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500 so. Peoria, stv.' 398 . , tel. monroe 353
Vol: 1, No. 64- Chicago, Monday, Dec. 11, 1911-
DARROW'S NAME DRAGGED INTO McNAMARA
JURY BRIBERY SCANDAL
Bribed Juror Says Franklin Told Him He Would Need
, ' "To See Darrow" Before Paying Money Fredricks
, Says Lockwaod's Testimony Only Hearsay.
Los Angeles. Dec. IX. The
iname of Clarence S. Darrow,
.chief counsel fox thaMcNamaras,
was dragged" Tnto the Franklin
."bribery trial today. - r
Bert H. Franklin, former U. S.
deputy marshal. ard chief detec
tive" for the McNarriartf defense, is
charged with .trying to bribe G.
N. Lockwood, a prospective Mc
Namara jur6f .
Lockwood, under oath today,
.testified that, before the alleged
brihe was paid to hiin', Franklin
said he would have tp consult
with Darrow before paying over
the bribe money.
, Lockwood said he went to Dis
trict Attorney Fredricks when
Franklin first suggested a bribe.
Fredricks. -advised him, he said,
"to go through with it."
-hLockwod continued: "Frank
lin came to me Nov- 26, and told
me my1 name had' been drawn as
a juror, adding: 'George, there is
$4,000 m this for you.' , t .m
"I said 'that when a man'went
.Hnto a thing like that he wanted
to be sure of "fiisjmoney. I'sug-
gested the name of a man that
Fredricks had suggested to hold
"Franklin saidi .no; and after
some "further parleying, we
agreed on Captain C. E. White.
t "Later I called upon Franklin
and asked him to come to my
house that night. He-asked if he
sjiould "bring the big one" "out
with him, and'I said yes.
"He came about 9 o'clock-that
night, and I asked him where
Darrow -was. He asked me-iM
thought Darrow was. the ''big
one and I said I. did. He said
that it was 'Cap. White' he had
"Then we talked it all' over
and arranged, for me to meethini
the next day. "He told "-me he
would have to see' Darrbw and
arrange a safe Vayjfor tie motley
to be paid." - " -
Lockwood then confirmed in,
detail the story testified to earlier
by White as to what happened,
when Franklin and White were
, District Attorney Fredricks
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