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failed to ty- - aaaweaai mm. ae-aawa;-""---.-. ll ' ar - I MYSTERY Solved By Experiment Thit Cowpletelj TraBsformed a Pour Boy rhicagoan Sajs Police snff-westioa CoBvicted Father. Chicago. March 5 -Millionaire Peter Vsji Vllsslngen has conducted a remarkabl so- -i-irr-.i ainrrlBUBt to unravel A muruwr mystery. Mr. Vsn Vlissingen acted on tha thsory that John Wlltrax. althougn con victed. Is probably Innoognt of th murder . . . n. ft.. ..Irt roe of four-year-old r-aui which Wlltrax was ssntnced to th peni tentiary. It was msJnly on the tsstimony . t.0.Vaar-oJd Julius Wlltrax. aon of th I tn-eAT-oia juno. .... . , , vi- -n.ntailv and physically, from A Child . .a accused, thst th defendant was The boy confessed to the police that his father killed the child, testified to the murder tn Court snd later repudiated th testi mony. After ths fathar's conviction the boy wag sent to a school In which Mr. Van Vlissln-en haa been interested. It was sa A re sult of this that Mr. Vsn Vlissingen began hla experiment. He took ths hoy to his palatial home, and made him as one of ths family. He dressed th lad as children of ih. etch are dr eased, and soon tranaformed of th gutter to a brtgni ana inieuiavn. boy. All the tlm Mr. An V iissmgsn nas t u - . . .v ft ..rv. f tK. Knla tr Ing to una out ' - stor-. Th lAd in lata that he was forced to tell It by th police that th detail of th crime which he related war lnvntd by th polic. And that he learned them by heart. It la a strong suggestion of mttm- Idatlon. . After two months of dally coaUct with tha boy Mr. Van Vllaslngen to-day declared a belief that tb convicted man I innocent. Friend of Wllirag for aom Um hav been edew-vortng to gel for him . new trial. It to bvli.v.d that thl, will be granted, and thAt tb boy will tra an Important witness

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 06 Mar 1904, Sun,
  3. Page 9

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