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Indianapolis Star. Star Want Ads Certainly Pull T G RAW RE NUMBERING EIGHT PAGES 4 roomi. mod mm. h m. htV deilrad. jl vi nd waMr f i 7ftcxt 3847. urnithd; garac If deilrad EVERY SUNDAY. ALONE IS WORTH THE PAPER'S COST ALWAYS FIRST ALWAYS FAIR ALWAYS COMPLETE. 1 Mart jit imlf Befort the- ink on this ad In The Star wa fairly dry the duplex was rented. 9 Wc ye VOL. 20. NO. 299. SATURDAY' MORNING, MARCH 81, 1923. THREE CENTS. HITS ED E ri YONS KLDX-WAI n MAKER FOUND CHAIRMAN BARES rm-mi i' one and of Explains to Unity League That Acquaintance With Purposes k fo7V of Invisible Empire Caused S Change of Mind. porn tract R IfiOURNAL NAMES MEMBERS J, Eight Methodist Preachers Here Called Klansmen 316,000 Hoosiers Belong. CHICAGO. March 30. Tolerance, of- P, lntl nro n nf 4ha imapiii.n l'nifv League, In its Issue tomorrow, -will pub- i-jltab a. letter from Lawrence Lyons, 'w!. ' chairman of the Republican state cen-? tral committee of Indiana, announcing b' lila resignation from the Ku Mux Klan. gt The Unity league Is an organiation npposed to the Klan. Mr. Lyons's let-ok ler, addressed to the league, and dated Jj March 27, reads, In part, as follows: BU "It is my desire to renounce publicly irijhiy affiliation with the Ku Klux Klan ,vlor the Invisible Empire. g ( "Having acquainted myself -with the Cir jrarposes of the Ku Klux Klan organi-l' fun Hon, I deem It my duty, as a loyal j-unerican cltien, to set forth my posi-' tlon as to those prescribed by the Ku . Klux Klan. "I am a firm believer In our government as it is now constituted, believing . that all men are equal before the law. jj and the right to a trial by a Jury of j his peers, and the right to worship the , .r Almighty God in whatever way he may f ' deem fit. Lover of Freedom. Yi "The Ku Klux Klan according to their bath and constitution does not conform to these principles. Being a man of lj conservative ideas and a lover of free-J dom, I can not help but at this time ' -'jDake my position plain with the people euf my state." J. Mr. Lyons added that, having some eaponsibilities, as a citizen, he felt it Bel duty to set forth in the press his , '& c wition and true feelings regarding J f hat he termed "this un-American" organization. J Dealing further with Indiana, Toler-(Oice says: Lis "On St. Patrick's day, in Tomlinson's ( ill, Indianapolis, Patrick H. O'Donnell. & ir president, cast down the gage of P- ttle. . tt"1' ' The American Unity League,' he ;'. 'is going to d'ive the lvu KUur. p .- or Indiana. , Cowi'Wth this issue we began to make OKI mat promise! --,, c'The redemption of Indiana is a c id. Talv rh9 proud atate is about to be re-."aexed to the American Union ! Mr Ctf Strategic Point. (V'Haul down the 'Jolly Roger' of the .ht riding Kluxer crew! "Unfurl again we oiars ajiu ouio Your Home and other buildings within the limits of Indianapolis must conform to the restrictions laid down in the City Plan Zoning Scheme. Rigid ordinances regulate builders in many directions. If you contemplate building it will be very much to your interest to know what the limitations are. Home Complete Section SUNDAY'S STAR contains the ordinance in full, maps showing the zones, and text explaining ihe operation of the ordinance. This information will be worth money to you. Get Sunday's Star NEWS SUMMARY. n the Capitol flagstaff at Indian Co ''Indiana, with 316,000 Ku Klux more Lsm'-n Texas boasts, and three times as r' ny as Georgia is the strategic point Ye attack. cu. .And the tenderloin is Indianapolis! vi'.'tndianapolis. with a population of '"000, ha 12,208 names enrolled on the Membership lists of the night raiders! r,lllOne out of every thirteen of the cap-BUt. city's male citizens has taken the T,n.kl hlood-sealed oath of the Hoks ' to shield from the law any per-I !n er, forger, bigamist, pander, sodom . tHf hnrfflar. highwayman or in- -Assor.dlary if he be a klanaman ! . . Bulk .Kven B, murderer will go free if his r''m he a Klan murder not a 'malic- i" crime, but merely an extralegal w Mr!..tl.ni.n rt the Kll KlUX DUlpltS Of dianapoiis, are you not proud of the '"l1!,. irmi keen? but- Are you not proud of that oath? mo. "tiethseinane to a klavern heii "W nresent herewith a short install y'ment of seventy-four names from the official roster of the Indianapolis Ku Z!; Klux Klan. r "On Page 16. for the Information of :' ikothe governing clergy of the great Metn-f '"odist Episcopal church, we show that " eight out or twenty-nine ot ure jmuuk-J flat churches In Indianapolis are in 2" charge of men whom the Ku Klux claim ,a klansmen snd have entered as such rion tneir omciai rou, Preachers Members. crit k'l The list' of preachers referred to as $ruj Page 16 of the publication is as fol-"Barth Place Church, the Rev. Del- V rt I,. Thomas, pastor, residence, 1018 roni j,t Raymond street. 14 'Elaine Avenue Church, the Rev. riipt '?(.-! ON PACK TITB, WEATHER FORECAST 7 m Craw : Mrh may it tlka a lion, but, l.rway, it la going it. Forecast for In- ana for Saturday id Sunday: ,Fiir Saturday: polder in extreme south portion; Sun-lay probably fair nd not ao cold. Forecast for Indianapolis and vicinity r saturaay ana Sunday: ffair and continued cold Saturday; ,!day probably fair with slowly rising uperature. 1 JtrA Sta4 Weather Burma Special : Report for The Indianapolis Star. ALHANAO OF THE DAT. rliaa at... 5:31 I Sun aets at.... l:0t ,EATHER CONDITIONS YESTERDAY. Relative Humidity. . m. 7 pet. Noon Si pet. I 7 p. m. U pet. Precipitation. Mint during twenty-four hours idinr at 7 p. m A "al amount sinca Jan. 1, 1113.... I S3 .mulatea denarlure from normal ( nca Jan. 1 (deficiency) ,$g - Temperaturea ( m.'. .Dry 34. Wet 31. Maximum... 31 flin....Dry 33. Wet 29. i"m..-Dry SO. Wet 17. Minimum !0 .For tho Same Date Laet Tear. LOCAL. State board awards twenty-seven bridge contracts. ( Lawrence Lyons quits Kn Klux Klan 318,000 Hoosiers reported members. oary rum conspiracy case goes to jury Complete plans for clean-up parade an nounced. Judge Anderson sets Muncie "nuisance' cases for hearing, April 11, Criminal Judge Collins continues war on auegea Diind tiger operators. United States marshal to return "Pete' wuiiams irom California to serve sentence. Plans will be prepared for new Pleasant run sewer. Good Friday observed by churches. Gas rate case to come up April 10. Board of works appointed six new in tiiectors. Dr. E. J. Bulgin assails selfworship. Water company gives up city franchises. STATE. Court will decide which of two wnmm claiming to Be widow of chef will get troinam engineer, slain by girl, was marrieu in Kichmond, Ind., eighteen 'is ao. . ---.;, cnaracter witnesses testify at Walk n-iai jii marunsvine. Missionary conference in Noblesville enas. Woman claims love pirate, buried' in Evansville, was army deserter. DOMESTIC. Alleged Baltimore absconder is fovnd in New York disguised as an old man. Brother of slain model admits he asked Draper M. Daugherty to make good on promise to get him Federal job. President Harding's party will leave St. Augustine, Fla., for Augusta, Ga., today. Col. Arthur L. Conger makes deposition in $100,000 damage suit by Capt and Mrs. Edwin H. Handle. Booze bottles claim eighth victim. Slayer says he made Wall street bomb. Five thousand Kentucky coal miners ordered to strike today. Auto bandits shoot paymaster in spec-.tacular Mew York holdup. FOREIGN. Russia may not be invited to near Eastern conference when it is resumed next month. French threaten to expell striking trainmen from Ruhr. Ex-veterans of the pigeon variety, who carried messages during war, are pensioned off in England. EDITORIAL. Lyons Should Quit. Health Hints for Laymen. Cure for Boll Weevil. Middle-West in History. Where the Lady Pays. SPORTS. Five knockouts feature amateur boxing Big Ten baseball teams invade Dixie iana ror practice games. Rube Benton case again in limelight. Local amateur baseball association to join bt. Louis organization. Milwaukee pin men shatter records in A. a, J. tourney. MARKETS AND FINANCIAL. Expansion of industrial operations in tnaiana ana tnrougnout Seventh Fed eiai reserve aisinct is renected in the increased consumption of electric power. Report of T. H.. I. A E. showa big in crease In operating - revenues for year. Early advance of 5 to 10 cents in hog prices is wipeu out wnen Duying ror outside accounts dwindle. TWO BOYS SMOTHER; CAUGHT IN SHOWCASE SAN BERNARDINO, Cal., March 30. (Universal Service) Trapped In a ahoecase in a building undergoing re pairs within 200 feet of their homes Olckey Jensen. 5 years old. and hi playmate. Dean Meecham, 4 years old, missing since last Saturday, were found tonight. Little Dean was dead, but signs of life were detected in "Dickey." and he was rushed to a hospital, where he died late tonight. The Meecham boy had smothered to death, according to the police. The boys had apparently rone Into the building, which is situated in the center of the business district, to play. They crawled into a showcase, used by workmen to store tools, pulled the door shut behind them and lay there for six days. The search for the boys on the theory that they had been kidnaped had become state-wide. Fosses of searchers who had penetrated far into the mountains have been called in. CARNARVON SOME BETTER. LONDON, March 30. The Earl of Carnarvon, who is seriously 111 at Cairo, Egypt, with what Is understood to be pneumonia of the right lung, is slightly better, according to a message which reached his London residence todav. en i His condition, however, is described aa Minimum is still very serious. 42 J Maximum. it I Mi Lyons V Correspondence in Quitting Klan. (Fac simile of telegram and letter published in current iaaue of Tolerance.) " -"-Xfeiw -Wy VfY r't Mas cf uflvtof, bttma ( It liretlttMM fttft 1 X ops. k:Mli il ftN4v if Mhtrti ftmmSS j KWCM 6AM.TCM. V0Wrt WBSTB TEL t fir, 4V" UNION AM (ttonat W. t. ATtttt, ttuft viM-Miaioaw TiWf - Lmm- ti tixt foliowiuj ro)ftg(, ubcH( tU term '.eo tack, hereof bk1 m berebjr gri t 1 V -f " f 4. :sr thirty' &&h fs.i&t ma andtoqwot' 56 2 iai !.-', - j Ge&xolss&tm n& I t?rm& taltay ftws" Jrtvttf B&dfcJT.t ; 2 1 A ' 1 4 iirc& 2nKf0$nz V Mrv Unity &jt), ( 1 ? t 1 . BatW...ni.v ;,;. ,Ai . . ' M lnxih t f -1 , . i 4enovm .ay ftftij.a.atlpt ,iti h1?' yx ,v ? " 'J r' - ; ?V 1 "Vjy ? -ritis? Atrial hr 'ixiXT'q&ti!Xtvtfe vVVvb - i vt tfcia tt na'A is-ii ct ,s -4 tTOm -ftf il rTt tsoiV- Yr 4rv. fr ix, 'trl-, 'ft' s ) -sr ' '1V GOOD S4Mi?7ViV 4Cr DISAPPROVED ORANGE, N. J.,Ma'rch 30. John Federici's role- of good Samaritan here today, failed to meet police appreciation. An automobile truck had struck and severely injured -Edward Rosso, 16 years old. While the driver was looking about for a telephone to call a. physician Fcderici happened along and seeing the injured hoy lying in the road, lifted him into the truck, climbed into 'the driver's seat and drove to a hospital. ... A policeman then arrested him for driving an automobile . .without a license. MODEL QUESTIONED ONE KILLED, 3 HURT WHEN CAR HITS TRAIN LANCASTER, Pa.. March 30. Ona Pennsylvania atate college student was killed, and three others,' one a woman, were seriously injured tonight when their motor' car crashed Into a Phila delphia & Reading train at the Lan caster Junction grade crossing near here. They were returning home for the Easter vacation. Harry Erb, a junior of Lltltz. Pa., was killed. The Injured are: Elizabeth Relnhart, Sunbury: William Wilhelm, Weatherly, and Lewis Shenk, Man-helm, Pa. As Erb was being lined rrom the wreckage be whispered "the curtains were down; I could not see it," and died. ENDURANCE FLIGHT ENDS. DAYTON, O., March 31. Lieut. John A. MacReady, and Oakley G. Kelley, piloting the army transport T-2, landed at Wilbur Wright field at 1:05 o'clock this morning when their engine de veloped serious trouble. They had cov-ored m n.-lles and flown seven hours and fifty-three inlnules of what was to have been an endurance flight. 'Francis Keenan Admits He Tele- phoned Daugherty Asking , .for Federal Job. NEW YORK. March 30-Renewing his examination of the relatives of Dorothy Keenan, slain model, late today, Assistant District Attorney Pecora an-nounced that Franrls Keepan, her brother, had admitted he was the man who telephoned Draper M, Daugherty, son of Attorney General Daugherty, after the girls' death am asked him to make rood a promise to get blm a Job in the United States Department of Justice. Francis Keenan, who , was the first witness called, was questioned for more than an hour and a half by Mr. Pecora and Police Captain Carey of the homicide bureau. For the first time since the beginning of the investigation of the murder an official stenographic record of the examination was taken. The questioning of the Keenan family lasted for six hours. It was suspended, Mr. Pecora said, only when Mrs. Keenan showed signs of breaking down under the long strain. Mr. Pecora said Frank Keenan's slorv regarding the charges made by Draper Daugherty differed considerably from the one related by the attorney general's son. "He claimed that he simply askd Mr. Daugherty for a Job and never used his lister's name in the form of a threat," said Mr. Ptcora. The investigator refused lo divulfr" the nature of the entire Inquiry. He said, however, that questions were answered freely except those relating to the financial assistance Dorothy had given the family. Francis Keenan was accompanied by COKTCNCED ON TAGS flVK. FRENCHMAN DISCOVERS LIGHT WITHOUT HEAT PARJS, Munh .30. (f. ,N. Si.) Trof. Roller, head -of the fitrai-hour laboratory, has discovered a Hfcht without hrat, it wh learned today. xprimerjt3 were conducted upon the basis that a light could be found jslrriilar to that of the, glow worm. It Is understood that an electric current la passed through a giaaa tube coated with phosphorescence. FIERCE DOG GUARDS . BODY OF MISTRESS CHICAGO, March 3n.-( t'nlversal Service) Guarded' by a bull dog the body of Mrs. Mary Clauson Wennel, spiritualistic medium, was found today. She had been dead a week, physicians said. The dog, whih attacked Investigators ao fiercely that he had to be killed before they could enter the house, was nearly starved. The "woman, It Is believed, died of alcoholic poisoning. Search, however, has been started for her husband, from whom she had been separated. Wenzel. neighbors told the authorities, had been seen in ihe neighborhood about a week ago, seeking to effect a reconciliation. GOULD SUFFERS RELAPSE. MENTONF:. Prance, March 30. (I. x. S.) The condition of George Jay Gould Sr., wno Is suffering from heart trouble, took a turn for the worse this afternoon. A bulletin lesued at 4 o clock said Gould had a rtlapae. VESTAL MAKING PROGRESS. WASHINGTON, March 30. The condition of Representative Vestal of Indiana, operated on here yesterday for frontal .sinus, was said today to be satisfactory. OVER EVIDENCE IN GARY LIQUOR CASE Judge Geiger in Instructions Says Conspiracy Was Shown in Testimony if Witnesses Are to Be Believed. IMPRISONED SLAVER SAYS HE CAN SOLVE BLAST FATAL TO 39 LATE VERDICT EXPECTED District Attorney Reviews Stories Related in Trial by 200 Witnesses. The Jury In the Gury rune wm mill delJberntinr mt hm rnrlr hour I hit morning, it wn believed by ohrrtr as light In thm Jury room wfrt still burning1 after 1 e'rlork. Court will convene at 9:30 o'rlork thin morning; to receive a report from Ihe Jury. At 5 :25 o'clock yeMenl a v a ft er noon the jury in the .ary Hq'tor conspiracy BOOZE FIGHTS' DEATH TOLL $ World War Veteran, Hurt, Places Five Shots in Body of Assailant Third Battle in 48 Hours. HARLAN. Ky., March 3d. George Belcher, 25 years old, of Harlan, was inslanlly killed, and Jess race, ;i5 years old. world war veteran and x-rhpf of pntlr of Harlan, was probnhly fatally wounded last nlsht In the third shooting affray occurring in (his section within forty-eight hours. lite death loll now aiands at eight. and a boy are among those Evangelist-Crook Declares H e Recognized Explosive User's Photograph in Newspaper and Promises to Aid Probe of Mystery Which Has Baffled Secret Service Operatives. A woman klllod. A ccorn iitg or Hie battle. Belcher fired the first shot. Pace. aTler fnlllm. drow his pistol and nut flie l,la 11.,-m.u.v, II..1..1. - Kn .- case filed from the Federal court room i wlihln a radius of eight inches. It is and was locked In secret session to; 'aid that each wound was a fatal one. io the reports received here determine guilt or innocence of the sixty-two residents of Lake county charged wltti the crime of conspiring to violfile and prevent the enforcement of the liquor laws of the T'nlted States. The final argument in the case of Ihe government, which has continued for more lhan two weeks, and lias Involved the testimony of more lhan .'Oil witnesses, was completed by Homer Elliott, I'nited States district attorney, at about 4 :4M o'clock. .ludgs Ferdinand A. Geiger of Milwaukee, Wis., before whom the case has been tried, consumed about forty minutes In summing up the rise and instructing Ihe Jury, snd a few minutes were alloied to attorneys for the defense in which to make motions concerning the evidence snd the Instruction to the Jury. All of the motions were denied by Judge Geiger. Jury's Tank I.eng One. Attorneys both for the government and the defense freely conceded last night that in view of the mass and complexity of the evidence, and the unusually largu number of defendants in volved, a verdict could not be reached by the Jury until some time today. Following ihe exodus of ihe Jury from the court room Judge Geiger announced that the court would reconvene at 9:30 o'clock this morning to await the verdict of the Jury. As sn Indication that the Jury intended to deliberate long over the evidence, one ntcmher of the Jury asked that they be supplied with Information relative to the identity or the defendants and the places and events brought out in the evidence. Instructing the jury .Indite Geiger defined the nature of the crime of conspiracy charged in the indictment, and Indicated in a general way the variolic phases of the crime and Ihe methods by which it might he committed. "It is perfectly natural that a crlms of that character iuay be manifested In a great many ways." he declared. "The range of the character of the con- Iriternatioiial Marksman. Pace is an Internationally known marksman. During the world war he participated as a. member of tha American learn which won the world trophy in a rifle meet In which the best marksmen cif the various allied armies were entered. All of the battles ara said to have been causer! hy moonshine liquor. Face, after being shut through the body, was brought part of the distance here In a Jolt wagon. Kelley Walker, a posseman; Ik Strong, his wife and a brother. George Strong, were killed Wednesday In a battle during a raid on Strong's moonshine still st Asher. Islle county. Alex Ijlttle, Harlan county constable, and Ernest Gilliam, H. son of Constable W. H. Gilliam, wtn-e killed Bnd (.'on-stable Claude Short was ffilally shot in a fight Tuesday at Kilts, Harlan county. W. J. BURNS SKEPTIC LOS ANGELES, March 30. Herbert Vilon, former evangelist, alleged mall robber, and convicted murderer, has told postal inspectors he can solve the ' bombing of the J. Plerpont Morgan j offices In Wall street. New Tork, Sept. 17. I9W, the l.os Angeles Times will slate tomorrow. The explosive which filled the bomb which killed thirty-nine persons snd destroyed property valued at many thou-"atuis of dollars, was manufactured by Wilson, according to his own admissions, the Times will slate, and sold by him to a man who has been charged with guilty knowledge of the crime. FK AT HOl'SKS INSI'ECTKIJ. CONTIKCr.O ON PAGK SIXTEEN. Two Women, Claiming to Widow of Chef, Claim $30,000 Estate. Be Ohio Slato Vnlrernlly o-lal Function! VTatWicd br lry Agenla. COLUMBUS, O., March 30. .Suspension of two boyn and two girls, students, from Ohio State university, for drinking, haa brought to light the fact that state prohibition and narcotic agent have been conducting Investigations of many fraternity houses and drug stores in the university district and downtown restaurants frequented by students. Wnny socia I activities fc tho unl-verit also ha ve bcn under nmrvHI-lance, ft wns Mated by Inspectors, who charge that very few are held without CONTFrKI OX PAGK TWO. WORSHIP OF SELF IS ASSAILED BY BULGIN Many Persons Recognize Only God That They See in Their Mirror. HV M A r R I C R KAR!,V. , ROCHF.STKR, Ind-, March .10. Two j women, one gray haired and bent with J years, the other, robust and middle aged, both claiming to be the widow of the; same man, appeared In Fulton Circuit j court today, each laying: claim to his j estate of IXj.OOO. The gray haired worn- , an, wife 2S'o. J, is ihe mother of four j children. The second woman, with ; whom tha man lived for twenty years, j im-e ah was IS years old, was pre-, sented as the helpmate who assisted in scfumuia ring the money. This question, for which there Is no precedent in Indiana law, is being presented to Judge Hell bin R. Curr to solve. " Wife No. 1. Kmily JBartlett of Columbus, O., assert ahe ta the legal wifn; that abft married John Jiartlett In St. Paul's Church In London, Kngland, is the mother of his children and, therefore. Is entitled t0 all Mm possessions. Wife No. 2. FMon Bartlott of West Baden, Jnd.. asserts sho married Hart- i lett In good faith In Louisville, Ky., twenty-two years ago; f La t she worked with him for years; that he was sort of a "i'ghtnfn' " character and thut it was chiefly through her efforts that their property in iter name an-1 hit, as man and wife, was acquired. She. therefore, lays claim to all of the jroperty. Found by Frllow Townimon. John Bartlett, accord ins; to the statements of "William Cog of Jasper, attorney for Kllen, and S. W. 8te ens of Plymouth, a ttomey for Kmily, was a regular Rip AanWfnkle to his first family. His children had not seen him for twenty years. Then sn accident happened. A man front Columbus, O., happened to be in West Baden and r an ' serosa John. He went back and told the family. Jt was then that John's daughter, Afr. A1 a He Yank of Columbus. O., determined to se-k her father and made a trip to West Baden. Wife No. 2 asserts this ws the 'first knowledge she had that BartlHt had another wif and family. Attorney of Kmily apaert that this Is not true. They , declare that KHen did know shout It. But after his daiichfer Marie, discovered all the secrets of the score of years, John departed from wif( No. 2 and went, to Culver Military academy In Culver, Ind.. where he became chef, in the meanwhile Kllen sought to have a divorce decree obtained in Orange Circuit court, but before this could be done John died. rle went horn to die to fOniilv to whom he was married in Kng- land. She buried hint. That was one ye?r ago. Wife No. 1 sought to file letter of probate in Marshall Circuit court and about the sme time wife No. 2 sought to probate the estate in Orange Circuit court. Attorneys for bot h sides got busy. Now tht-y are up here as first utep In th ci ye; to deteimfne whether Schuyler '. Shfliine: of Culver, named as administrator by wife No. 1, may or may not sre, or whether wife No. 2 can name the administrator. Attorney Cox admitted there are some CCNTIMKU ON PA OK TWO. t Bulgin's "Bullets." "No man r.mn originate for.him-Hf a rod of moral, or a . nymtmm of othle, an.r Iilghrr than Ihe ,lf from which It originated." "Your t.ori? io tftkn a looking gltM and look at. jroumcll." ' "If a wooden Indian r.an advrrtiiio cigar,, what could a live Christian do?' "Too man.r folkn Join chnrrh before they get religion." "Iltid, you're euanln' loono In Ciod's panture,.' "Tbe only wlrked thing ynn're get In Indianapolis Is wicked old man." "Society's only cure Is the blessed .fesui." BY T.r.HTKR C. KAGf.KT, Too rnsny men ant women are. experiencing the curse and in of spiritual l.areneiui because' they am lf-wor-shlppers instead of Jofi worshippers, declared Dr. K. J. Bulgin, evangillat, in his sermon isst night st the Cailie Tabernacle where he preached on "The Sin of Bareness." "No man ran originate for himself a code cif morals or a system of ethics any higher than the .-elf from which it originated." said the evangelist. "Man hy worship becomes assimilated CONTIKCKn ON PACK TAf ICNTT. Wtlann "lias Talked." Wilson, a prisoner In the Los Angel county Jail, who formerly maintained silence concerning all Crimea attributed to him, hag changed his attitude and "has talked," according to JaJI officials. "Men are likely to make miatakaa In life." Wilson Is quoted, "and afterward to regret them. I believe t will be re-warded if 1 assist in clearing up activities of criminals." Wilson, according to Federal officers. Is believed to have knowledge of mall robberies in New York, Buffalo, Detroit, Toledo, Columbus, O., and Los Angeles, although it. was only for one of these, that in Los Angeles, March 3. 1911. when securities valued at more than $l,000,0)0 were stolen, that he was ar-raKteri. Wilson, the Times will state, has told Fedcrsl officers he recognized the photograph of a. man arrested In Warsaw, Poland, under the name of Mai Wolfe and charged with having inatigated tha Wall street explosion, as the purchaser of h largi! quantity of high exploslv shortly before the crime was committed. At that time, Wilson l. said to have stated, he wae in Detroit "preparing for a series of raids on bank vaults." The details of the conspiracy were not known to him. he is quoted snd he had no idea, as to how the explosive was used. Sera Wolf,', Picture. His first intimation that he had . po. alble solution io the crime which haa puzzled operatives of the Department of; ,1 net Ice for many montha was when he saw a published photograph of Wolfe, the newspaper will declare. Wilson and -Herbert R. Cor were arrested for the Los Angeles mail robbery of March 3, 1K21, and were held in the county Jail together with another alleged mall robber. Eddie O'Brien, wanted by FederaJ authorities in Toledo, O.. where he has since been taken. Preliminary proceedings in their case (it'agKed along, and Cox, according to reports, had made a partial confession, and wa-s believed to be negotiating with government officials for his freedom if lie testified against Wilson. Then, nearly a year ago, Wilson, Cox snd O'Brien attempted to break out of the county Jail, but their plan had been exposed and deputy sheriffs were placed at. strategic points to prevent their escape. A shot was heard from a, point out of the range of the officers' ! vision. They rushed to the scene and r found Cox dying. ' j "Herb did it," they quoted him, and i they advanced the theory Wilson be-. . lieved his alleged accomplice had be-'' Urayed their plot to escape to the) ofiii ers and had shot him. . Wilson was convicted of Cox's murder' ami, pending the result of his appeal, was still a prisoner In the county Jail last October, when he, (iuldo Spignola.' alius "the Mouse," since convicted of robbery and sent to San Quentin peni- ' tentiary, and Ada.m Blaazyk, alias Ward, aince convicted of murder and sent to the same prison, broke Jail and were tree ror a day. i Places More Charges. . ? t I They were recaptured at the home" of j i Tom , Garwood, a former convict, who. i only a few weeks ago, after he and bis ' sister, Mrs. L. A. Stallage, -were ac quitted of charges of aiding and abet-i ting the prisoners In their escape, was) shot and killed by an officer In a bars' glary at Ssnta Monica, Cal. Charges of assault with Intent to kill,' because of his alleged beating of a turnkey with a revolver when he escaped from the Jail, and of robbery because) he forced a. postofflce employe to glva him and his companions a ride in an automobile and then robbed him of tlO, are pending against Wilson in the Superior court Knipioyes et the Los Angelea offlcaj of the W. J. Burns Detective agency stated here tonight the head of tha organization, now at Miami, Fla., was COXTIXCF.D OX PAGE TWETTTT. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE , "C" Opportunity SOLVE This Picture Puzzle AND WIN $1,500 IN CASH YOU HAVE DAYS MORE SEE PAGE FIFTEEN r

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