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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 15, 1911, Image 6',
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he died, he stayed at my, house.
He" "became very sick durjng the
"Thursday he 'told me he-was
going to try to get off. I never
saw him alive again.
,, r "Smith also told me that Mrs.
Vermilya had threatened to kill
him unless he left his wife."
The statement of MrsAnder
,' son was made to the police volun
tarily. She came to Chicago
from Plymouth expressly to make
Mrs. Vermilya is being more
closely- guarded than ever. t The
reason thereof is a defiant state
ment she made to Mrs. Mae
Small, one of her matrons of the
"I shall never go to a cell," she
"They needn't think' they can
put me in one, either. Before I
would go to a ceU, I would "
Then Mrs. Vermilya, stopped,
and looked at Mrs. Small fearful
ly, as if afraid she had said too
. Mrs. Small reported the matter
to Jailer Davies, who ordered a
still more strict watch kept over
.the woman who is suspected of
having poisoned ten persons for
the lust of gold.
The authorities take MrsVer
milya's statement as" a threat to
There is now no doubt as to the
contents of the pepp'er box. It
contained tough on rats, an ar-
' sehic preparation, mixed with a
, small quantity of pepper.
First pick the real thing, then.
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' By Tom Andrews. v
Jose Rivers, the sensational"
Mexican featherweight of Los
Angeles, who set
the boxing world
afire by his string
of knockouts dur
ing the latter part
of 1910 and 1911,
rece'ived a severe
check to his cham
pionship asp ira-
tions when Johnny
land wonder, trim
med him in a 20-
round battle. "V
T. Andrews Risers ' reminds
one of the "Mexican lightweight
Aurelio Herrera. when that hard
hitting boy first came out,
Herrera always carried a sleep
producer in his right and many a
lightweight went tollreamland as
a result of colliding with it.
. Rivers was of much the same
style and carried vicious punch
in his right mitt, but he seemed
to be helpless against a. clever lad
like Kilbane and even Joe Coster
was able to keep out of harm's""
way until he bumped into his
right glove in .the thirteenth
round. , " s-
Rivers - scored knockouts
against such good boys as Frank
ie Sullivan, Jimmy Reagan-and
Danny Webster. '
The Mexican, who is managed
by Joe Levy, wants to get away,
from the coast .for a while and
make a tour of the eastern cities
where hoxing prevails and is ar
ranging, for dates. .,0,