Clipped from US, Indiana, Indianapolis, Indianapolis News, August 7, 1920

normal Ump*r*tur#.- 'EDGAR SCHMITT, NO. 127.Former Evunnvillr Chief N*ir Work* at Atlaata Friaoa Chicken Farm.. {Special to Tha Indl*rupolis New* JElVANSVILLE, Ind.. August 7.—Convict No. 127, Edgar Schmitt,formerly chief of police of Evans*eltie. now in the fifth week of histwo-year prison sentence at the Fed-»ra! Prison at Atlanta, has been as-ilgnod to work on the prison chicken 'arm, accord in* to word received by its frienda here. This is a trusty’s lob and practically the freedom of the grounds is triven the former police chief He goes to work at 2:30 a. m. and works until 5:10 p. m., with an hour off at noon The prison raises 3,000 :hickens, which provide enough eggs ror the 3.000 convicts there. Schmitt roes without guard or shackles to and from the prison farm. Frsd Zerbst. the warden, saya Schmitt is a model prisoner.The prison records ehow that Schmitt will be released February. 1922, provided his behavior In the meantime is good. Four months will be taken off his sentence if he causes the prison officials no worry. The rormer shlef sleeps in a dormitory in which are more than flghty othersonvicts.Schmitt was convicted in the federal court at Indianapolis of conspiracy to violate the Reed amendment by accepting money from a whisky rtpg at Evansville.