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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 19, 1912, Image 3

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"1 left our home the night die
thing happened before my hus
band went. He told me to do
everything I could for our two
little girls and to be kind tb his
.dog and cat. He talked like a
man under senence of death and
without hope of reprieve.
"I haven't seen him since. , I
haven't heard from him. I don't
know where he is. He may be
wounded, dying, for all I know.
"Whatever he did in court, he
wont give up unless I appeal to
him on behalf of our children.
"No father .ever loved his chil
dren more, or was a kinder hus-
, T)and. . . . But he .his the Allen
temper. That caused all'the trou
ble?' .r " -'
Mrs. Allen's story of leaving
' her home the night after he rag-
TT--
edy 'before 'her husband,, is con
tradicted by William T. Quisen
berry; who has been employed by
Sid Allen for years. -
"The. first I knewof what had
happened was when I walked into
the house Thursday-night," said
Quisenberry.
"Sid was lying on-a couch.
There was "a wound in his left
arm, and one just a flesh one
in his stomach. Mrs. Allen was
with him. '
"I did not stay long,' and when
I cameb'ack in the morning, both
were-gone.";'
There: have 'been a: number of
rumojs that Sid - Edwards, Sid
Allen's nephew, has teen captur?
ed. No direct word of his has
been received from he posses.
o . sea
WHAT. HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY m
Wilbur Gleen Voliva, overseer
of the faithful at Zion" City, will
announce-himself-as Elijah III in
near futures He will also choose
12 "apostles:" -Voliva. and. his
cablet will robe themselves ac
cording to "biblical dictates and
traditions."' "c -' .
Which means that the Duncan
fashion in apparel has reached
the outposts of the qity of Dowie.
John Holicka, who was arrest
' ed a month ago at Kenosha for
attempting to -kill 9 his -sweetheart,
was released today without
trial on the plea of , the woman he
attacked. She is now his wife.
With trees, billboards and win
dows full of the lithographs and
posters of candidates for office,
the 3Vest Side landscape looks as
if it had the political .measles.
Former Senator Beveridge of
Indiana, acting as advance man
for Theodore Roosevelt, will
speak tonight at a.mass meeting
at Auditorium."
"You would not "be justified in
hanging a yellow dog on such ev
idence asthe government has
produced here." Attorney Buck
ingham, representing the Swifts
in, the packers' trial.
We have respect for a yellow
dog, until he is made fnto saus
age. But that is no argument
against sending a few packers to1
jail.'
Policeman Martin Scanlon of
the Cottage Grove Avenue sta
tion,, fatally injured by an Indi-
1 ana ave. car Sunday, night, died

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