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 - Announces Firm ^Cannot ele Time en SPRINGFIELD,...
Announces Firm ^Cannot ele Time en SPRINGFIELD, ILL., March 5— (UP)—After accepting contracts for the manufacture o£ two electric chaiirs -to be used in Illinois penitentiaries at Joliet and Chester, the W. D. Allison Company of Indianapolis has ccncslled its contract because they had insufficient -time in which to complete their contract. S. M. Briggs of Rising Sun, Indiana, has been awarded the contract, state house officials announced. The chairs must be in place Friday, April 13, bines execution of Joe Bella, Danville murderer, is set for that date at Chester penitentiary. None have bean scheduled in J° het Penitentiary as yet, but the T!ool< fi °« nt y l»il, winch has al- rcady been equipped «' it!l a-chair, i V " U be ,"' e s ? 3ne n1 ' LIu; elnct ''°- cut;on ° r Dr - Amante Rongetti. He was convicle: ot mur-.i-r in con- 5, ec , tlDn with the-death ot Lorotta Bnders o£ Chicago, who died lollop-in;; an illegal operation. Charley Birger, southern Illinois gang chieftain', and Mrs. Catherine Gassier, Chicago husband slayer, are both awaiting death on the gallows. Their crimes were committed prior to the date the elec- trocution law became effective. it a

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  1. The Daily Independent,
  2. 06 Mar 1928, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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