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Au Ex-legislator On Trial

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Parent Issue
Day
19
Month
June
Year
1891
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Chicago. Jnne 16. - Solomon Van Praag, ex-legislator and a saloonkeeper, was on trial yesterday before Jndge Blodgett for violation of the United States eleetion laws in procuring faise testimony in naturalization cases. John Callaghan swore that Van Praag got hiin to swear to a lie in two cases and John Murray confirmad Callaghan's testimony. The deĆ­ense introdnced witnesses contradicting part of what Callaghan said, and others swearing that his repqtation was very bad.