J.C. Fast Jr. story of his crime

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J.C. Fast Jr. story of his crime - YOUTH HELD FOR KILLING BANKER J. C. Fast, Jr.,...
YOUTH HELD FOR KILLING BANKER J. C. Fast, Jr., Held at Muskogee For the Slaying of L. W. ,*' McLean, 51. MUSKOGEE, Okla., July 30— (UP)—J. C. Fast, Jr., who said he had "gone to sleep and walked a thousand miles for the last five years to keep from killing the man," today was held for the death of L. IW. McLean, 51, who was shot to ! death in his banking office.. County Attorney A. Camp Bond: questioned Fast for' .several hours after the 30-year-old slayer strode from the banker's office with . a pistol in his hand. Bonds said a murder, charge would be filed today Police chief Edward Corbin said he understood the man had argued over a. loan which McLean, as vice- president of the. Commercial' bank had refused to approve for the younger man. McLean was shot through the head and chest. According to witnesses, Fast walked from McLean's office past the desk of Cashier Ed Sweeney and I threatened: "I'll give you some of it 'too." John R. March, a construction engineer, seized Fast, and aided by Sweeney, took the gun from him. Water Farming Indorsed . .KENT.. O. fUP)—Dr. Constantine J. Alexopoulus, assistant professor of biolocy at, Kent State University, believes commercialization -of water culture may have considerable influence influence on farming. Water culture Bonds .said Fast told of wanting | involves the use of Jarge tanks of| to kill McLean "ever since he turned turned me down on that loan in 1930 to go to Texas." He told officials he borrowed the pistol from a friend. Customers and employes of the bank fled when Fast be&an shooting at McLean in the climax to the seven-year grudge. chemically-treated water as a sub-j stitute for soil. In the 1936 Indianapolis speedway classic, seven of the first 10 cars in the finish were four cyl- inflered jobs. This also was true in the 1935 race.

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  1. The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune,
  2. 30 Jul 1937, Fri,
  3. Page 24

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