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NOON EDITION NOON EDITION
FIVE KILLED; THREE hHOYNE AFTER RYAN
HURT WHEN TRAIN
IN GRAND JURY LEVEE
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 19l47atthe PostofflceaY
Chicago, m., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South PeoriaSj.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
VOL. 3, Np. 255 Chicago, Tuesday, July 28, 1914 ONE CENT
OUTRAGE OF AMERICAN JUSTICE; U. S.
KIDNAPS POOR CANADIAN FARMED
Is Dragged Across Border and Sent to Pen for 14 Years
Because He Beat Up Customs Man ,
Who Shot Him. .
r BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH
Richmond, N. B., July. 28-r Nobody
in the United States has ever heard
of aged convict No. 2851, who has
been serving out four years of his
long 14-year sentence in OUR fed
eral prison at Atlanta, Georgia, while
his wife has wept and died and his
children have starved! ,
But EVERYBODY in New Bruns
wick, Canada, knows all about "Big
Bill" Kelly. Up there elections have
been fought over this case! 'it was
.the cause of a'pfptractecL debate hi
the Canadian Parliament, and the
subject pf a grave international ex
change of notes.
Big Bfll Kelly and Convict 2851 are
one and the same man!
Kelly, a small farmer of Carleton
county, New Brunswick, was sen
tenced in Portland, Maine, in 1910.
He was given FOUR years for an of
fense of smuggling; and TEN years
for an, assault upon a United States
custom officer made in 1903 when he
was endeavoring to cross the inter
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