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THE EVENING STAR, WASHINGTON, P. 0., THURSDAY. MARCH 15, 1923.
MAY CONNECT TWO
PRIEST MYSTERIES
Slayer of Father Belknap
May Be Involved In Vraniak
Disappearance,
By the Aatoelated Pren.
VIRDEN. 111., March 15.—Several <Je
velopme.nt* In the case of Father
John A. Vraniak, pastor of the Sa
cred Heart Catholic Church here, who
disappeared under mysterious cir
cumstances a week and a half ago,
were announced today by George Mil
ler, deputy sheriff of Macoupin coun
ty, who Is In charge of the Investi
gation of the mystery.
Mrs. Johanna Vraniak, motUer of
the missing rector, said she hud re
ceived a letter from a woman at
Dubuque, lowa, who declared that her
brother, the Rev. Father Arthur B.
Balknap, a priest of Lead. S. D., had
been murdered In that city three
months ago by a man whose de
scription she supplied. The letter was
turned over to the authorities.
Deputy Sheriff Miller declared the
description of the alleged murderer
of Father Belknap corresponds with
the description of a man under sur
veillance In a small town near here.
Efforts are being made to ascertain
1 whether that man was away from
J home since the disappearance of
Father Vraniak, It was stated.
Adolph Vraniak of Chicago, brother
of the missing priest, asserted he re
ceived a telephone call from a man
whose name was not learned, who
said that the clergyman was seen In
company with two men "who appear
ed to be leading him." in Collinsville,
111. near St. Louis, several nights
• i ago. Further questioning disclosed
. that the occurrence might have been :
I last Sunday night. It was said. The
I I men were reported to have boarded
■ * a trolley car for St. Louis later that
I night. Search of the countryside be
■ tween this city and St. Louis was
, continued today by parishioners, who
I yesterday failed to And any clues to
I the whereabouts.of the priest.
DESCRIPTIONS TALLY.
— i
• By the Associated Press.
DCBI'QUE, lowa. March l.'—The
mysterious disappearance of Father ,
; John A. Vraniak of Virden, 111., under I
• circumstances which lead authorities
■ to believe he was murdered, has re- ,
; vived hopes of relatives of Father ,
I A. B. Belknap that his slayer will be ]
! apprehended. Father Belknap was (
■ murdered October 2ti, 1921, In the out
■ skirts of leead, S. D.
; In the papers of Andrew Rolando,
; who is sought In connection with the
! killing of Father Belknap, are some
I letters from a girl named Kolm. or
1 Colm. at Virden. There Is also a note
' book in which entries were made that
Indicated he had visited Virden a
I number of times.
I Rolando was known to be strongly
; almost to the point of
; a mania, against priests. These facts ;
; led Mrs. John K. Wagner of Dubuque, j
; sister of Father Belknap, to write a
! letter to Mrs. Johanna Vraniak, j
' mother of the missing Virden priest, ;
inclosing a description of Rolando, !
WASHINGTON STATUE
DEOJNES TO BE MOVED
All Efforts to Remove Memorial
for Bepoirs Foil—Bigger*
Order Up Blow Torches.
George Washington and his steed,
immortalised in bronze at Washing
ton Circle, 23d street and Pennsyl
vania northwest. Is standing as
stanch and as Arm against the es- j
forts of riggers to remove him as he
did in flesh against the British at'
Yorktown in the early days. Today,
wrapped in the entangling lines of
the riggers, canopied by the stanch
frames of the derrick, both bronae :
man and steed had not budged.
Workmen are out for reinforce- ■
ments, which probably will turn up I
in the from of acetylene gas burners, i
The lead base which holds the bronze J
statue to the stone will have to be
melted before the weight will answer
to the pull of the workmen handling ;
the derrick.
Congress hae appropriated 32,000 for
the repair of the statue, which time J
and the elements have eaten full of ,
small holes permitting the leakage of j
water Inside. The statue will be I
shipped to Brooklyn. N. Y., where the 1
holes will be plugged, following;
which it will be returned to its base i
here. The statue was cast In Parle
and was modeled by Clark Mills, j
American sculptor, who also modeled ,
the Jackson etatue. It was unveiled j
February 22. 1860.
who dlaappeared from Lead the mom- t
ing Father Belknap was killed.
Father Belknap was enticed from
his home at Lead, the rectory of the
cathedral there, at an early morning
hour by an appeal to go on an Qrgent
sick eaVj to a home In an isolated
part of the town. People In the neigh
borhood heard some shots, and upon
j investigating found the body of the
i priest lying face downward in the
road. There were several bullet
wounds and he was dead when found.
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