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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 28, 1913, Image 1

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THIRTY-FIVE BURN TO DEATH IN OMAHA
HOUSE OF ASSIGNATION FIRE HORROR
THE DAY BOOK
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
398
500 South Peoria St.
TeL Monroe 353.
VOL.2,NQ.139 Chicago, Friday, Feb. 28, 1913 ONE CENT
SLIM NOONAN, SOLDIER OF FORTUNE, AND
HOW HE ALMOST CAUSED AMERICAN WAR
The Remarkable Story of the Conspiracy of the Maderos
to Make the U. S. Declare War on Mexico, as Told
by Man Who Was to Do the Actual Making.
Editor's Note: The following story by Mary Boyle O'Reilly
is one of the most remarkable that has come to our hands in many
a day.
A lot has been published in America recently about the Mexi
can situation stories of bloody battles, of bloodier treachery and
assassinations, with always back of them the hint of dark con
spiracies. But there never has been published a story the like of this one
that Miss O'Reilly got from the lips of "Slim" Noonan, American
soldier of fortune, on whose hairy head there is a price of $10,000,
and who isn't worrying about it, in the wilds of the hills back of1
Cuidad Juarez.
"Slim" Noonan is one of the
most remarkable of the American
adventures, who have been either
the curse or the blessing of the
South and Central American
states.
When the State Department at
Washington hears that "Slim"
Noonan or that long and lank
Kentuckian, Lee Christmas, has
shown his face in a Latin-American
country, the State Depart
ment prepares for trouble in that
country as quickly as possible.
And the trouble always comes !
Remember the war down in
'Nicaragua one year and a half
ago that unseated one president
and seated another? Well, that
trouble was caused by Lee Christ
mas, two of his American chums,
a stolen gunboat, and but that
is another story.
This one is about "Slim" Noo
nan and his adventures in con
spiracy, blowin gup of bridges,
running rebel lines, ravaging
revoltistas, and escaping his own

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