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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 02, 1912, Image 5

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BEAST-MAN HIDES LIKE A ,WILD ANIMAL WHILE
' SHERIFF'S POSSE SCOTJRS WOODS TO KILL HIM
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.Will nd'Jnlin "Rauer. the Twins Murdered hv TohmTornnw. and
the hound, -the kUlingof which drove Tornowinto the woods and
made.him become the ''Beast-Man."
' Somewhere m the wilds of
Western Washington John Tor-
now, the beast-man, is hiding,
with seven woodsmen hunting
him. It is the most extraordi
nary man-hunt of the most extra
ordinary outlaw in history '
The woodsmen will shoot
Tornow; on sight -unless he
shoots them first. The- chances
, are 10 to 1 in TornowVfavpr.
Torno w is mad. Solitude is his
passion. He has tunned his back
on, conventional society AH he
asks is that society leave him
alone. But conventional society
has a bone, to pick,with the beast
man because he has killed six
jmen. ' ' j
Tornow, "Jean, sinewy giant,
was born on a 'farm on the Sat
sop river, Wash. When a small
hoy he spent his time in the
woods, -fishing .and hunting. He
made no friends, had no confi
dents. He never shared in social
activities, .because he said: "They
talk too much."
Three years-ago Ed Tornowv
oldest of the three, brothers, had
John arrested on a eharge of in
sanity,jmd placed ina janitarium
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