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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 30, 1912, Image 3

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ATTY. CLARENCE DARROW INDICTED -ON BRIBERY,
- ' CHARGE OUT ON $20,000 BAIL.
Los Angeles, Jan. ' 30.--Late
last night, the('grand jury-sitting
here, returned two-indictments
against Clarence S. Darrqw, fa
"mous labor union attorney."
The indictments have grown
-out of the trial of the McNa
maras. The first charges -the
bribery of Robert Bain, first juror
accepted in the McNamara trial';
the second the bribery of George
N. Lockwood, prospective juror
in the trial.
Each indictment .contains two
counts. The maximum penalty
under the four counts is thirty
years' imprisonmenand afine of
$10,000.
Darrow was in court when the
indictments were returned. The
warrants were read to ,him. Bail
was fixed at $20,000. Mrs. Le
compte Davis, wife of one of the
counsel associated with Darrow
in the McNamara trial, and Col
onel Charles S. Young, Barrow's
personal friend, furnished the
bonds.
i ,Darrow will be formally ar
raigned before Superior Judge
'Conrey Thursday. Hcwilrpleadv
"not guilty."
District Attorney Fredrick's,
who started the investigation
that resulted in Darrow's indict
ment, is at Tampa, Fla. He will
return in time to prosecute the
labor union attorney.
Darrow will ask for an early
trial. He is not likely to get it.
The calendar of Judge Conrey 's
court is crowded- Darrow's trial
is not likely, to'-be set'before'next'
fan:' i.s ; - v
Darrawexpected to be indicted
by the grand, jury:. Weeks .ago
he retainedfEarl RogersNarid Cy
rus W. McNutttodefend him.
Darrowwas in confe'fence with
,Earl Rogers. all this afternoon.
He gave out'the'-following state
ment : ' ' , .
"I do not iojow wfiat evidence
Clarence Darrow.
has been presented to the grand
jury, but I do know that no act of
mine can be connected, even re
motely with- any criminal work.
I am ready to face any accusation
before any just tribunal. -
"My record is clear. I shall de
fend my honor by every means
I can command, confident that
the end ofcthjs fight will see me

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