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Mrs. Ethel Hall-on Way to-Court, Guarded by; Deputy Sheriff.
Los Angeles, CaL.", Jan.. 24 On
March 17 in the -local .federal
court a man and a woman will be
tried on a charge of smuggling
Chinamen across 'the. Mexican
border. At present both are oc
cupying cells inthe county jail.
The romatic" figures in this
story of blockade-running launch
es, traffic in human bodies, fight
ing and adventures that rivals the
old pirate days. areIrs.'HalI, the
cigarette-smoking "queen" of the
band ; Felix", .the dark, subtle, taci
turn, fiery' Mexican agent, and
Cap'tain Ed.-Hall, familiar figure
along the southern California
coast, who. is 'said by the govern
ment agents' to have had a smug
gling" ring'pfHis own until his
wife left him to cast her fortunes
Ed.' Hall is the spn of Captain
A' W.-Hall ptccarQon, buccaneer
and-all-round rascal- ofnhe sea