Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Mary Coates: The Badger Game in 1934, Chicago

FULL TEXT: Mrs. Mary Coats, top above, was freed on a charge of extortion in the attempt of her husband, Lloyd Coates, and Edward Gladstone to obtain $100,000 from Harold P. Morton, 65-year old millionaire Cincinnati manufacturer, when Coates found the pair together in a room in a Chicago hotel. Coates and Gladstone were declared guilty and held for sentence,

[“Blond Freed in ‘Badger Game’,” The Daily Times-News (Burlington, N.C.), Nov. 26, 1934, p. 1]


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