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RICH MAN TAKES HIS
LIFE CAUSE OF ACT
GUNMEN SHOCKED TO
DEATH FOR ROSEN
THE DAY BOOK
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VOL.3, NO. 166
Chicago, Monday, April 13, 1914
ONE A WEEK THE WAY CALIFORNIA
WILL OFFICIALLY KILL THREE MEN
There Will Be Several "Black Fridays" in "Red April"
Seven Men Are Awaiting the Noose in the Con-'
demnd Cells of San Quentin Prison
BY JACK JUNGMEYER.
'San Quentin Prison, Cal., April 13.
One a week!
That's the way theywill die here
Quentin's "red April" with its three
"black Friday's," began on the 3d
With the hanging of Thomas Green, a
cowboy of 23, who, with a compan
ion of the range, held up a country
bank arid shot the cashier.
On the 10th Jerry Allen mounted
the scaffold for "killing the thing he
loved," his wife, after failing to per
suade her to leave a life of shame and
start anew in the little farm home he
The 17th is Lee Nam Chin's ap
pointed day. He is a Korean. He kill
ed a fellow Chinese workmen after a
dispute oer a bunkhouse bed.
Louis Bundy, 18, was to have ex
patiated the killing of a Los Angeles
messenger boy for $20 to spend on his
sweetheart on the 24th, but he secur
ed a respite, pending appeal.
Beside these there are four other
condemned men. They, like Bundy,
have a slim chance on appeals taken.
Green and three of the seven he
left behind are little more than boys
Bundy, 18, Ralph Farriss, 24; the
Korean, 30, but immature.
They have one hope, and that fail
ing, one ambition to "die like a
man," the way Tom Green, the cow-