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?o carry a, deputy sheriffs badge
and a revolver.
- It was mentioned that Sims
was suspected by the -police of
being one of the automobile ban
dits who terrorized the city for
several weeks previous to the
shooting.of Edward Meyers.
But it was not mentioned that
' Edward Mayers and Clifford Fail,
the other two automobile bandits,
t were employes of Victor Lawson,
'nor that they wore deputy sher
iffs badges given: them through
Victor Lawson when they were
operating as hold-ups.
The Recprd-Herald's story of
the Sims case also seemed to
think it a very humorous one.
The story talked of how Sims
"eloped with his wife," and care
fully kept from emphasizing the
fact that the wife in question was
a bigamous one.
Neither did the story have much
to say of the real wife and the
little baby, now living in illness
and bitter poverty on the North
The Record-Herald story did
uncover the interesting fact that
Sims is wanted by Athe reforma
tory officials for "breaking parole.
"Pa, what does it mean when it
says a man has arrived at years
of discretion?" '
"It means, sonny, that he's too
young to die and too old to have
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