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 - Police Take Suspect In Illinois Kidnaping...
Police Take Suspect In Illinois Kidnaping Fugitive Charged With Abduction Of August August Luer In 1933 Seized In Texas. DALLAS, Apr. 11 Dallas poUce today arrested a man they said was Uoyd (Blackie) Doyle of St. Louis, sought since 1933 in connection with the kidnaping of August Luer, aged Alton, HI., resident. The suspect was arrested as he <«> ^ rode in an automobile with a wo-,Police Hot On Trail man In a residential section. Luer was kidnaped from his home at Alton in 1933 by desperadoes desperadoes who knocked Mrs. Luer to th« floor when she attempted to interfere. The kidnapers held Luer for five days before freeing him in southern southern Illinois. So far as federal authorities authorities learned, the kidnapers received received no ransom. Doyle, who grave another name when arrested, was Identified by a federal record with his photograph and fingerprints. Doyla made no resistance in the face of several automatic rifles. Winds Up Case At EdwardsvlUe, HI.. Prosecuting Attorney Lester Geers said the arrest arrest of Doyle "wound up" the Luer kidnap ease. "Doyle himself wag not one of the kidnapers," Geers said, "but h^ i was one of the men who guarded Of Wendel Abductor NEW YORK, Apr. 11 (/P) — hundred policemen tonight surrounded, surrounded, two apartment houses near Dycman-st and Broadway in a search for the alleged leader of a group of men which Paul H. W.m-" del, Trenton, N. J., claims kidnaped him and forced from a "confession" "confession" of the Lindbergh kidnap­ ing. Policemen wera stationed stores and restaurants vicinity, watching entcances to" the buildings and suhway exits. Tells the to he gas ion his the in , the Mr. Luer for the kidnap gang Luer, aged Alton, 111., capitalist, was held prl.soner in a dungeon under under a farm shed while the kidnap- ere bargained with his family for payment of a $100,000 ransom. Later the demand^ were reduced to ! S73,000. Seven ot the Luer kidnapers are in prison, four serving life terms. A ninth fugitive—Mrs. "Vivian Chase—was found dead several months ago in a car parked behind a Kansas City hospital, presumably presumably the victim of gangland bullets. CAMP PERRY STARTS ON PAGE ONE had been planned to be placed at the rear of this building, will not be erected at the present time, but it is expected that the funds can be secured secured for It at a later date. The new concession building is being built by the state, under the direction direction of Adjutant General Emil F. Marx of the Ohio National Guard. Work on the building is to be started Immediately following the iwardlng of the contract, when it is expected that a large number of local men will be given jobs. TUB MURDER STARTS ON PAGE ONE she may have been tied to a bed to is a

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  1. The Sandusky Register,
  2. 12 Apr 1936, Sun,
  3. Page 11

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