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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 09, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 21',
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tiETS-' $5,000 FOR CAPTURING A
S TTT" ":1- "mi a
Mrs. Arthur Colen.
San Francisco, Cal. While Ralph
Fariss, train bandit and slayer of H.
E. Mqntague, sat in the death cell of
San Quentin prison, a woman was
paid $5,000. for sending him there.
She is Mrs. Arthur M. Colen, one of
those robbed when Fariss held up the
Sunset express and killed Montague.
Her eyes picked Fariss from a crowd
in Market street, San Francisco, and,
she, withher husband, caused his ar
rest. The Southern Pacific Company
had offered reward of $5,000 for the
arrest of tfie train bandit.
That the Colens would have re
ceived the reward much sooner had
not a claim for the money been made
by the policeman who actually ar
rested Fariss, is the s'tatement of.
Southern Pacific officials.
After Fariss had"been sentenced to
death and' was in the condemned cell
at San. Quentin the Colens claimed
The pdliceman put in a counter
claim and obtained an injunction re
straining the Southern Pacific from
paying the money to " the' Colens.
Later the injunction-was dissolved.
Farriss' appeal for a new trial I?
under cohsiderationby the Supreme,
p o i
FARM WOMEN WILL HAVE MODEL
HOME AT EXPOSITION
Wichita,-, Kan.-7-The farm woman
will be an impqrtant personage at the
Panama -Exposition. In a 'model
farmhouse, "designed according to
aristocratic principles .and Sanitary
requirements, the farm woman will
demonstrate what the International
Congress of Farm Women is doing to
lighten the burden of toil that 1s bend
ing the back and breaking the will
of the American farmer's wife.
The model farm house has been de
signed by Mrs. Roland-P. Murdock of
Wichita, and farmers' wives and wo
men interested in the advancement of
farm life will hold dairy receptions
there throughout-the exposition.
Bats sleep head downward, hang-tog4y-their
hind jc&ws, r