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NOON,DITION NOON EDITION
CZAR TO TAKE FIELD JORDAN CLOSES CAFE:
AT HEAD OF, RUSSIAN
TROOPS, IS REBORT
MAYOR HARRISON IS
BACK IN THE CITY
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914 at the Postofflce aV
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
Chicago $3a Year..
VOL.3, NO. 257
Chicago, Thursday, July 30, 1914
GROWN GIRL BELONGS TO HERSELF
AND NOT TO. HER FATHER
Says Nixola Greeley-Smith' in Reference to the William
Cleary Case "Father Has ffo Right to
Invoke the Unwritten Law"
' BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH.
Haverstraw, N. Y., July 30, What
are a fatfier's rights over a 21-year-old
daughter? , .
William V. Cleary, town clerk of
Haverstraw, N. Y., and political boss
of his. district, shot and killed.l8-year-old
Eugene Newman wholiad gone to
his office to announce his marriage to
the politician's daughter.
Charged with first degree murder,
all the lather will say is that he is,
justified by the unwritten law as
young Newman had wronged his
daughter- gfrl e. .
He has made the bride of a week a
He has killed a man, who, what
ever his past offenses, had made good
to him and his family,
He-had brought irreparable sorrow
.to Newman's father, his friend of a
Under the facts, there can be no
shadow of justification for his act.
Unless the man is insane, it was as
brutal a murder as has ever been per
petrated and should be judged as
Suppose there had been no mar
riage would his chance "of favor
Sfel6. judgment at the modern bar pjt
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