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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 20, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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LEVIN SKY SEEMS TO THE CONTRACT LABOR
HAVE LOST TRACK OF SYSTEM IS DOOMED TO
HIS HAYMAKER BE OUSTED
THE DAY BOOK
An Adtess Daily Newspaper,
N.D. Cochran, ffSBgSs? Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. 8! Automatic 51-422.
- 500 South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
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VOL. 3, NO. 146 Chicago, Friday, March 20, 1914 ONE CENT
CONViCT IS PARDONED THAT HIS
SON MIGHT HAVE A NAME
Baby Vallie Now Has Some One To Call "Mamma" and
"Papa?' Little Lad Will Have Real Home as
Result of Gov. Dunne's Action Mar
riage Follows Release,
Governor Edward F. Dunne Thurs
day afternoon signed a full pardon
for Charles Kimzey, father of ''Baby
Vallie," whose case has attracted na
tional attention, and Kimzey was re
leased from the Southern Illinois pen
itentiary at Chester, where he was
serving a thirty-year term for the
act that brought "Baby Vallie" into
the world.
Cora Calvert, who was a mere girl
below the age of legal consent when
"Baby aVllie" came, started the
movement that-set her child's father
free. She was married to Kimzey on
his release and took him back to
Murphysboro to found a home for the
baby boy.
"I have this day commuted the
sentence of a convict who was con
victed of an atrocious crime," said
Gov. Dunne. "The crime was com
mitted by an adult man with the con-r
sent of a female child incapable of
giving legal consent under'the law.
"But I have every justification
from the standards that appeal to a
human heart tinged with human

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