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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. Chicago Ill. Name Address Mary Shieber 706 S. Laflin St Morris Hadfield. 36 So State St Chic Jos. Wagner. 116 S. 14th. St. Earl Edward Hamilton 644 12th St West Benjamen Wilson 2626 Iowa st. David Rose 644 W 12th Str Abraham Rachlin 1219 W. 12 st Chicago Ill G. McDonald 763 W Tilden Bl. Morris Fagin 10615 S [Ras???] Av [Ma??] Weiner Chicago Ill S. Gor?????] 1004 Lytle St 830 S Hermitage F. Polens 1423 W Monroe St L Davidoff 1753 W Polk st H. Ortlieb 1227 W. 13th Str Over

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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 H Smith Rufus Dodge Hotel Chicago Tom Kelley Working Men Home Joseph Lee 517 W Madison Ave Christ Hanson 414 D????????? George Rogers 24 S. Sangoman St W J Schilling 642 W. Madison St. H A Dalbey 947 Kirkbide St PGHNS J. Clark 725 S Halsted St RC. Terrell 806 H???? Ave Superior Wi P. Sucher Arlington Hotel [????????] A. Otto. Gibters House Chicago Ill

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Mat Anis 1206 W. 13th str G. Wallack 1531 Edgemont Ave Chas Kruse 809 S, State ?? Honore J. Jaxon Metropolitan Block J. Miller 226 W. 12th. St. W F Hoffman #644 W. 12th Chicago, Ill. John Burke 1418 Wabash Ave A. Baron 11242 Walver Ave, Morgan Park, Ills Chas Cleifert 973 W. Washington Blvd Harry Klein 116 S. morgan. St. Edward Hamilton 623 Madison St. John Tohmas 337 state st Andrea Sirtoni 156 W. Chicago Av

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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 Emil Johnson Hin?????? ??? John Tiffany 617 Madison St Dan Downey 208 [Peora] St John Zorembo Chicago. Thomas Murphy 1912 Park Avenue D W Jones #17. S. [T?????] St S Eisenberg 428 S Halsted st Chicago John H Carrie Washington Blvd John Keifer North Liberty? Ind Ed Ward 912 S state W Y Tibbler 649 S. State

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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 A V Kirkpatrick 628 W Madison St Michael Ebert Klark St. Chicago Alex Victor S Halsted St 125 Chikago Il Gohan Frey Street [Stuart] 518 C M [??????] [C???????] Chas Cooley Lou Ky A???ks [Nowak??????] Emil Fall 4810 S, May str Ill [Vracopo Attilio ] Chicago? Denis Daly 4720 Soth Halsted St Frank Hoffman 513 W. Madison St. Chicago, Ill.

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