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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (March 22, 1922)
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School Girl on
Stand Tells or
Promoter s Acts
Sirali JvlWnMJ Trtifie
Against "TW Ricl-rd
York. Mauh 2. An umW.
afH, fmnlrd-liatrfd iclioolnlfl in
r.rt tlrrM, Strait SiliocnfrM, Jut
ir IS ytv !, sat Jit witf
hir In lur-rentf court (or more
Hun lo hour today and toM Jus
t tr Wnwnogrl and a jury o at
liRnl i.uli tipon hrr lv Ctorge
I-. (Tm kickard1. internationally
l.nown mmrl 'rnrtiotrr.
As hr recited hrr story in a lip
irjf oire, the matt who hid ar
lined nine of the greatest pit
Killtic rmowilrs in history, t with
rm loMrd, Hiring at hrr. Only
ccaionally did he rels and tlu-n
lo whisper in his counsel's ear or to
tnake nuti- with a pencil.
The girl told how she had brett
Introduced to Kickard by her chum,
Nellie Gasko. Iat mtmmer at the
dimming pool in Madison Square
tiardrn, lie gave them both money,
she aid. and told them to come
rd are him at his office in the tower
f the building. Upon their visit,
he testified. Kickard gave them a
rote and aiked them to rail at an
apartment in Went Forty-eventh
street. They called at the apartment
later and there the alleged aoault
took pU'-e. He gave them each $10.
he said, and aikcd them to call
Telia of Other Visits.
Then followed a atory of other
visits, all but one, when site was
alone, in company with the Gasko
girl. Thee visits covered several
months. She said Rickard also tried
to assault the Gasko girl, but that
she repulsed him. The amount of
n oney he ie them, she 4id, var
icd from time to time, ranging from
13 to J.0.
After eaih alleged sault, Sarah
testified, the promuur akrd them lo
tct nothing of what !a4 happened.
Once she ake4 RickarJ u help get
tier brother Samurl out of jail in
Milwaukee, where he had been ar
tested fur stealing. Rukard prom
i-ed to help, ah said. 'and later she
brought her mother to tee him,
A letter was introduced in evi
dence, alleged to have been written
to Mrs, S'huenffM by Kukard w
January IM, in which be enclosed a
Utter to the governor of Wisconsin,
asking that step be taken to re.
Ieae Samuel from pritoti. The let
ter aked Mr, SclioriilYld to write
directly to the governor and to en
dure the other letter.
Returned to Prison.
Surah was on the ttaud when ad
journment wai taken until tomor
row. In outlining the cae to the
jury, Ferdinand IVcora, aitaiit
clotrirt attorney, said that the state
would prove that when the news of
Kickard' arret in connection with
the alleged a-sault on other girls
was printed the Schocnfeld and lia
ko girl mrt him by telephonic ap
roiiitnieut, that during an automo
bile ride for more than an hour
through Central park he urged them
to tell the authorities nothing- of
what had happened. He told them,
Mr. Pecora said, to say, if necessary,
that "another man did it." He
warned that if they told, they would
"be sent away" until they were 18
years old and that he would give
them no more money. The girls
promised that they would obey, Mr.
After adjournment. Kickard va
led bark over "the bridge of sighs"
to Tombs prison, where bin cell
mate is Alfred 1".. Lindsay, alleged
swindler of wealthy society women.
Steele City Schools Head
Named for Another Year
Steele City. Neb., March 21. (Spe
cial.) Mrs. Sminia, superintendent
of schools, lias been named for an
other year at the same salary and
jiu in of JutiiT,M
Fitzmorrii Aert Hrfore
Kqircriitatif uf Chic
Chicago. March 21. Law enforce
ment in Chicago, if on the edge of
chaos. Charles C. Fitimorris, grnrial
superintendent of police, told more
than 100 persons repreenlin$ Js
civic and industrial organisations tat
Kickham ScanUn, thief justice of
the criminal court: Hubert F.. Crowe,
tte attorney, and James A. Patten,
board of trade member and civic
leader, in addresses agreed with the
"We are on the edge of chaos."
Mr. Fiumorris said. "The work of
the police department is he!,ig un
done as fast as we can do it."
"There is an organized band of
criminal in Chicago, well en
trenched, a mafia, which considers it
self above and beyond the law, which
not only laugh in the face of justice
but spits in the face of justice," Mr.
Judgs Srantan attacked crooked
lawyer, whom he called greatly re
sponsible for crime conditions, and
scored business men for evading
"There are judges on the criminal
bench of Cook county (Chicago)
who should be removed." Mr. Patten
said. Earlier, Chief Fitzmorria had
asserted "there is an organization of
criminals here they have their
judges and lawyers."
Attempted Jail Delivery.
The second attempt in two days at
a jail delivery was frustrated yester
day -when armed guards under
Warden Wesley II. Westbrook,
checked the uprising: and forced 70
priouers btW to their seF. When
th primnn rt(.it4 to return to
their ei! anr the rrcit l.our,
Mr. Westbrook stationed iurd
with nut gunt at adtam-igrou i
sitkiiis, strpped to the f""'t and iI4
Ihfl j riiOiiers he would g'Vf thrill
10 iinnuiri m which tosbey b
command, or dirnt the giunl ta
begin shooting. Watch in han.l li;
tolled f'f! seven minutes and U the
mutineer bad ditappeared.
Teoiia. Ill, Mauh 2t1--Mr.
Charles Wi'on, invalid wiie if Chief
of City Pctrctivf , was bitind.
gagged and rohlied i.f $o in Iter home
hy two rubber. Kevenge for I hit I
WiUott's activities agiitiot tliirvr is
helired the motive for the murk.
Mr. WiUou begged for brr life and
was told to keep ient or she would
New York. March 21. leisurely
robber spent the week-end stealing
J.Vi.tKX) worth of shoes from the
Novelty Footwear Manufacturing
company, M. llustin. president of the
linn, reported to the police.
The rubbers marled Saturday night
end working all day Sunday wrapped
up and tocd down the elevator
shaft from the 11th floor about 4K)
bundles of shoes. The loot weighed
nearly six tons, Mr. Gustm said.
Bandit Lock Up Cashier.
Danville. III.. March 2l.-Forcing
Charles v. Murray, cashier of the
Danville Street Railway and Light
company, into a vault late yesterday,
3 bandit closed and locked the door,
grabbed all the money in sight and
The company last night announced
that about $1.71)0 is missing from the
clay's receipts, which was being
counted by the cashier at the time,
There was no eye witnesses of the
Shot to Death.
St. Louis. Mo.. March 21. A
statement to police by Elizabeth
Wisslcr, 11, that Karl Bolin, 25.
whose bullet-riddled body was found
in his automobile here August 25
last was shot to death shortly after
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