National Affairs: Potent Son

The preliminaries of a murder trial began last week in Cincinnati. For George Remus, once potent bootleg boss, later a convict, they were poison. They had shot dead his wife, Emogene, in a public park. Now he had to produce evidence that it was not first-degree murder. He sought to take depositions from 75 witnesses in various cities— including Attorney General Sargent and Roy A. Haynes— to show that he had killed to elude a plot against his own life and property. For another man, 'Legger Remus preliminaries were meat. He, Charles...

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