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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 Thos Donnelly Chicago Ill Thos OMalley Chicago Mack Schultz Chicago Geo [?enefick] Chicago Ill Fran Conyne Chicago Ill J Ryan Chicago Ill W J [?atton] 2604 Poare? ave Frank Hasker Chicago Herman E Guhl Chicago George Smith Chicago John Lindell 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 E.G. Mollohan Chicago Ill M Cain Chicago Il John Hall Chicago Il Mike Donovan Chicago Mike Mulekahy Edward G ????? Chicago, Ill Anton Makal Chicago Ill John Lindblad Chicago Ill George Parker? Chicago Ill John Smith Chicago Ill Adolph Yate Chicago Ill H C Rokicki Chicago Ill Frank Minis ?

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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 H ? Peters 571 W Madison Chicago Il. M J Curey 600 West Madison Chicago H Skang 1512 N. Rockwell st J Nelson 1512 N. Rockwell st Mike Andersen 3828 N Albany Harvey Olsen 3721 N Richmond M Riemes 1014 Monroe St Mike Murphy Chicago Ill George Courtney [104?] W Congress St. John Ryan [348 W M St?] Geo. Cameron 300 South Clark St. Cliff Bryan 1140 Argyle 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 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 O? Remstein 1146 ? Francisco Ave. A. M. [Kan???key] 926 S. Roobey st M. Krupnick 6912 N. Clark St. Leo. Appel 1603 Milwaukee Av Geo. Markstall 3130 North Troy St Benjamin Siegel 3804 Indiana Ave. David [A??en] 1526 W 14 Place Irving ? Simki? 1252 S Jeffeson St J Ellenhorn 3249 W 15th St A [He?????????] 620 S. Marshfield Ave J Ra??????y 2341 Thomas St John Siegel 1125 So. Mozart St. M. [Lineky?] 1140 S. Mozart St Wm Nelson 1910 Washburne Ave? Over

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HSchwartz 1617 S Lawndale Ave Chas [???ard] 1147 Polk Arnold A Schwartz 1320 So Central Pk Ave [Vate? Lurie] 1239 So Lawndale Ave Meyer Albert 1142 So. Fransisco Ave Wm [Nahan?] 2727 W 18th St J Weinstein 1517 W. Flournoy St. D [Norka?] Potomac Ave 2610? John Wagarski 1833 W [21st?] A Parsin 1940 W 12th M [Rot???ski] 1424 [???????] Joe Harkin 1744 [Hastins] st Spigel 2344 Cortez St M [Fyakin] 1508 W. Harrison St [????? ?????] 634 [??????] st Herman Weiss [5800] Emerald Ave

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