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0; meetings in Xew Tork. was called. - | (Continued on Page 2, Col- 5) Mary McElroy Will Plead Today For Life Of Walter McGee, Her Kidnaper Daughter Of Kansas City Official Intercedes To Prevent Hanging May 10. KANSAS CITY, April 25 (iT*)— Dark-eyed Mary McElroy, keeping her promise to the condemned man who kidnaped her for $30,000, will plead tomorrow for his life. With her father, City Manager H. F. McElroy of Kansas City, the slender 26 year-old brunette will ask Gov. Guy B. Park of Missouri to commute Walter McGee's death sentence to life imprisonment. Keheuriiig Is Denied McGee, sentenced to hang 11 ay 10, told the Associated Press two weeks ago Miss McElroy had promised to "do what she could'' for him on one of several vi.yits to his cell. Miss McElroy divulged her plans today a short while after McGee, first kidnaper to he sentenced to death in the United States, had been denied a rehearing by Division No. 2 of the Missouri Supreme Court. The word was carried to McGee—,| lolling carelessly—dressed and unshaven in the Jackson-co (Kansas City) jail—by the deputy on his death watch. JVoman Attorney Fights, Too Another woman also made plans tonight for a further fight to save McGee from the gallows as his attorney, Miss Iiillie Knight, said she would carry an appeal to the Unfted States Supremo Court. Tormented by thoughts of McGee's fate, Miss McElroy often has expressed her sympathy for the man who led the gang which kidnaped her two years ago. MAHY McLLKOY (LE1T) AND WALTliK MC(JH& bill of it and in as all for foresaw a (IP) San IS

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  1. The Sandusky Register,
  2. 26 Apr 1935, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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