Illinois · Newspaper clippings

Random news: child dies when dress catches fire; police accused of beating out a confession; prank leads to death; man shoots son

From the Chicago Daily Tribune
Published October 18, 1931
Rockford, Illinois
Salem, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois

First article: a 5-year-old died after her dress caught on fire.

Second: a young man accused police of kicking him and pulling his hair to coerce a confession from him.

Third: a “prank” somehow led to a young man’s intestines rupturing occurred in a shoe factory.

Fourth: a father shot and killed his adult son following an argument, despite the intervention of 3 sisters of the slain man.

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