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WOMAN COMES TO AID OF MAN HELD IN JAIL
-' BECAUSE HE WAS ROBBED
Dr. Hannah Graham and George Kingston, a victim of Indiana justice,
who was released upon bond turnisnea oy ur. uranam.
Evansville, Ind. George Kingston,
57, Equality, 111., farmer, who was a
"victim of justice, has been released.
He was held In the Vanderburg
county jail for 74 days as a witness
oo-oinet Wp.nrv Trainum, charged
xrith robblne Kingston of ?300,
though Judge Duncan C. Givens
found on the tenth day of Kingston's
confinement that Trainum had
A BUSINESS INVESTIGATION
Secretary Redfield's commission to
investigate the Eastland disaster
ought to be able to make a thorough
ly businesslike investigation.
According to newspaper announce
ments today the members will be
skipped his bond. Bondsmen gave up
hope of recapturing Trainum and the
bond was forfeited.
Though charged with no crime,
Kingston was held in jail when he
wanted to be in the harvest fields.
The theory of the authorities was
that some day Trainum might be cap
tured and could not be convicted un
less Kingston was there to testify
Secretary of Commerce Redfield,
Solicitor Thurman, Banker Harry A.
Wheeler, Marvin B. Pool of Butler
Bros, and some technical men from
the Western Electric Co.
What's the matter with having at
least one representative of the people
on that commission?