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pion's mother, put up $12,000
'worth of 7-eaJ estate.
Baldwin was paid $750 for put
ting up the real estate for John
son, and has now a signed con
tract with Johnson by which
Johnson will allow himself to be
under guard night and day until
he is delivered to the court.
Johnson appeared in Federal
Judge Carpenter's court this
morning. He sat with his mother
and sisters and white secretary,
W. G. Anderson, Johnson's at
torney, appeared and offered
Baldwin's bond. Assistant U. S.
District Attorney Parkin said the
bond was satisfactory.
U. S. District Attorney Wil
kerson said he. would ask no fur
ther bond dn the later" indictments
returned. Johnson, was freed.
"Gee, it's gfopd'tp be out again,"
he said. "Couldn't stand it being
cooped up with jill those crimin
als, and the brand of conversation
my cellmate handed out to me
was the limit'
As Johnson left the courtroom
he stopped and turned to the re
porters. "I'm going to take a 25-mile
spih jn my auto right away," he
said. "It sure isgood to be out
And just then City Detectives
Tearney and McClune clasped
their hands on his shoulders and
told him he was under arrest for
assaulting the Tribune photog
rapher whom he struck with his
Johnson was taken to the Chi
cago avenue station. There he'
I was asked for $400 cash bail. He
hadn't the money. He wrote a
check and Joe Levy cashed it.
While Johnspn was being freed,
more evidence against him was
being presented before the federal
Charles Lindquist, room clerk
of the Hotel Charles, Milwaukee,
was the. principal witness.
Lindquist swore that Johnson
lived at the Hotel Charles with
Belle Schreiber as man 'and wife.
Lindquist said that shortly
after this, Johnson again appear
ed in Milwaukee, this time with
Ettor Duryea-Jphnson, who com
mitted suicide, as his wife.
Lindquist said he could not be
mistaken, because he recognized
Belle Schreiber as a former sten
ographer at the Hotel Planking-
ton, Milwaukee, when she came
in with Johnson.
It also became certain today
that the white woman Johnson
topk to Reno with hjm, when he
went to fight Jeffries, was Belle
Schreiber, He introduced her
everywhere as his wife.
It was shortly after the Reno
fight that Johnson switched
wives, and began showing off Et
There is considerable mystery
about this switching, and it may
be that Johnson will also have to
face a charge of bigamy.
It has not yet been reyealed
who js to be the guard'that Bald
win is going to have watch over
Johnson "day and night,"
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Washington. Sen. Isidor Ray
ner, Maryland, is dying