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by" his detectives
, U. S. Grand Jury Meets to Pry
Into Dynamiting Charges.
3 Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 7.
.With an' investigation into the
dynamiting charges involving
John J. and James B. McNamara
as the most important task con
fronting it, the United States
grand jury met here today.
. The whir of "type'writersv and
other signs of activity around tKe
offices of United States District
'Attorney- Charles W. Miller, told
the story of how the work of
r copying the reports of the expert
. accountants who have examined
the books and documents of the
v' International Association of
1 Bridge and Structural Iron'
Workers was -being 'rushed to
completion. , "
, t The return of Detective Wm. J:
"Burns to Indianapolis and his
. ' conferences with "the federal offi
cials "indicated that he was giving
" the government authorities in
formation'' to be preserited to the
federal grand jurors with a view
of obtaining the indictment of the
McNamaras for alleged criminal
- '.violation of the federallaws gov
erning the transportation of ex
plosives. "Myself, my men antLany in
formatiqn or aid that we can give
the federal officials" in their in
vestigation is at' their call' said
In case the decision of the In
diana supreme court give's the
books and documents of the.Iton
AVbrkersJto the United States au
thorities To 'be used in the investi
gation, District Attorney Miller
today, for the first time, publicly
asserted that he would give the
rmatter to the California federal
authorities in case they demanded
it for an investigation.
LaDor- leaders assert that this
is' the plan by which the Califor
nia authorities hope to secure the
alleged evidence for use in the
trials Jier.e--tp have the federal
officials here send the material to
the federal officials in California,
under the guise of ,a federal in
vestigation there and then have
the locaL officials, in California
petition for it.
- -rO o
Fred Peterson, Chicago, hunt
ing near Aurora. Friend, took his
brown leggins for prairie-chicken.
Fred may recover.
Maine has- been discovered
again. On., water wagon this
time. Courts' decide the, drys
Anne Morgan got real reckless
and ate 20 cent "corn beef and
cabbage" dinner in restaurant she
established in Brooklyn navy
yard. Her taxi clicked off $3.50
while she ate 20 cents worth. '
Marcus VanRie,. Kenawee, 111.,
r1imKrl i fhr'riiicrh lipHcrp fenre
with shotgun. And heVasn t insured.
Midshipman G. W. Griggs,
liner Kasenfera. savs millions of
monkeys siirrounded 'him and
held him prisoner in woods near
Calcutta. We ve seen, cm too
New island sprung: out of sea