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shot downward. Smith's neck was bro
ken by the fall, and he was pronounced
dead in 12 minutes. The body was
HANGING IN IOWA
years and the third in 40 years tcok
place at the penitentiary in this city
yesterday, when Joseph C. Smith, a ne
gro, was hanged for the murder of Mrs.
Ida Canady at Buxton, Oct. 1G. 1903.
and has a host of friends who will re
cis Kane, Edna Liepelt. Curtis Cromei,
Walter Kolloff, Helen Spitznas, Charles
5 411 Eighth street, the occasion being
great her departure. Mr. Lee was fo
their 15th wedding anniversary. The
evening was devoted to music anil
games, and a three course luncheon
Q. U. I. Club. A vtry enjjyable
dancing party was given last night by
a number of years traveling salesman
Olson and Arthur Schoessel.
Friday Euchre Club. The mem
bers of the Friday Euchre club wert
entertained by Mrs. Stanton at her
shipped to Keokuk Medical college.
Did ?iot Itepent Crime.
for the sash and door works, and is
Society news, written or telephoned
to the society editor of The Argus, will
now estimator with a lumber manufac
First Exaculion in 12 Yars Takes
Every effort was made to save his life.
turing company at Denver.
S:i:ith died without repenting of his
ue g-iuuiy received aim published. But
in either case the identity of the sender
Place at Fort Madison
even the legislature being appealed to,
but to no avail.
crime, lie saiu otners in nis piace
must be made Known, to insure relia
would have done the same thing. He
bility. Written nonces should bear sig
nature and address. J
Wed in Denver, Miss Harriet E.
Pet tit, accompanied by her brother,
Pupils Give Recital. The pupils or
home, 1119 Third avenue yesterday af
After a Rood night's sleep and a
boarded with Mrs. Cafiady. and be-
Florence and Frank Freistat gave a
ternoon. The game resulted in high
the Q. IT. I. club, composed of young
hearty breakfast Smith was in good
recital at their studio last evening.
honors fallnig to Mrs. L. Salzmann,
men from the high school, at the Watch
NEGRO MURDERER OF WOMAN
came miatuateu wiui ner. ua uem
spirits, and walked to the gallows with
arreste:! for a trivial charge he thought
A well rendered program was partici
and the hostess took the consolation
Tower. About fifty couples were in at
tendance. Frappe was served through
out the evening.
firm tread, being the coolest man in
it was a plot concocted by his victim
Benjamin Pettit of Seattle, who ha
pated in by Cecelia Frey, Bessie Frio-
prize, l he next meeting of the club
the party of 73 who witnessed the exe
will be May 4 with Mrs. E. F. God
and when released from jail he went
directly to the Canady house and dash
been visiting in the city for several
stat, Wilma Kane, C-len Burgman, Ite-
Legislature Had Refused to Interfere
in Behalf of Condemned
Fort Madison, Iowa. April 21. The
first l.-.ua 1 execution in Iowa in 11
cution. His only words on the scaf
frey, 723 Tweuty-second street.
weeks, leaves Monday for Denver, Col..
gina Huber, Raymond Spifzmas, Hazei
Mueller, Sarah Wakefield. Marguerite
Scrofula, salt rheum, erysipelas and
other distressing eruptive dkeases
yield quickly and permanently to tho
cleansing, purifying power of Burdock
fold were, "Howdy, gentlemen," as he
ed out the woman's brains with the
butt of a revolver. When caught he
expressed satisfaction over his revenge.
where on Wednesday she will be niat-
stepped on the trap.
ried to O. J. Lee, formerly of this city.
Wcdertz, Leona Ilamn, Willie Glass
Anna George, lialph Xorris. Bessie
Riess, Fred Motz, Raymond Kail, Fran
Wedding Anniversary. Mr. and
Exactly at noon Sheriff William Cald
Miss Pettit, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. B. Pettit is well known in the city.
Mrs. Russell Barth were pleasantly
well released the trap and the body
lie was -12 years old.
urprised last evening at their home.
the Annus. Saturday, aprit, 21. 1 000.
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