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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 19, 1912, Image 1

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Vol. 1, Ho." 149 Chicago, Tuesday March Iff, 1912 "One Cent
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WIFE Of'rAUiEN CLAN. LEADER BLAMES
"ALLENrTEMPER" for thetrouble , ,
Says.Her" Husbaid .Will Not ' (live Up Unless She v
. Appeals ToHim on Behalf of Their Two Children
' Claims Slie Doesn't Know Where He Is.
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.Hillsvffle, Va., March 19
third pos-se, composed almost ex-
Henry Allen, brother of the
elder Floyd Allen. The trial of
the latter being the cause of the
outbreak of lawlessness in Carroll
county, Va.
rfusively of.- mountaineers, is
creeping- through the-mountains
from the northwest towardthe
strongholds of the Aliens at.
Devil's Den. ,
The Dartv. of "raiders" is,20Q
strong. It 'Was drganized from
,the coal miners aiong New river,
men who know the mountain
passes as well as the Aliens them
selves. Thus, the Aliens are threaten-
ed on three sides now. Detective
Tom Felts, at the head of forty,
men, is advancing upon them
from Mount Airy, N. C, on the
south. Detective Lee Felts, with
a force oi? almdst 100 moun
taineers, is closingin upon Devillfi?
Den from Hillsville- on the north.
And from, the west are comipg
the new posse.
It is Hoped here that Governor
Manh will permit the use of the
state militia to back the possesup.
There is feeling that so ylong as
a wide circle is not drawn around
the Aliens, the mountaineers may
slip through between the posses,,
descend upon Hillsville and rei
venge themselves. Upon the
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