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U. S. TO RECOGNIZE GEN. CARRANZA?
MINES BREAK LOOSE AND DRIFT TO S.AMERICA
TEMPORARY APPOINTMENTS TO BE PROBED
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL 4, NO. 244 Chicago, Wednesday, July f4, 1915 308 1'
CASE RIVALS THAT OF
THE JAMES BOYS
Trial of-Four Men at Bedford, Iowa, For Murder-aneT
- Robbery Expected to Bring Sensations Great'
Deal Rests on Aged Woman -Denies 'Frank
'James Was In on the Crime. ' - -' ft -
More sensational than any tale en
closed In yellow paper covers is the
one that is unfolding in Bedford, la.,
stretching its tendrils out until they
almost but not quite embrace the fa
mous bandits, Jesse James and his'
brother, and revealing murders by
moonlight and dead men carried
across the prairie, with all the lure of
buried gold that has- been whispered
about for nearly half a century, and
never discovered the while the ban
dits alleged o have murdered and
looted grew old in a community
where they were respected until one
of the claimants took ujp-tke matter,
with all of its mysterious whisper
ings, and the government investiga
tion. Bates Huntman, Sam Scrivner and.
the Damewood brothers, charged
with the murder of a cattleman and"
his son and robbery of $90,000 back
in 1868, arrived in Bedford yesterday
with theuV clans. Two of the men are
paralytics. Scriver, who is 74, is
The principal witness is an old and
workworn woman who as a child and
yottK wpan had personal acqualnt
knceTWMt the James bovs and was
'ttHftbtrs Jagregjn bjg ispar.