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VOL. 2, NO. 299 Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 1913
JUSTICE TO DEMAND THE EXTREME
PENALTY FOR FATHER SCHMIDT
Inspector Faarot Expects to Prove That Confessed Mur
derer Is Sane Calls Him Abnormal Criminal ..
Believes He Killed Anna Aumuller Because
She Knew Too Much About His Actions.
New York, Sept. 17w The wheels
of justice have been set in motion to
claim the extreme' penalty against
Hans Schmidt for the brutal crime he
committed. District Attorney1 Whit
man says the evidence will be pre
sented to the October grand jury and
the trial set 'before. Judge Warren
W. Foster the latter part of October.
New York, Sept. 17. Gathering up
every clue and probing into the lives
of both Father Schmidt and Dr. Er
nest Muref; "secret service operatives
as -well as the detectives unden In
spector Faurot,.. expect to prove that
not only is Schmidt not insane, but
that he is one of the most cleverof
crooks as well as the perpetrator of
one of the most ghastly murders of
"IbelieYe Schmidt is an. abnormal
driminal," said Inspector Faurot.
"From the beginning he has been in
spired by a criminal and. degenerate
mind. Sis exceptional criminal ability
is proved,by the way he deceived the
church 'authorities. Not a finger of,
suspicion was pointed at him. It
would be only in keeping with his
past actions' if he pretended to be
Schmidt is keeping up the pre
tense. In explaining the cards with
the name, "Dr. Ernil Moliere'," found
in his apartment, Schmidt declared:
"I ama trinity Dr. Moliere, the
physician; 'Hans Schmidt, thelpriest,
Vr .T .' "