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Hon Wm. Spry, Governor of Utah

This appeal is directed to the Board of Pardons in behalf of Joseph Hillstrom, a member of the Industrial Workers of the World, under sentence of death in the Utah Penitentiary. We have read and heard something of the case: 1st. We do not believe Joseph Hillstrom guilty of the crime for which he has been convicted. 2nd. We do not believe that he had a fair trial. 3rd. We have learned that the jurors were not selected in the usual way. 4th. The defendant was practically without council when he was on trial for his life. 5th. No motive was shown for the crime of which he was convicted. 6th. The conviction was found upon the flimsiest kind of circumstantial evidence. Believing these to be the facts, we the undersigned, demand that the death sentence in the case of Joseph Hillstrom be set aside and clemency extended. Name Address Ed Ryan 2824 Arlhingten??? Mm Rogers 1152 M????? H Morgan 3050 Lyman St H Walker Chicago Jr McKay Chicago Hary Gibson Chicago H Hoffman Chicago J.H Smith 1424 S St??? P.J. Manoruz Elk. Hubee Chicago Josin Dooffkorn1056 Wallerav??hgo W Lewis 660 State St

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PETITION

Hon Wm. Spry, Governor of Utah.

This appeal is directed to the Board of Pardons in behalf of Joseph Hillstrom, a member of the Industrial Workers of the World, under sentence of death in the Utah Penitentiary. We have read and heard something of the case: 1st. We do not believe Joseph Hillstrom guilty of the crime for which he has been convicted. 2nd. We do not believe that he had a fair trial. 3rd. We have learned that the jurors were not selected in the usual way. 4th. The defendant was practically without council when he was on trial for his life. 5th. No motive was shown for the crime of which he was convicted. 6th. The conviction was found upon the flimsiest kind of circumstantial evidence. Believing these to be the facts, we the undersigned, demand that the death sentence in the case of Joseph Hillstrom be set aside and clemency extended.

Name Jos Riley Frank Wells Chas J Collins John Kinny T.J. Goldstone Richard I. Clark E.L. Earlson [?ea] Butler

Address Chicago Chicago Chicago Chicago Chicago 105 W. Harrison Chicago Ill. 7229 Morgan St. Chicago Ill. 3133 Prairie Av. Chicago

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PETITION Hon Wm. Spry Governor of Utah

This appeal is directed to the Board of Pardons in behalf of Joseph Hillstrom, a member of the Industrial Workers of the World, under sentence of death in the Utah Penitentiary. We have read and heard something of the case: 1st. We do not believe Joseph Hillstrom guilty of the crime for which he has been convicted. 2nd. We do not believe that he had a fair trial. 3rd. We have learned that the jurors were not selected in the usual way. 4th. The defendant was practically without council when he was on trial for his life. 5th. No motive was shown for the crime of which he was convicted. 6th. The conviction was found upon the flimsiest kind of circumstantial evidence. Believing these to be the facts, we the undersigned, demand that the death sentence in the case of Joseph Hillstrom be set aside and clemency extended. Name Address Isaak Horecker 850 Read Ct. Louis Stein 1321 S. California Avr. Ben Fradkin 1321 S. California Ave. L. Lipshitz 1315 S. California Ave. T Tushaw 1321 S California Av e L. Dauber 1146 S. Francisco Ave. T Cohen 2854 W. 12th St H Sopkin 1365 S. Calafornia Ave Ben Robert 2836 W 12 St Morris Smith 414/2? ? Halt. St ? [Pron?????] 2007 12 St M. Lerny? 1146 Francisco Ave

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PETITION Hon Wm. Spry, Governor or Utah.

This appeal is directed to the Board of Pardons in behalf of Joseph Hillstrom, a member of the Industrial Workers of the World, under sentence of death in the Utah Penitentiary. We have read and heard something of the case:

1st. We do not believe Joseph Hillstrom guilty of the crime for which he has been convicted. 2nd. We do not believe that he had a fair trial. 3rd. We have learned that the jurors were not selected in the usual way. 4th. The defendant was practically without council when we was on trial for his life. 5th. No motive was shown for the crime of which he was convicted. 6th. The conviction was found upon the flimsiest kind of circumstantial evidence.

Believing these to be the facts, we the undersigned, demand that the death sentence in the case of Joseph Hillstrom be set aside and clemency extended.

Name Address Wm Howe 5755 Love Albert Fraser 5605 S. Morgan St [Jm.?] M. [Harrington?] 667 S. [State?] George [Tirrer?] 2848 W 23rd St. Edward Eugel 811 10 State St August Leege 735 S. State St Ed Nelson [547] W. [Mauson?] [M. P.?] Smith 27 W Ohio [Konelos.?] [Congress.?] 92 chicago [dells?] John [Sclevens?] Chicago [?] [A.?] H. Schud

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PETITION

Hon Wm. Spry, Governor of Utah.

This appeal is directed to the Board of Pardons in behalf of Joseph Hillstron, a member of the Industrial Workers of the World, under sentence of death in the Utah Penitentiaryx. We have read and heard something of the case:

1st. We do not believe Joseph Hillstrom guity of the crime for which he has been convicted 2nd. We do not believe that he had a fair trial 3rd. We have learned that the jurors were not selected in the usual way. 4th. The defendant was pratically without council when he was on trial for his life. 5th. No motive was shown for the crime of which he was convicted. 6th. The confiction was found upon the flimsiest kind of circumstantial evidence. Believing these to be the facts, we the undersigned, demand that the death sentence in the case of Joseph Hillstrom be set aside and clemency extended.

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James McCarthy 438 State St. Chicago Ill M.J. McLaughlin 535 W. 63 St Chgo Il Phily Lee 157 W Randolph St Joe Kerr 6346 Maryland Ave Thomas Fitzgerald New York NY Jack McBride 5427 South State Alex Heqaul 1206 20 Blvd Henry Gross 732 N. La Salle St. Frank Ryon 1212 Wabash Ave

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