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' NOON EDITltfN
WOMEN' SPRING THE
HUMAN DOPE AT THE
SUIT OF BRADY'S WIFE
AMONG HIS FRIENDS ,
Entered as Second-Class Matter Ajnfl 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper, s N . ,
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, .fil-w Tel- Monroe 353'
Editor and Publisher. f3IglP By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 211
Chicago, Friday, June 5, 1914
FOUR MOTHERS OF LITTLE CHILDREN
r iir in tuhd nrATU nnic
Gallows Beckons Two The Death Chair Gapes for the
Other Pair Three States Plan Executions While
Thousands Protest What Noted Men Say.
Four women are imprisoned in
gloomy death cells in the United
States today, awaiting their execu
tion. Three states are preparing to
make these four women's chUdren
- motherless by legal murder!
r While sympathetic people moth
ers, preachers, reformers are peti
tioning that NO woman be put to
death, whatever her offense, the
hangman's noose is being made ready
for two of the murderesses, and. the
coils and straps of the electric chair
are gaping for the two others.
"Sister" Mary Johnson, who will
be the first woman ever executed in
Florida, is the fourth and latest in the
The other three are Mrs. Bessie
Wakefield, condemned in Connecti
cut, and Mrs. Cynthia Buffum and
Mrs. Magdalena Ferola, upon whom
the state of New York has pronounc
ed the death sentence.
.As emotionless as the walls that
hold her captive, "Sister" Johnson,
mother of several chddren, waits in
the Calhoun county jail at Blouns
town, Fla., for execution.
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