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THERE'S A GOOD LOVE STORY AND SOME DOPE ABOUT
THE WORLD'S GREATEST ATHLETE IN THIS ISSUE
THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 352
VOL.2,NO,44 - Chicago, Monday, Nov. 18, 1912 ONE CENT Jl
RICH REGENERATE WHO MURDERED JOSEPH
JOSEPHS KNOWN TO POLICE
.Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 18. It is
believed the police of this city,
Lackawanna and Boston know
who 'murdered seven-year-old
The identification is said to, be
absolute. The police know - the
man's name, address, business
ahd sociai standing everything
but TiTst present whereabouts.
. It-is quite probable that an ar
rest ? ill be, made beforepnight.
i The man was employed up to a
year' ago" by the Lacikawanna
Steel Co. He is well connected
socially. In his rightmind he is
a valuable employe. Attitties he
exhibited the characteristics of a
pervert. He frequently was ab
sent from LarckawaUna for weeks
at a time. When he was. driven
out of the La"ckawanna Co. he
went to Boston.
Up to Sunday a week "ago, this
man was in Boston. He left that
city at the Ifitst hint of a discov
ery of the.murdered'boy's body,
Lackawanna, K. Y.,"Nov. 18.
Police and federal authorities
have sworn to run dowmthe de
generate maniac who murdered
seven-year-old Joseph Josephs of
The boy's funeral was held to-j
day. Schools, business houses
(and public buildings were closed
during the funeral. St. Charles'
church was not big enough to
hold all who wanted to -attend.
The boys' mother did not at-
tend the funeral. She is" .in a state
of utter collapse. The s.udden
news of the murder of her son,
'with all its revolting detailswas"
too much for her.
Joseph Josephs disappeared Qc-'
tober 12. His father, thinking
him kidnaped, offered a reward of
$i,CKXMor his return.
Friday the father received a
postal rard from Chicago telling
Jiim his son had been murdered
by the writer, and that the body
was hidden in a cesspool back of
a Lackawanna saloon.
The mtftilated body was found
'in the cesspool."
Sunday, the father received,
two other postal cards, and a let
ter. One of the cards w3s -from
New York, the other and the let
ter from Boston.
The New York postal told of
the remorse of the murderer, and;