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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 24, 1913, Image 1

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5 STAMPEDING FOR "YELLOW. DUST" REALLY
WORTH THE PRICE; ASKS SAWYER?
THE DAY BOOK
4n Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
Automatic 51-422. - ill
398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 2, NO. 305 Chicago, Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1913
ONE .CENT
LOVE AFFAIR DRAGGED INTO CASE OF
SLOTHING MERCHANT SLAYER
Sixteen-Year-Old Girl Tries Suicide Says She Did 16,
Because Her Husband Is Wanted In the murder
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of-Joseph Shalahsky, Clothing Merchant
- Police Puzzled Over Girl. I
BULLETIN
The police received word from
Danville, 111., this afternoon con
firming the girl's story that she
was married to Anderson last
July by a justice of the peace.
Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. 24. De
claring that sue recognized the pic
ture of Joseph Ellis, suspected mur
derer of' Joseph Shalansky, as the
man she had married under the name
of Roy Anderson, andjWho-had de
serted her a week afterward, a sixteen-year-old
girl giving her name as
Audra Baker, Danville, DL, shot her
self at her rooming-house Here in an
attempt at suicide.
Joseph Ellis, Richmond, Va., a
young Jew, is believed by the police
to be the man -who registered at a,
local hotel here under the name of
Anderson, lured a second-hand clothp.
ing "merchant, Joseph Shalanskyy to
his room to look over some goods,
and then murdered him.
t Ellis is suspected of a number of
hotel robberies in Philadelphia, Pitts
burgh, Cleveland, 'Toledo and LouisT
ville. He has a number of aliases,
and two of Shalansky's sons identi
fied a. picture of a--Pre.d Brokaw, sup
posed to be Ellis, as the man who was
introduced to them by "their father
as Anderson.
The girl claims that when she was
deserted she went to a rooming
house at 634 East Georgia street
ashamed to go home to her parents
and' confess what she had done. ,
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