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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 15, 1912, Image 2

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5 ents, separation - ' ' '
John Brady, 119 S.-Peoria
o street, and George-Wilson;;341S.
a.Cafnpbell street, attested charg
ed with attempting to rob Charles
c Jung, a Chinaman, on a 'Van
Bnren ar near Ashland.
x Packey McFarland and Kid
LBurnsr the young ptfg who paint
ed a black eye on the stockyards
"Boy a fev weeks ago, tangle again
m Kenosha tonight.
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I BLOOD VENGEANCE DEMANDED BY CLANS OF MEN
i - ' ' RWOT RV AT.TYRM mTTT.AWR
SHOT BY ALLEN OUTLAWS
The message of the Aliens:
One dead citizen for every one of
us captured or injured. '
The answer to the message:
h The Allen clan will, be wiped off
h the face' of the earth,
'i Already killed: r Judge Thorn
ton L. Massie, Prosecuting At-
I total ey WilHarn Foster; Sheriff
Lew Webb, a Baldwin detective,
who followed the Aliens into the
mountains.
- The dying: J3ettie Ayers,-13-jear-oUl
daughter of a moun
" taineerrstruckrby a stray bullet
, in the court room battle yester
day; Floyd Alien, the cause of the
--trouble, suffering from an at
sztemptto cut his own throat, three
bullet wounds and a broken leg-j
sijiiror Fowler, mortally shot by
one of the Aliens.
.01. The wounded; Jurors Faddis
a-and Kane? A. T., Howlett, Bruce
nfarshall and Stuart Worrell,
ns-pectators' in the court room, all
victims to the bullets of the Al
iens. o Ranged against the Aliens:
, Thfj'government' of tne United
States, the state of Virginia, the
county of Carroll, scores of pri-
eivate detectives, seeking to win
i the $300 price put on the heads of
every member of the Allen clan;
half a hundred sheriff's deputies, ,
the clans of the Fowlers, the Fad--dises,
the Kanes, the Howletts,
the Ayers, the Marshalls and the
Worrells, seeking- blood vengeance:
Hillsville, Va., March 15.
The cry of blood vengeancehas
gone up, and war to the deathMs
to be waged in the mountains.
Four more lives may be added
to the toll of yesterday's tragedy
in Judge Massie's court s room,
bringing-the total up to seven.
Little Bettie Ayers, 13-year-olcf
daughter of a mountaineer, friend
of Floyd Allen and a spectator in
the court room, was struck by a
stray bullet. She is-dyirtg in the
bare Ayers'" cabin in the moun-,
.tains.
- Juror Fowler shot through the "
breast by one of the Aliens, is sstid
to be dying. His clan has sworn
than many Aliens shall give their
live? for his.
Floyd Allen himself, great,
bearded mountaineer, is suffering
from wounds that would kill any
ordina-y man. He attempted to
cut his own throat when he was
placed formally under arrest
after the shooting yesterday.
There werfr three bullet wounds
in his body, all serious, and his
left leg was broken.

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