Business & Finance: Cellmates

Last week newsmen went to see Charles Ward, who had just been left $1,000,000 by a man he had met in Leavenworth Penitentiary. Jovial Charles Ward gave one of his interviewers a gold cigaret lighter, told his story.

In 1924 Herbert Huse Bigelow, head of Brown & Bigelow, advertising specialty makers of St. Paul, was indicted for income tax evasion. He pleaded guilty, was fined $10,000, given two years in Leavenworth. There he was assigned to work under a friendly Texan named Charles Ward, once a mechanical engineer, who had also been sentenced for revenue law violations. Sharing the same cell, Bigelow...

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