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16 at ACTRESS IN WALKER HEARING T»,vt.jL,. ri«TM«i T · i i TTT-ii Betty Compton Linked With 'Unknown Person'Whom Sherwood Paid MAYOR EVADES QUERY ON NAMING' WOMAN 'Jimmy' Says Relatives Were Given Checks as Courtesy From Law Firm EXECUTIVE CHAMBER, Al- bany, N. Y., Aug. 16. IP--The Betty Compton, the act- Dr. was unofficially linked with the "unknmvn nprsnn" nf thp Wa.l- what the "unknown person" of the ker investigation today when | Mayor Walker, answering reporters' inquiries if it were Miss Compton, replied: "Who do you suppose it "You told some reporters during the noon recess that the 'unknown person' was Betty Compton, did you not?" the mayor asked by a reporter. "I was asked," the mayor replied, "if it were not Miss Betty Compton and I answered 'who you suppose it was ?' " Restrained From Comment The mayor said he was restrained from any further comment the ouster hearing procedure be- fore Governor Roosevelt which has identity of the "unknown person." Mr. Walker, himself, testified that the mysterious individual to whom Russell T. Sherwood paid money, was a woman friend. he revealed that much of the Aug. tity, the "unknown person" was officially known only to Samuel situation, Seabury, chief counsel to the Hofstadter legislative committee, and committee members.

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  1. Moberly Monitor-Index,
  2. 16 Aug 1932, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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