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NEAR SOLUTION MARLOW MURDER, BELIEVE POLICE On Trail Of Man Who Ordered Marlow "Put On Spot," Says Cbmmissioner Whalen Of New York Department. X \ Isew York, July 3. (INS)--"Wo arc not far away from the solution of this murder." Police Commissioner Grover Whalen made this assertion today in commenting on the progress of the investigation into the mysterious slaying of Frank Marlow, Broadway racketeer, who was "taken for a ride" ten days ago. Whalen would not say whether his optimism was based on infromation he had obtained from Humbert Fugasy, Brooklyn sportsman and well-known Suspects In Death Of Rich Racketeer fight promoter. Fugazy went, to police hcad- ·liiartcrs on a peremptory order from tlic commissioner after It became known t h a t lie (Fujiazy) had dined In the restaurant, Ixs T.tvcr- itcttc, the crenins Marlow was there--shortly before he was taken on the "death ride." Ftisazy, who was silling at another table, was forced to reluctantly disclose who was at Mnrloiv's table and the Incidents he observed while he was In the place, · The most Important Information Fucazy pave to the police was that Marlotv was called to the telephone. This corroborates Isnatlus Copra, proprietor of the restaurant. The other member? of the Marlon- parly, who are held as material wit- DC.SEC?, have denied it. · It Is understood Hint the police were told that Johnny Wilson, former middleweight hosing cham- pion and a member of the Mario party t h a t nlshl, was also called t (be telephone. Wilson has dcnie that. Several of the members of th Marlow dinner party are faid I be weakening and rciwrts v*erc cur rent that n "break" of some kind I imminent. Tt is said t h a t "Iloslo Louie" I/ewls. one of thoic held a material nUnc^c;. is taglimlng t remember Ihinxs. Abo, Mar Seidcn, dancer, known as "Mickey, has been advised by her cousin an lawyer, N a t h a n I'odgn;;. to cooper ale w i t h the police in the attcmp to solve the murder. Commissioner Whalen indicate' t h a t three men were Imohcd ill th slaying. He liellcvps the polk- hive caught n| w i t h two of th Marlow killers and be is 01 t b o Ir.iil of the ln.stlx.itor of 111 crime--the man u h o ordered Mar low "put on the rpot." Daniel Grosso Nicholas McDcnnolt

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  1. Times Herald,
  2. 03 Jul 1929, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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