Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1963 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
t t ,ftrrI'5 j i
THE My book-
5do SO. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Voi:i;No.53' Chicago, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 1511
NEW SENSATION INMcNAMARA CASE; STATE
ARRESTS INVESTIGATOR FOR DEFENSE
Attorney D arrow Indignantly Denounces the Arrests as
ran or nan- ros innuence- ruouc uptnion Against
' the McNamaras."
Franklin, formerA deputy United
K States Marshal1' here-'and ' now
jcbief investigator for the McNa-
maru defense was arreste.d. today
by Samuel BrOwnje ctiief ihyestij-
gator" for the prosecution ,'on
charge of attempting t0 brjhcG:
Nt Lockwoo'd', a prospective ju'r-
' "or in'thetMpNamara trialrBrp'wrj
" asserted that he hqd Detectives
Jerko, Ong, and Campbell and
Holmes saw Ijranklin ., pass $500
to Lockwood at fie cprner of
Third, and .Main streets1 , this
iriorhing; Lockwood wa'salsp ar
, rested. ... '
Avman named '!Gap" White,
about whom-little could be ascer
tained was also' arrested.,. The
three men were taken to District
Attorney Fredricks' office where
ttiey were "sweated".' before be
ing sent' tqJ jail to, await' arraign
ment. , .
, Cbunsel for the defense' deny
"that they know anything, about
the .alleged bribery. Aattorney
"Lecbmpte'Davis jsaid Franklin
was employed by the defense to
investigate --the antecedents of
tajsrnen and that 'was his only;
connection with the defense '
State's- Detective Browne de
clares that he-has known for,
vSprm.eCtime of an attempt to" inter
fere wjth.talesmenand. that he'
had been-woirking on the. case for
several weeks. -He insisted that
when' the whole truth is known.it
ingjhe original arrest of the McNamaras.-
Brown'further charged that the
the" $500 -which, he alleged was
paid to -Lockwood, was "earnest
money" for the'payment of S4-,Q00'
to ""hang the jury?
White : and Wood were both re
leSse'd later, District Attorney
Fredricks saying there was no
formal chafge against tfiem, al
though a formal charge of at
tempting to bribe a juror was
placed against Franklin.
It wa also pdsitively asserted
in Fredricks office that other ar
rests are imminent,' being inti-'
mated that the person who is ak
leged to have furnished Franklin
the money is'uribjer surveillance,