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in ated Press Photo), storage!' since the hunting season. ST, VALENTINE MASSACRE SOLVED AFTER AN ARREST L. of WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 Off)—" J. 'VEdgar Hoover, i investigative chib'f of the department,of, justice, today denied a report at,, Chicago that Byron Dolton, under arreit" for the Bremer 'kidnaping, had t confeased to pc.ftiv»n»*'°n* in- f Chfesj cago's 1929 Saint Valentine Day massacre. ; „> '•$,., CHICAGO; Jan. 23 (/P)—1$e Chicago American in a copyrighted copyrighted story today asserted that Byron Bolton, KarpiixBarker gangster, • had admitted taking part in the St. Valentine's day massacre of 1929—the bloodiest crime in Chicago Chicago g-angland jannals—and 'had, named five of his associates in the slaughter of seven men. The killers, according to the admission admission attributed to Bolton, w<y e Fred "Killer" Burke, Claude Maddox, Maddox, Gus Winkler, Fred Goetz, Murray Humphreys and Bolton. The actual machine gunners -who mowed down their rivals -in a north side ' garage, Bolton was said to have declared, were himself,' Maddox, Maddox, Humphreys and Winkler. :i*He n»m«d Burke and Goetz as n. police^ uniforms, •wlio'in 'winesses rep< j,,^— leave 'the^Northi ClarlT street ,»ar- ag-e after the'< mass''murders. Bolton, the American said, has given his »toryin-a detail formal statement to the United States government, government, whicb^ i* now. being studied studied in Washington. Bolton was seized January 8, in a raid on an apartment hideout on the northwest side.'Russell'Gibson, his companion, was killed" by the raiders.' Bolton is 'now in St. Paul in connection .with the $200,000 random kidnaping ^of Edward G. Bremer, St. Paul'brewer. Before entering crime he was an expert machine gunner ^»n the United States navy. P of of for a

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  1. Clovis News-Journal,
  2. 23 Jan 1935, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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