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CASSE ARRESTED ON CHARGE
MADE BY FORMER FRIEND.
E. Jackson Casse, president of the
E. Jackson Casse Co., architects and
engineers, was arrested yesterday
on a warrant sworn out by his form
er confidential man, G. Rulf De
Long. He is accused of hiring a
shigger to "get" Long.
Long charges that- Casse hired
"Kid" Scully, a former prize fighter
and pal of "Duffy the Goat" (Jimmy
Franche) who recently shot Isaac
Henegow, to trim him after he
(Long) had given up his position
"My trouble with Casse grew out
of difficulties that arose while I
worked for him. I started to work
for Casse in 1910 as a stenographer
and soon became his confidential.
At that time he represented tthe
Mosler Safe Co. of Hamilton, 0.
"I did a- lot of things for Casse
that I didn't like, but I made photo
graphies records to protect myself."
Casse was furious when arrested
and denounced Long in no uncertain
He was booked at the detective
bureau on a charge of conspiring to
commit an unlawful act.
WHAT DO YOU MEAN "HE'S A
Plain, every-day slang is the ex
pression, "He's a brick," but, never
theless, it is of classic origin and to
trace it to its source we must turn to
the pages of Plutarch's "Lives."
When Lycurgus ruled Sparta, accord
ing to Plutarch's story, he refused to
build a wall of brick or stone about
the city, but depended on his soldiers
to protect the people. When a Spartan
citizen complained to him that the
city had no "wall and was in danger
of attack the ruler replied: "Sparta
has a wall; there is the city's wall,"
pointing to his soldiers "and every
man is a brick."