles for week- met under order of Circuit Circuit Judge Daniel W. Sullivan to determine a permanent presidency of the organization. Followed by 30 supporters, Mr* Arlene Holst, ousted president of the group, burst into a meeting at a downtown hotel and capers In- Kan. Ijouis llolst. husband of the former president, knoc ked Attorney Kdward Yockey, to the floor Yockey. who had been elected tem porary chairman, found his glasses broken. Someone cut lo so with n blow that split Holst’s hp- and sent him sprawling. He demanded Yockoy’s arrest, but no arrest wa,s made. “I didn't have a chance to hit anyone," Yockey said "I was on my ba« k most of tin* time. There were 2<* of us against 6> of them, so we adjourned to a room on the next floor and left them in possession possession of the mezzine floor.” Clarence Richards, national ofti cer of the society of Chicago, was kn »eked down and suffered a fra» tured wrist. He a for worlds" would to participate in ' fill scene " Police restored order without making any arrests The two fac tions then elected their own sets of officers. Yockey said the case would be carried to circuit c >urt for further action by Judge Sullivan Attorney Yockey, former resident of Kscanaha. is a brother of Mrs. II. .1 Pe'net of this city. serted that “not lie have chosen such a disgrace-

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 02 Feb 1936, Sun,
  3. Page 35

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