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NOON EDITION NOON EDITION
WORLD'S FAIR FUNDMEXJCAN WRITER
SCRAP IS AG AIN JIBES AT YANKEE
OPENED UP FIGHTING MEN i
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ggjBgBfe Tel. tyonroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. T Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 142
Chicago, Monday, March 16, 1914
EASY MONEY BROUGHT YOUNG BOY
TO GALLOWS AT EIGHTEEN
'Jack Jungmeyer Has Death Cell Interview With
Youngest Convict Who Must Pay Penalty for
Brutal Murder of Messenger Boy.
By Jack Jungmeyer.
San Quentin Prison, Cal., March
16,-r-By a strange moral quirk he was
unwilling to ask his parents for
money jthey would have given him,
but did not hesitate to beat another
boy to death to get $20 for a Christ
mas holiday with his sweetheart.
That is why Louis Bundy, .18-year-old
high school boy of, Los Angeles
and one of the youngesj convicts ever
sentenced to death in California, is
to be .hanged :here on- April' 24.
" I qpuldn't ask for money from
my parents nor my friends didn't
have the nerve," he explained when
they, had led him from the condemn
ed row across the flowering court
to a bench in the sunshine of the
yard. There was a certain ex
pectancy of approval about the boy's
"And yet you had the nerve to clufc
another boy, to kill, for a few dol
lars," I said.
"Yes, he died," was the reply,
"Though I didn't mean to kill him.
only wanted to knock him out. II
was not until next day that I knei
he was dead. He was still screaminf
when I took the money and ran away,
I wantedto give my girl a good tim