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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 sentance of death in the Utah Penitentiary. We have read and heard some thing of the case: 1st. We do not believe Joseph Hillstrom guilty of the crie 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 convicted was found upon the flimsiest kind of circumstantial evidence. Believing these to be the facts, we the undersigned, demand that the death sentance in the case of Joseph Hillstrom be set aside and clemency extended. Name Address Abe. Class. 720 Barber LTi J. N. Trill 3408, Forstavd T W. Zememby 1523 Flauremay Harry Bush 8757 Vencium ave N. P. French 8376 H - 34 St. Loset Reich - 3428 forest ave Ab Luidory 250 Everst Celia Wind 252 East Amog Eliane 3609 [?] N Edson 3562 [?] R. Malken 3641 Rhoden ave Jusott 248 East 3528

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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 R.G. Phillips 55 West 35th St. G. Patton 3453 [????] Ave A McDonald 3142 Groveland Ave. Wm Frierson 3625 [Ve?????] Ave H Williams 3625 Parnell Ave Harry White 3528 Forest Ave H. Palcstrant ? 240 E 35 Str Louis Be??? 238. E. 35 St Sol Tatarsky 3345 W 16th St. Charles T. Leydecker 3567 Van Buren St. Robert [Ka????????] 1405 S Alborn Av. Mo? Bloom 3618 Julianna Av e. John P????? 3351 Forest Ave

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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 sentance of death in the Utah Penitentiary. We have read and heard some thing of the case: 1st. We do not believe Joseph Hillstrom guilty of the crie 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 convicted was found upon the flimsiest kind of circumstantial evidence. Believing these to be the facts, we the undersigned, demand that the death sentance in the case of Joseph Hillstrom be set aside and clemency extended. Name Address Alex Sloth 140. V. 46. Sl Chigaco St. Sha Oslalva 4349 Vonstart Ave Cread Jan Roman 4310 [?] Mrs. Mere [?] 303. W. 43. St. [?] Jamal 4156 Sentrout Ave Mika Rango 491 S. Sincton ave Andrias FOrmula 4001 Federal St Barhora Gomber ll 4 4 Hepheu Folluer [?] 53 Newbrook

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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 Gus Curt?? 1546 N Rockwell St Chicago Il Oscar Sorensen 2458 W. North Ave Chicago J. W. Croker 1506 No. Fairfield Ave Chicago J. A. King 1653 N. Oakley Ave Chicago Ill J. Hansen 1650 N. Claremont Ave Chicago Ill Thomas Reed 1521 N Talman Ave Chicago Ill Ernest Zaba 2749 Haddon Ave, Chicago Ill Bert Smital 1622 N California Ave. H. Turner 1354 N. Oakley Blvd Sigurd Gjethany ? 1531 N. Artesian Ave. Harry Dinosetz 1351Maplewood Ave Maurice Gener? 1301 Nth Rockwell 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 Rinaldo R????? 7010 Emerald Ave Pat Mahoney Irvington Park Ray West 570 W Lake st Charlie Morgan? 570 Lake St Ill ?. E. Lilley Kenosha Wisc. John Blake 1825 S Sawyer Ave J M. Conors 1821 18 Ave John Smith 952-964 Belleplaine Ave J McLaine 625 W. Polk Otto Klopher ? 3347 Beleplane Jas Hanratty 3200 Warren Ave Chars Regensburger 204 S. 2 St St Louis Mo

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