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The night train for Chicago puffed out of the Cheyenne station. In Harry F. Sinclair's private car were Martin W. Littleton,* George C. Hoover, other lawyers "of counsel for the defense." They left behind them John W. Lacey, ex-Hoosier, ex-school-teacher, ex-Chief Justice of Wyoming, gallant 76-year-old leader of the Rocky Mountain Bar, also "of counsel for the defense." Next morning's Chicago express puffed Eastward with Owen J. Roberts of Philadelphia, ex-Senator Atlee Pomerene of Ohio, other lawyers "of counsel for the prosecution." The greatest trial in Wyoming history had come to...

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