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certain newspaper editors to go after
tax law reform, but not to hit Hoyne
The "certain attorney" mentioned
by Hoyne is reported to have come
to the office of an assistant state's
attorney and pleaded with tears in
his eyes for the droppirig-of any con
spiracy prosecution against him.
Assistant State's Att'y Berger said
today: "I have been asked several
times to give the names of attorneys
who have come to us representing
offenders against the tax laws. I
have had to withhold these names.
You will have to form your own con
clusions as to wfio was meant by the
state's attorney in connection with
evidence tending to show conspir
acy." Sydney Adler, a brother of Max
Adler, stockholder and manager of
Sears, Roebuck & Co., has handled
the legal end of Julius Rosenwald's
taxes. Adler represented Rosenwald
in all cases in county and municipal
court the past year and is now con
gesting with Hart E Baker, a Hoyne
assistant, in the case against Au
gusta Rosenwald before the supreme
The evidence "tending to Bhow
conspiracy," which came into the
hands of Hoyne related to owner
ship of stocks and bonds in the
United States Steel Co. and of a large
block of preferred shares of stock in
Sears, Roebuck & Co. The owner
ship of his personal property was
concealed from the assessors and
from the state's attorney. Hoyne re
ferred to this concelament through
joint action of Rosenwald and his
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CHANCE OF GOING DRY
Washington, Jan. 13. The na
tion's capital today was in imminent
danger of going "dry." Legislators
of the nation who control the des
tinies of the voteless District of Co
lumbia appeared almost certain to
tack on to the district appropriation I
bill a rider by Senator Sheppard of l
1 Texas, forcing prohibition, in the city.
The vote was expected this afternoon
in the senate.
SAYS TERRE HAUTE CASE WILL
GO TO SUPREME COURT
Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 13. "We
have furids enough to carry this case
to the United States supreme court
and it will go there if Judge Anderson
sustains the indictment and we are
found guilty in the Terre Haute
This statement today by Hilton
Redman, son of Circuit Judge Eli
Redman of Terre Haute, indicated
that the thirty-four who did not en
ter pleas of guilty before Federal
Judge Anderson yesterfday to the In
dictment charging conspiracy to de
fraud the government through elec
tion frauds at Terre Haute would
fight the case to the court of last
resort. Both of the Redmans were
indicted along with Mayor Donn M.
Roberts, democratic candidate for
governor subject to the primaries,
and 111 other "hut" politicians.
YOUNG WIFE WILLING TO GIVE
UP JAMES DARNELL
James Morrison Darnell, whose
matrimonial affairs are interesting
the public so much nowadays, today
lost his wife, Doris Vaughn Darnell.
The 17-year-old bride announced she
would give him up.
"I cannot share his love with other
women and the baby," said the girl.
"Knowing that other women claim
him I could not divide his affection.
I am willing to sacrifice myself for
the good of the mother and baby.
She's got the first claim on Jimmy. I
am through with him."
Annulment proceedings will be be
gun shortly. State's Attorney Hoyne
threatened trouble for the pastor
when he started a probe to find out
if Darnell has committed bigamy.
Emanuel Mpstow, 1268 N. Wood,
found dead in bed from gas. Causa