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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 31, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 3

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HOPrPICKER ON TRIAL: FOR'MURDER
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Herman Suhr, one of the four hop-pickers now on trial at Marysville,
Cal.t for murder in connection with the killing of two Yuba county officials
in the Wheatland hop fields riots. This picture was taken in Suhrs cell.
Sitting on his bed, tailor-fashion, he spends most of his time reading. Suh -is
on the verge of a nervous breakdown, resulting, it is charged, from thirr"
degree methods used by Burns detectives to obtain a confession from him,
Suhr has sworn that these detectives kept him awake three days and night?
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May expose more n. y. graft
New York, Jan. 31. Expecting to
produce records which will show that
Charles FV Murphy, chief of Tam
many Hall, James E. Gaffney, his al
leged "bag-man" and o.thers bought
great quantities of real estate dur--ing
the last two or three years, Dis't
Att'y Whitman ordered records of
county clerk's office in seven counties
searched, as -part of- hisprobe- into
highway graft,- -w '- -
'S AWFUL
Camille Flammarion cites histori
cal facts to show that the Christian
era is reckoned four years later thaii
it should b0. Horrors! And we arr
then four years older than wi
thought we were. And our JanuarV
bills are four years overdue, and las
year was another leap year and w
-never knew it and But why con
tinue the harrowing line' of thought?, .
S awful! 'Philadelphia Inquirer; '

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