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Liebold, Ford’s Secretary, Finally Served with Subpoena After Many Efforts

April 13, 1927
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(Jewish Daily Bulletin)

A subpoena was served today on E. G. Liebold, general secretary to Henry Ford, after many weeks of trying to reach him. The subpoena was made returnable tomorrow in the Ford-Sapiro trial.

Liebold was served by a veteran process server after a long chase down the street this morning. The process server came to Sapiro’s counsel, William H. Gallagher, yesterday, offering to bet he could reach Liebold, and was given the chance.

He found Liebold yesterday, but when he sought to serve the paper guards with Liebold pinioned his arms until Liebold had fled, Gallagher said.

This morning the process servercaught Liebold as he was emerging from his Highland Park home and after the foot race served the paper.

It developed that Thomas S. Warsham, who frequently acts as an agent for attorneys, served the subpoena upon Liebold.

He was waiting in an automobile this morning when Liebold came out of his home and chased him two blocks. Liebold’s motor was said to have stalled, and the pursuit continued another block on foot.

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