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BANK ROBBER CASE
The latest person to be arrest
ed in the Canadian bank robbery
case is Mrs, Blanche Voight.
Mrs. Voight and a woman nam
ed Lulu Wilson were the two wo
men who were with the bank rob
bers in Sidias' saloon when the
robbers attacked Police LiQUt.
- Mrs. Voight herselfcwas intox
icated at the time. She does not
remember very much of what
happened except that she ran
&way when Burns tried to draw
bis revolver. '
- Mrs. Voight probably will be
released tonight. She was in
Schuettler's office for an hour to
day. Schuettler could not get any
information of yalue from her.
He said he would release her be
- The usual lies were printed, in
Jhe newspapers about what Mrs.
Voight said. All of them bear
out The Day Book's charge that
someone is trying to "get" Lieut.
Burns and Captain Mahoney.
r One of the stories printed is
that Mrs. Voight said that Burns
was drunk when he was attacked
by the bank robbers. Another is
that Mrs. Voight said Burns was
drinking in the saloon for three
- Mrs. Voight never said either
of these things. She says she
cannot rernember clearly, but that
she thinks Burns was in the sa
loon atyout an hour before the at
tack. She never said that Burns
was drunk, nor that he was drink
ing heavily. She admits that she
herself was too intoxicated to re
member anything about what
Burns was doing.
The American says the police
are now trying to find Mrs. Jean
netteLittle, also known: as "Jen
nie Riley," who lives near Goshen,
IncT. Mrs. Little, the American
says, is the sweetheart of either
Frank West or J. S. Morgan, of
the gang' of robbers and it is
thought that West may be traced
through her. Schuettler says he
never heard of Mrs. Little.
The Journal today said that
$40,000 of the loot of the Can
adian bank is in a loop saloon,
kept by a politician. This has
not been confirmed.
TO HELP CLEAR MYSTERY
Martin Pattison, millionaire
mine owner and three times may
or of Superior, Wis., arrived here
today to help clear up the mys
tery of the death of his son-in-law,
Harry W. Fisher.
Fisher was found dead on his
fruit farm near Baldwin, Mich.
There vyas a bullet wound in his
back. His partner, O M. Are
bach, who was with him at the
time of the accident, said it was
Mrs. Fisher has shut herself up
in her mother's home at, 311 Bel
den avenue. She refuses to be in
Fisher is said to have carried
$250,000 life insurance.
Mrs. Fisher tried to ship her
husband's body-from Baldwin to
Independence, la. The sheriff in
terfered. Arebach is held at
Baldwin without bond.
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