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READ MARY BOYLE O'REILLY'S ARTICLE ON
CONDITIONS IN AMERICAN CANNERIES
THE DAY BOOK
500 SO, PEORIA ST.'
TEL. MONROE 353
VOL.2,NQ.48 " Chicago, Friday, Nov. 22, 1912 . ONE CENT
PROSECUTOR BRANDS CECELIA FARLEY'S LOVE
FOR JEROME QUIGLEY; JURY OUT
Columbus, a, Nov. 22. The
fate of Cecilia Farley Is inf the
Hands of the twelye men who
heard her tell the, .story of her
shame and her' betrayal.
Those twelve men must decide
tonight whether Cejcjlia Farley
shall go to the electric chair for
the murder of Alyin Zollinger or
whether she shall go free to mar
ry the man she. loves fnd who
loves Jier. ,
The case was given to the jury
early this afternoon. The jurors
retired to their locked room. Cliey
are still out.
The courtroom is packed to the
doors, witli an excited crowd of
men and women waiting to learn
if this frail -girl -is doomed to die
a felon's deaths
Back in a dark corner pi the
room sits the little gray-'haked
figure that seems hardly to have
moved all through the trial.
It is Cecilia Farley's msther.
No sound comes from that cor
ner. There is none of the stormy
sobbing of yesterday. But the
tears are running down the moth
er's face in a steady stream and
herljps 'are "twitching spasmod
ically. . Cecilia Farley was put t hrough
a terrible 'cross-examination' by
State's Attorney 'E. C. Turner
Turner dug into the girl's past.
He laughed in scorn at her 'story
that she was an innocent girl
when Alvin Zollinger first "be
trayed her ten years ago.
He jeered at he'n statement that
Zollinger had held her to Tiim by
threats to ruin-her in the eyes of
alj her friends. i
"Instead .of Zollinger having
had you in his power' he said, "it
was yo,u who had Zollinger in
'He, a marriediman, was abso
lutely infatuatediwilh you. For
you he forsook his wife and his
children. For you lie gave up his
business. For'you he forsook his
Honor. ' J
"You in Zollinger's power!
Zollinger was in your power! He
was held to you by some strange
fascination. You 'made 'him do
wha'tevr you wanted. And in the
end you murdered him I"
Then Turner wheeled to the
jury and pictured the girl as a;