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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 21, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7',
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' home. Taken to St Vincent's or
phanage. Man killed by Jackson Park "L" at
Madison and Fifth av. identified as T.
R. Frese, salesman, 1327 Foster av.
Stanley Curki, 4632 S. Honore,
held up. $9. Unidentified man ar
rested. John McFarland, Y. M. C. A., Gary,
cut and bruised when his motorcycle
was struck by auto.
Frank Urczyk arrested for break
ing into home of Mrs. Mary Cochi
pin, 4632 S. Ashland av.
Michael Hayes, 9, 3822 Parnell, in
jured watching ball game. Bat slip
ped and struck his head. Skull frac
tured. Three boys arrested charged with
stealing auto of Dr. Leslie Schwab,
4311 Vincennes av.
Wife of Lieut Eugene Daley, 7321
Michigan av., beat off robber and fired
5 shots at him. He escaped.
Mrs. Olaf Parson, 6930 Dorchester
av., returned home. Disappeared
John Pausch, 128 W. Ontario, as
saulted during war argument Head
cut open. Assailant escaped.
Home of Robt Ash, 4226 Adams st,
GOV. SLATON COMMUTES FRANK
SENTENCE TO LIFE TERM
Atlanta, Ga., June 21. The death
sentence of Leo M. Frank was com
muted to life imprisonment today by
Frank was taken late last night to
the state penitentiary at Milledgeville
to begin serving his sentence. Ex
pected he will begin work on farm
"All I ask is that the people of
Georgia read my statement and con
sider calmly the reasons that I have
given for commuting this man's sen
tence to life imprisonment," said Gov.
Slaton in a preliminary statement "I
am absolutely satisfied that I did
Though it was known Frank was
Ho- longecJhereJher-as ja j:rowd
around the Altanta jail early today.
The name of Mary Phagan, whom
Frank was convicted of murdering,
was frequently heard. Expressions
of dissatisfaction with the commuta
tion were common.
Threats of trouble began to de
velop as the day progressed.
By mid-forenoon it was evident
that the lack of hostile demonstra
tion was due to the slowness with
which the news spread.
Down-town streets began to be
congested, especially about the city
hall and postofflce.
At the Henry Grady monument 5
arrests were made when orders to
"move on" were disregarded by
mountaineers from Marietta county,
Mary Phagan's home.
Marietta and Forsyth streets were
packed and city hall and postofflce
were filled with policemen. In the
thoroughfares mounted officers did
their best to keep the throngs mov
ing. r "What can they do with Frank
four hours away?" a police captain
"It isn't Frank they're talking
about," replied the officer significant
ly; "it's Governor Slaton."
The governor remained at his
home, three miles from the city, and
announced he would send his state
ment in by messenger.
JACKSON SIGNS UP
C. W. Jackson, named as one of
the complainants in the injunction
granted the restaurant combine
against union waitresses, has signed
up his four houses with the wait
resses' union since the granting of
the injunction by Judge Jesse Bald
win. The houses now unionized are
located at 19 E. 18th st, 1150 and
1552 Wabash av. and 7660 Vincennes.
Boarder (tackling a tough steak,
to boarding house keeper) When
you undertook to provide me with
board, madam, I was unaware that
yoit nxeanJUso. do. so Jiterall A