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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 Mr Chas Boner? 1438 Wabash Ave J E White 30724 ?? Pl H.E. Roble 673 N. Clark Harry T. Browning 15 E. Ohio St James Krushina 2107 W. 13th St Chicago Pierce Reeves Atlanta, Ga Bill Brown 13 E 63 St Frank V Kiefer 35 E Tennssee Street Evansville Ind

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Jas A. Keifer 35 E. Tenn. St. Evansville Ind.

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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 Geo Kelly 527 So State St G. J. Ker????] State Hotel 548 State Chicago Ill Herman Becker " Ill Dan [??owerd] Chicago Ill Dan Flanagan 1118 N.???????????? N B P???????? 700? S State St Wm J [Muls????] Chicago Edgar A Lord Chicago Wm [??????] Chicago

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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.

Name Address Joe Peterson 3857 Vinncenes Av J. P. Vaughn 326[2?] 37 st J. Edgell 617 East 39 st [?] 3741 [Sollage?] Grove David Mitchell 3402 Prarie ave [O.?] A. Jate 314 [Chicemmis?] ave D. N. Scatt 2486 E. 35th St Phillip Goldberg 3441 Calumet ave. L. Cohn 222 E. 35th 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 Address ?. F. DePerrior 3514 Vernon Ave T. Block 1614 S. Ridgeway A.B. Jones Jr 3018 Wabash Ave ? Schaffer 3491 Forest Ave. M Isaacsen 462 E 35 St Herman L. Wine 117 E. 35th st Isadore Tabochnick 13111? ? Halsted st A ?? Hartford? ????? 3426 Calumet Ave John L Thomson 475 W 27th St Chicago Ill Max Waller 1328 N. Artesian Ave Chas R Hunt? 5335 Wabash Ave John Hamby 8818 W Halsted st WH. Coleman 3353 Prairie Ave. Max Weiner 1076 Maxwell St

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