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- THANKS TO. HIS WIFE
Atlanta; Ga., Jan. 19. Charles
,W. Morse, New York""bank
wrecker, ex-convict through the
clemency of President Taft, may
'never leave Georgia aliveand un
doubtedly will die away'frQin.tne
Maine home to which Kfcjonged
to return. , -
This is the judgment of physi
cians who examined the" former,
ice king today, following the
commutation of his sentence.yes
terday to expire immediately. '
That opinion was reffec,ted in
the issuance of orders from the
war department permitting
Mrs. Charles W. Morse.
Morse to remain at Fort- Mc
Pherson hospital,.Atlanta; J-until
his condition makes itsafe'to re
move him-to a-private sanitar
ium." - ; t. i :
"Morse-awes His-freedom entire-
Charles W. Morse.
ly to the untiring efforts -of his
wife, who secured over70,000 sig
natures to petitions asking his re
lease. Many were former depos
itos in the wrecked Morse bank,
to whpm',$7,GOO,000 was paid aft
er the banker was indicted. 1
RECEIVES $5 FOR-YEAR HE
PUT IN THROUGH ERROR
Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 19. Oscar
Kreuger, 34, a New .York plas
terer, has been paid-forthe year7
of his life which a paternal gov
ernment, aided by Anthony 'Corn
stock, took by mistake.
Kreuger received his payment
at the doors of the" federal peni-
tentiary here today. It consisted;
of: One parchment, with thet
words "inriocent ,of" the crime'
charged" written'onit, a ticket to'
New York,' a suit of-prisonTmade
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