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HARRISON CAN'T SEE
FOUR-YEAR TERM FOR
ANOTHER MURDER IS
ADDED TO LONG LIST
AT "DEATH CORNER?'
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
U. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.3, NO. 158
Chicago, Friday, April 3, 1914
IN DEATH HOUSE
Nixola Greeley-Smith Talks To Them at Gloomy Sing
Sing Three Jewish Prisoners Plead tn
selftshly for Dago Frank.
BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH
New York, April 3. 'We are all innocent and we three Jewish boys
Leftie Louie, Whitey Lewis and Gyp the Blood say to you now as solemnly
as we were at our last hour, that that Italian boy over there wasn't with us
at the time Herman Rosenthal was murdered.
"Our fathers came to America that they might find freedom and justice.
They came from Russia and from Austria and Poland. Yet here are their;
sons in the death house of Sing Sing prison, asking the American people to
give us only a dog's chance for our lives!"
It was Louie Rosenberg who spoke to me, a slender Jewish boy with
black eyes, and the oval face of a poet, yet Louis Rosenberg is not a poet
but a gunman, who, with his three companions, "Gyp the Blood," otherwise
Harry Horowitz; "Whitey" Lewis and DagO Frank Cirofici, must die on April
13, the day after Easter Sunday, for the killing of Herman Rosenthal, the
gambler, in front of the Metropole HoteL Charles Becker, once police, czar
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