Law: Missing Men

Too often politics not Law decides whether a Governor extradites a man wanted for trial in another State. Last week Law asserted its rights in two distant States. In California, Attorney General Ulysses Sigel Webb ruled Governor Frank F. Merriam had no option, must surrender La Verne Moore, fabled super-golfing mystery man known for seven years as John Montague, to New York State to stand trial for alleged participation in a roadhouse robbery in 1930. This despite appeals for Montague by Bing Crosby, Guy Kibbee, George Von Elm, et al. Promptly John Montague's...

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