"Purvis Alias Smith Taks Ship Abroad," The Muscatine Journal and News Tribune, Muscatine, Iowa, Thursday, May 20, 1937

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Purvis, Alias Smith, Takes Ship Abroad New York — W) —Disguised as "Oscar Smith," Melvin Purvis, former "G-man" who was credited with tracking down John Dillinger, Dillinger, was Europe - bound today aboard the French liner Normandie. Normandie. The famous sleuth, whose romance romance with Janice Jarratt, Hollywood Hollywood movie actress recently cracked up, slipped aboard the The reason for his trip abroad remained Purvis' secret, however, although it was intimated that he TCTIS seeking to get "away from- all" as an aftermath of his broken love idyll. liner a few minutes before its de-

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  • — "Purvis Alias Smith Taks Ship Abroad," The Muscatine Journal and News Tribune, Muscatine, Iowa, Thursday, May 20, 1937

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