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Sources: Wily Desperado Falls Short on Crime Execution

Berkeley Daily Gazette (Calif.), “Police Hold 3 As Suspects,” May 24, 1948.

Leaf, “What is Croton Oil Used For?” Cameron Delaney,

Nevada State Journal, “Search Still on For Swiderski,” Nov. 22, 1944.

Nevada State Journal, “Convict Escape [sic] Still at Large,” Nov. 25, 1944.

Nevada State Journal, “Suspect Flees in S.F. Court,” May 28, 1948.

Nevada State Journal, “Another Chapter is Opening in Eventful Career of Man Who Poisoned Drink in 1943,” March 18, 1949.

Oakland Tribune (Calif.), “Guns, Dope Found in S.F.,” May 24, 1948.

Oakland Tribune (Calif.), “Bailiff Looks Other Way and Convict Walks Out of Court,” May 27, 1948.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Man Sentenced for Doping Drink,” June 8, 1943.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Convict Flees Prison Farm,” Nov. 16, 1944.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “Fugitive From Nevada Prison is Recaptured,” April 3, 1945.