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FULL WIRE REPORTS GF THE UNITED PRESS:
THE DAY BOOK
500 S. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 262 Chicago, Monday, July 29, 1912
GRACE TRIAL STARTS.
Grace "jury completed.
Atlanta, Ga. July 29. Her hus
band, whom she is accused of
shooting, lying on a stretcher in-a
room adjoining the court cham
ber, a helpless paralytic, Mrs.
Daisy Opie Grace today faced the
venire from which a jury will be
drawn to decide her guilt or inno
cence. Mrs. Grace personally super
vised the selection of the jury, her
. attorney,' Judge John W. Moore,
asking her advice before passing
a single man.
Selection of the jurymen was
unexpectedly slow. A reluctance
to serve was manifest among the
veniremen, many of whom declar
ed they had already formed opin
ions on the case.
Up to the regular time of court
recess only a few tentative jurors
had been passed and the venire
was exhausted. Neither side used
any peremptory challenges, indi
cating that som of 'the men al
ready selected will be questioned
The courtroom was crowded
when the case was called. Three
fourths of the spectators were
women. With Mrs. Grace was her
mother, Mrs. Martha Ulrich, and.
A sensation was caused at the
beginning of the afternoon ses
sion when Grace was borne into
the courtroom on a stretcher.
Mrs. Grace paled as her eyes met
her husband's. She quickly ayert
ed Her gaze and her eyes shifted
nervously around the stifling lit
tle courtroom chamber. The nurse
opened a little handbag, drew out
a hypodermic needle and a bottle
of pellets, dissolved one of the
pills in a glass of water, filled the
hypodermic and dragged her chair
over toward the defendant. Mrs.
Grace bared her .arm .and the
nurse calmly squirted the hypo
dermic into her flesh.
Mrs. Grace became noticeably;
Grace's cot was located against
the railing, immediately at the
right of the jury box and within
full view of it, as well as of the
witness chair. ,
RULER OF'JAPAN DEAD
Tokio, Japan, July 30. (Tues
day) Mutsuhito, Mikado of
Japan, died in his palaceearly to
day of kidney trouble and intes
( Crown Prince Yoshihito, who
now comes' to the throne, was the