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THE DAY BOOK
gOO SO". PEORIA ST, 398
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 2,02- Chicago, Monday, May 20, 1912 One Cent
AUTO DRIVES THROUGH OPEN DRAW INTO CALUMET
RIVERA-SIX CHICAGOANS THOUGHT DROWNED
Iters of Patrolman Thomas Ma-
One Body-Recovered Identified
" as Anna Mahoneys. "
Anna Mahoney, aged 21, and
Florence Mahoney, 19, daugh-
"I AM READY" RICHESON
WILL TIE TUESDAY
Boston, May 20. Unless Gov
ernor Foss grant an eleyenth hour
reprieve, the Rev. Clarence Virgil
Thompson Richeson never will
see see another sunrise.
Richeson is to die shortly after
- midnight tonight. All 'the are
fangements have been made.
Richeson hhnself has said he was
"willing to die then.
Richeson asked Warden
Bridges, when he was to die.
Bridges looked at the condemned
"It depends On you yourself,"
( Richeson understood.
"I am ready,!1 he said.v "You
need not be afraid of my making
a scene. My ministers have pre
pared rne,rand I shall not break
The execution wjll'be witness
ed by the prison officials, a jury of
twelve men, the Rev. Herbert S.
Johnsonj and three newspaper
men. , -
honeq,' and John Buchanan,
chauffeur for Mrs C. F. Spalding,
1300 Astof street, are believed to
be three of the party of joy rid
ers that went to their death when
a speeding auto dived through an
open draw 'over "the Calumet
nver at 92d street, early today.
But one body has been recov
ered. It is that of Antia Ma
honey. " Identification of the
others, or even the number or
dead, is notcertain. It is thought
there were four women and twd
men in the -party.
The Mahoney girjs went auto
mobiling with Buchanan last
night about 8 o'clock.. The acci
dent happened about 2 a. m.
Neither of the girls had returned
home this afternoon.
According to the mother of the
girls, Anna wore a locket with the
letter "A" engraved eupon it and
a bracelet marked "ArM." This
tallied with the description ti the
jewelry on the body taken from
The automobile this afternoon
was lifted'clear of' the. "bed of the
river, but none of the bodies werfi
found beneath it. The current h
sluggish, and it is not thought
they could have been carried far.
Buchanan, the chauffeur, was