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In He'll John Fos the second cancer. a series million-volt Army's wil may be Dulles as secretary issued by at the Dulles' time, as is the abdomen." wheelchair Walter the corridors to the floor. Leniency Shown Jamestown Man In Holdup Trial Gets Three Years, Which Is Low For Robbery Of Bank INDIANAPOLIS (AP)—A former Jamestown, marshal, "deeply ashamed" of a $2,275 'bank robbery, was sentenced to three years in prison Friday. "I'll probably be criticized for it," said Federal Judge William E. Sleekier, explaining that the sentence he gave Henry R. Persinger, 37, was the lightest he knew of in the history of the U.S. District Court. Fifteen friends and neighbors appeared :n court to ask leniency for Persinger, a father of three children who attends church regularly; "All I can say, your honor, is that I am deeply ashamed," he told the judge. He will be eligible for parole after a year. After the Dec. 29 robbery of the Ladoga State Bank, only 12 miles from Persinger's hometown, state police were tipped that his car answered the description of the getaway auto. But Earl Cullum, FBI agent, have Ted or was singing a John knew occasion Leonetti and enough witness records, 'what "He flesh," 'We afterward underworld Lindeloff Teamsters Music Illinois, record's mentioned. Teamsters been was for was the treatment White was not persons treatments, will be of maximum said. Wednesday." hospital he is cancer. said Persinger was so highly respected in Jamestown that "we could easily have overlooked this lead had we been less curious." Only after bank teller Eva Williamson identified Persinger did he admit he had robbed the bank. Robert McCord Jr., Persinger's court-appointed lawyer, said Persinger was in financial straits and worried about supporting his family. , Persinger was a worker on a farm owned by Dr. Herman B. Wells, Indiana University president. Melton M. W&iner, M, a debt port deposits are two

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  1. The Logansport Press,
  2. 21 Feb 1959, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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