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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ggggag Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. Tag Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month
VOL. 3, NO. 49
Chicago, Monday, Nov. 24, 1913
MARSHALL FIELD, JR., WAS KILLED
VERA "LEROY" AT EVERLEIGH CLU
Mrs. Vera Prosser, Alias Leroy, Tells Los Angeles Chief
of Police How She Met Field at the Annex, Went to
Everleigh Club With Him, Quarreled and Shot
Him With His Own Revolver Full
Story of the Shooting.
Marshall Field, Jr., son of the elder Marshall Field,
Chicago's famous merchant prince, was shot in the Ever
leigh Club, a notorious Chicago resort, on the night of
Nov, 22, 1905. He died on Nov. 27.
The story was never printed in a Chicago news
paper, although it was noised about town at the time how
the thing happened. Powerful influences, however,
hushed the matter up so far as newspaper publicity was
concerned, and even as to public officials.
The story was given out at the time that Field had
accidentally shot himself while cleaning his shot-gun at
his home preparatory to a hunting trip.
Just eight years froth the night he Was shot in the re
sort kept by the EverJ.eigh sisters, and known all over the