Clipped From The Winnipeg Tribune
'1 bis outline of the history of the Hearst company and his dealings with MILLION WORDS NOW ON RECORD IN HEARST CASE 1,158 Exhibits Also Filed; Trial Now on Eve of Fifth Month Approximately I.Onn.ono words have been written Into the record and 1.15S exhibits lllcd on the. eve of the fifth month of tlie trial of Joseph Xavler ; Hearst, head of the defunct Heart ..Music I'ublMiera of Canada who la raking preliminary hearing hefore Xl. i, ,.. , I.acerte on chaiges of theft and fraud. This was revealed on Thursday with the completion of the testimony of O. A. .MacLeiiu. former secretary of the Mi ni who has been on the witness stand f"r 10 days. Mr. Macl,caii leaves today for, Los Angeles and may not return for the higher court proceedings. J. F. Wallar, defence counsel, Intimated he would not consent to accepting witness" evidence in the higher venue unless MacLean was called back. Mr. Wnllar's statement on this fact was read into the record. In his lust appearance MarLean con - its head. Hearst To Buy All That Hearst had Issued Instructions fr his (Hearst's) purchase of all the stock held by shareholders was one of the high lights adduced from Mar Lean, by John Allen, K.C., crown counsel. To carry out this plan, witness testl - ficd, Hearst had sent 100 signed prom - iesory notes to Winnipeg from Chicago with Instructions to pay as high ss $HO0 a share for the re - purchsse. Mr. Wallar objected snd the court upheld hit objection when Mr. Allen wanted to know the effect of the completion ot this Intention. No shares were standing to the. credit of Joseph Hearst or E. J. Evans at the time the company collapsed, witness said, snd further he said he had never seen any original Invoices covering shipment of muslo to United States' Jobbers. 1 Witness had never seen contracts covering this alleged business, but he understood from Hearst thene were on file In the Chase National Bank, New Vork. He told Mr. Allen the Hearst company paid i;.i:6 Dominion Income tax In !:. This figure was fixed by himself from the company's books. The rase continues at 4 o'clock this afternoon.