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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 07, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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NOON EDITION
KILBANE IN SLOW GO
GRABS THE DECISION
BY A SHADE
i NOON EDITION
WOMEN FLOCK TO THE
POLLS EARLY TO CAST.
THEIR VOTE
THE DAY BOOK
' An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, gSB! . Te, Monroe 33.
Edftor and Publisher. sJlIsS Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St, 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
.VOL.3, NO. 161
Chicago, Tuesday, April 7, 1914
ONE CENT
YOUNG MAN WAITING TO BE HANGE
KEEPS A STIFF UPPER LIP
Here's How Leo Frank, Sentenced To Die April 17,
Spends His Time In His Death Cell Is Game
In Spite of Gibbet Thoughts.
Atlanta, Ga., April 7. "It's going
to turn out all right. I'm 1101 wor
rying. We all have" our troubles, you
know."
Leo M. Prank, in his" death cell in
the Fulton county tower, smiled as
he looked straight into the eyes of his
interviewer. !
"Have you ever read that poem,
'This, Too, Shall Pass .Away?"
He quoted:
" 'And Wait; your waiting will not be
in vain;
Time gilds with gold, the iron links
of pain.
" 'The dark today leads into light tomorrow;
There is no endess joy; no endless
sorrow.' "
"I know that the light of truth is
bound to permeate," he went on.
" 'Truest wisdom js a happy mind. .
He who desponds his Maker's judg
ment mocks:
Whatever comes, this, too, shall pass
away!' "
" That is the philosophy in which
Leo M. Frank, sentenced to be "hang
ed by the, neck until dead," April 17,
is living today and has lived through
the eleven months in which he has
been in'prison.
I went to Tiis cell just as his wife
came for her daily visit .At firs!
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