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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 14, 1913, Image 1

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AN AD-LESS NEWSPAPER COMPLETE WIRE
AND CABLE NEWS REPORT OF UNITED PRESS
THE DAY BOOK
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
398
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL.2,NQ.117 Chicago, Friday, Feb. 14, 1913 ONE CENT
WOMAN BETRAYS LOVEiR WANTED IN MURDER
BY GOSSIP WITH GIRLHOOD FRIEND
Unaware That Old Chum Has Married Chicago De
tective, She Tells Story of Escape in Night from
Police Surrounded Home in Cleveland.
"Women," remarked a man,
when the heavy hand of a police
man from the Desplaines street
station fell on his shoulder last
night, "women are hell."
In a cell in the Desplaines
street station today,, a woman
paced furiously up and down. An
ger and sorrow and sheer rage
were in her face.
"What a fool I am !" she cried.
"What an utter fool ! And now
they have arrested him, and he
will be found guilty, and per
haps" her voice fell and falter
ed "perhaps they will hang
him."
In the captain's office at Des
plaines street. Police Captain
Thomas Meagher and Captain of
Detectives Alfred Walker, of
Cleveland, O.. smoked good
cigars in placid content.
"Yep," said Meagher, "we've
got him dead to rights now, and it
ought to be easier than eating pie
to get him convicted."
The man who was arrested is
Frank Kinney, master burglar,
and, the police say, murderer of
Ralph Byrns.
The woman who so bitterly ac
cused herself in the cell is Nellie
Sullivan, Kinney's sweet heart,
and the innocent cause of his ar
rest. Kinney and The woman will be
taken back to Cleveland tonight,
the man to stand trial for the
murder of Byrns ; the woman per
haps to stand trial as his accom
plice. On the night of February 2,
1913, Ralph Byrns and his wife
came home late from the theater.
They found two burglars in the
house.
Byrns, a retired sea captain,
was 64 years old, but a powerful
and courageous man. He tackled
both the robbers. One of the rob
bers broke away and ran, The.

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