People: Sep. 23, 1929

"Names make news." Last week the following names made the following news:

For 18 years Sir Arthur Conan Doyle,

Scotchman, spent time and money attempting to gain retrial and release for one Oscar Slater, Edinburgh Jew, jailed on a murder charge. Sir Arthur guaranteed $5,000 for Slater's retrial, paid $1,500 of that sum himself. Year ago Slater was retried, released, awarded $30,000 government compensation for his long jail term. Last week Scot Doyle, still unable to collect his $1,500, remarked: "Slater is not a murderer but an ungrateful dog, and I think the Scottish nation...

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