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in Kennedy's legal deals The a Kenneth during Semple on of said regarding false. "Miss in it witness radio make McPherson, who San to that she radiogram from Joseph Sheedy, executive. Wilkening Seeks To Collect Losses On S. 0. Stock Sues Mayor Tipton for $300 Allegedly Lost by Taking Job City Attorney Manning of Wood River, was instructetd by the City Council, Monday night, to defend tho suit .filed against Mayor Tipton by former Chief of Police Wilkening for $300. Wilkening claims that when he gave up his position at the Standard Oil refinery to become police police chief he no longer could purchase purchase stock and that stock on which he had made payments lapsed and, his money was returned. He lost, therefore, he claims, that part of the cost of the stock that the Standard pays for its employes, Mayor Tipton holds that Wllken- ing's appointment to the Police Department Department had nothing to do with his personal interests and that whatever Ic^s might have been incurred is not a matter for the mayor. The :sult came up for trial in, the ciurt fy. ;&Uce Magistrate xlWilspn'f where i continuance was granted Wilkening. Later a change of -venue was taken to the court of Justice Cobine, where the case is set down fc • trial next Saturday. Wilkening recently asked the City Council to reimburse him for defense defense of the suit against him filed by T. H. Williams who charged fa:je arrest. The council' and Williams reached a settlement. Williams' suit against Wilkening was dismissed. An ordinance was passed Monday that annexed to the City of Wood River a tract of 89 lots east of Thirteenth street from Esther to Edwardsville Edwardsville road, to Fourteenth street. to ns by Secretaries the

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 16 Apr 1929, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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