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DAUGHTER OF, BANKER MORSE DIDN'T KNOW HER
' ' " FATHER WAS & CONVICT T . 'ri
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From Jeft to right Ben Morse; son of C. W. Morse;" Miss' J ennuK y.
Morse, sister of the &nvfct; Anna Morse, his- daughter. flwf
Dec. 5. Anna
Morse, ' 13-year-old school girl,
learned a few days ago 'that her
bankeriather, Charles .W. Morse,
was a convict. The little- girl
for the .past two years, has .been
carefully guarded from anyone
who might tell her that her father
was wearing stripes.
While other-umembers. of the
family. were constantly journey-
ing.irom-thefamilyhome in Bath
Me.t to -Atlanta to visit the one
time ke.k'ingthe Jittlp girl al
ways remained at home
A week ago, Morse learned he
was to be-moved from the federal
"prison-at Atlanta,- where he is
serving z 15year -sentence, im
posed, bya federal, judge fqr 'Steal
ing hundreds-of thousands front
bank depositors, to the pqst hos- ,
pital at Fort McPherson,, Ga. ,
He asked that his daughter'be "
brought to him. Arfna Mqrse lef,
Bath with ,her aunt, Miss Jennie
Morse and with her brother JBenV, -
While the train was rushing tq'C
her father, whom she was to greet
'for the-first-time-smce-the convic-
tion,rMiss Morse told. the bank-.
er'-sidaughter that he was a con,
vict. - r
ine average rman, in a state ob-t
rest, takes 48.8 cubic inches' oftf
air'into his lungs in one minute?'"