POLITICAL NOTES: Offshoot

Burly, 200-lb., fisticuffing George Remus, fresh from Atlanta penitentiary for grand scale bootlegging, was on trial last week in Cincinnati for killing his wife. His prosecutor was burly, 190-lb., onetime footballer Charles Phelps Taft, second son of the Chief Justice of the U. S. Supreme Court (TIME, Oct. 24). 'Legger Remus' defense counsel was himself. Frenzied under the double strain of standing trial for his life and planning his own defense, 'Legger Remus made a scene.

Prosecutor Taft made a reference to 'Legger Remus' disbarment as a lawyer in Illinois. 'Legger Remus interrupted:...

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