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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 08, 1913, Image 3

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JUDGE URGES CONVICTION OF SOUTHERN BEAUTY
SAYS "TREAT WOMAN MURDERER JUST LIKE A MAN"
Mrs. Clarice Nelson Booth, indicted for manslaughter, who says she
"had to kill her husband."
Lake Providence, La.', Feb. 8.
When Mrs. Clarice Nelson
Booth is placed on trial for near
ly blowing off her husband's
head with a shotgun, it will be
"southern chivalry" on trial,
piore than the accused woman,
Judge F. I. Ransdell had to
'give the. grand jury some mighty,
straight - from-the-shoulder talk
before they would indict the pret
ty young woman for killing her
husband, Dr. James Fleet Booth,
Jan. 23.
"I know," he said, "tfjtf men

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