OCR Interpretation


The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 19, 1913, Image 1

Image and text provided by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045487/1913-08-19/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

BIG BOSS OF THE TRIBUNE DENIES CHARGE
MADE BY EXAMINER REPORTER
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran, ggsgftfr 500 South Peoria St
Etfitor and Publisher, T 398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 275 ' Chicago, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 1913 ONE CENT
CANADIAN POLICE CLAIM THEY HAVE
HARRY K. THAW UNDER ARREST
Identity of Man Held in Coatiqook, Quebec, Doubted by
U. S. Officials Evelyn Nesbit Thaw Draws Big .
Crowds to Theater With Her Talk About
: Fearing Thaw Escaped to Kill ' Her,
Bulletin.
Coaticook, Que., Aug. 19. Letters found on prisoner
addressed to Harry. K. Thaw, care of Matteawan Asy
lum, have convinced police of identity of man under ar
rest here.
New York, Aug. 19, Each hour brings fresh rumors that Harry Thaw,
millionaire madman, who escaped from the Mattewan Asylum last Sunday
morning, has been seen by different persons in different parts of the coun
try, and one report has it that he was taken from a .train' at Colebrook, N. H.,
and placed under arrest at Coaticook, Quebec., but so far none of .these
rumors have been verified!
Evelyn Nesbit Thaw is also still expressing, in hourly interviews, he fear
that Harry has escaped only that he may "finish" her, and crowds are turned
away from the doors of Hammerstein's Theater, where Evelyn is doing a
vaudeville turn.
Evelyn's latest interview is to the effect that sTie does not believe Har
ry got away Sunday. vShe thinks he was .free Saturday night, but what
reason she has for thinking this she is keeping tp herself. She is also sure

xml | txt