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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 21, 1911, Image 4

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manrtnacried man"of 'thirty
years, answered Benson:
"We let women vote out here.
They claim to be our equals in
everything. They ought to be our
equals when 'it comes to paying
the-penalty of their crimes."
Mysj Patterson leaned her
head 'on the table, and her sobs
could be heard all over the room.
In the stillness, a voice rose plain-
1?: y "
"What ha's become of the chiv
alry of the West?" And before
the bailiff's .gavel rapped on the
table, the"ahswer in a man's voice :
"Woman suffrage!"
It is expected that the jury will
be selected tonight A new jury
is in vogue in Denver, and all of
the taleVmen drawn so far have
beea young men, instead of the
usual professional jurors.
O. N. Hilton, attorney for Mrs.
Patterson, counts much on this.
He expects to appeal to the sym
pathy of J the men, most of whom
are parried, to draw for them a
picture of a broken woman, driven
to shame and disgrace and insan
ity by a dissolute, cowardly husband.
BE'ATTIE LOSES NERVE;
CONFESSION RUMORED
t i
Richmond, Va., Nov. 21.
Throughout the day there was a
persistent repor.t that Henry Clay
Beattie, sentenced to die in the
electj-jc chair Friday, had con-
fessed'the murder of his wife.
i Itjis rumored he is much nearer
, a physical and mental . collapse
' tbanrhas been generally known.
,t- His air of bravado "has entire-
ry disappeared,- and practically
every minute of his, time is put in
either in praying or in reading the
Bible and other religious litera-
ture selected for him by Rev,M
Benjamin Dennis.
It is said the alleged confession v
was made J&' Dr. Dennis bu
there is no confirmation available 0
SEN. REED DENOUNCES
SUPREME COURT ,
Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 21. 0
"I will not bow to tlje dictum of5
any court that never has taken
the trouble to read the record inr-
a, case on which it has passed."
United States Senator James
A. Reed of Missouri, special1
prosecutor in the second trial ofJ
Dr. B. Clark Hyde for the mur
der of Col. Thomas H. Swope.
Senator Reed referred to the"3
Supreme Court of Missouri, and' -his
denunciation of that court hasn
caused consternation among law-
yers. '
Never before has aa attorney5,
of national prominence referred
to a supreme cburt in such un-'.
measured terms in open court.
The cause7 of Senator Reed's
wrath was the ruling out of all1T
testimony in regard to the death'
of Chrisman Swope, whom the
Supreme Court decided died oFs
typhoid fever. , ' --
Senator Reed said flatly the
Supreme Court didn't know what
it was talking about in the first"
place, and was wrong in the sec
ond. 3'
The whole day was "given up tot
the opening addresses of the
prosecution. "

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