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THE FREE PRESS GIVES YOU THE BIG NEWS. BEFQR-E^'ANY /OTHER PAPER . OF ;THE- ASSOCIATED Volume 21; , C^RBONDALE, ILL., 'MONDAY, JANUAR^: 26," 1925, THE' PAPER WITH •,/QUA •,/QUA LITY-".- P,URCHAS~ ING POWER FOR THI: ' ADVERTISER ' NUMBER'296 STUDENT t SELF PR (First: Woman .Governor, Siglis • thie.' Oath./ Louis Sextptt, Fraternity ., Youth, .Has Fatal Accident Saturday OCCURRED AT --,-: — JOPPA HOME Fraternity -Comrades Will" Act As Pall Bearers Tomorrow • v I>ouis Sexton, 1ST, student at the .-': teachers' college,, shot and accident- .ally killed himself at .his home at ..Joppa Saturday. : He- had- gone home ,.to spend the week-end. . Young 5!exton, one.of the recently confirmed members "of the v S,tgma Al- ptia Pi. teachers' college fraternity, was a senior in the .High ^ school course. - ' According to reports, one version says that the boy >vas cleaning a pistol : FOR FREE "PRESS N^ EXTRA-; seated ^S^ G. layloe, San Antonio, Tex 'Eayioe, \Meinph is, Tenn., lie 'xas, Mrs. Ross' brother;'George Taylo , ter, who administered oath. ->r; Ceorge Tayloe lioss, her oldest sou- Governor Eoss- Mrs G cr stster-m-law; William Bradford Boss, her younger son; Cl'mrtes N. .0111x8113 of, Gurbbndale and',". sur- roiindiiig. territory today continued; to commend the' enterprise ,-of -the'-Free Press in," issuing an 'extra•'edition,.'early Sunday •morning: which told--,., of.. the most sensational, chapter of William-. fson county's warfare-—-tho slaying,.of S: ,Glenn Young and Deputy Sheriff Ora Thomas, the twdl most spectacular spectacular figures in the : county's strife., ! Shortly after '2 o'clock Sunday morning the .Free, .Press, was;.piy the streets of Carfo'au'dalo'.announcing, the shooting- and in -,a-'-littie',' nipiie!,,than: an hour .had actually invaded the' scene df the slaving above the inten- sity'of the situation came in the wake of..the .bloody, gun battle. 1 Herrin itself—its itself—its frenzy factions .paused to survey the. account'of the .killing as appeared in .the'-Free Press furnished by the "Associated Press"." Thus 'a, Carbondale newspaper was the first newspaper to carry the account of ; t!le slaving, and jnan.y persons in the city of Herrin read their first .authentic account in the .Free Press. And, they October. Lei't to right—Judge Samuel George Pot- turday's Fray Stories of Fatal Cigar Store Battle Told by Both Factions. May^Be Unable to Find Coroner's Coroner's Jury. Some Say Young Killed Thomas and Three Others, But That Thomas was Killed From Bullets; From Outside. (By Associated Press) Til., Jaiv . 25—Versions by twq purported wit- '• : .HBRRIN, jiven today nesses 1 of "the shooting 11 here Saturday night said that! S. Glenn Young, > Ku Siux Klan 'liquor raider, fired but one shot'and that Deputy Sheriff Thomas milled Young, '«' '.'.-,'Ellas '.'.-,'Ellas Green, an official of the.min- ers' union,: related that he was in the cigar store when Young came in. Then-the door, in the rear opened 'and' .n came' Oi'a Thomas. '. , : "Ora had- his hands on 'his~two au- :omatie's, then Green' went between unteer information on the shooting,' Glenn's. version o{ the killine announced announced that Thomas was not killed " •by Young, but by a i'oung supporter firing from the outsidvj of the e: : ;ar store..Glenn also believed that FcV>es and Wander were killed by their tivii comrade:-,, as Thomas was the only auti-klansmeii who was seen ti. ise any weapon.." "I was with a group of auU-JU. ns- men who-came out of the city lull, about a block away from the," Glenn said. "Then I heard a shot and

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  1. The Daily Free Press,
  2. 26 Jan 1925, Mon,
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