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ARDENT SUITOR FOLLOWS SWEETHEART 3,600
MILES AND IS JAILEQ
San Francisco, Cal. "He's inno
cent. I love him. I'll do everything
I can to clear him."
That i&what 16-year-old Rhema
Anderson said recently at her home
here, regarding the arrest of Leonard
Kerns, arrested twice on the same
day, declared himself guilty of noth
ing more 'than following his sweet
heart 3,000 miles. -
vHe was arrested at her home on a
description given the police by li. K.
Gignac, a private detective, who said
Kerns was wanted in MontreaL
The police wired the Canadian city
to learn the specific charge.
"Hold Kerns for embezzlement,"
was the, answer. ,
A few hours previous to liis second
arrest Kerns had cleared himself- of
suspicion of robbing E. W Clark, a
tourist whom he met on the train.
Kerns .wooed Rhema Anderson in
Montreal. A short time agio' her fam
ily moved to California and he fol
lowed. o o
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