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  • Mail Tribune 100: October 31, 1913

  • SALEM, Oct. 31. — At 8:25 this morning a little procession headed by Frank Seymour between two guards and closely followed by Mike Spanos, also between guards, marched down through the big dining hall at the prison and entered the death chamber in its southern end.
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  • SALEM, Oct. 31. — At 8:25 this morning a little procession headed by Frank Seymour between two guards and closely followed by Mike Spanos, also between guards, marched down through the big dining hall at the prison and entered the death chamber in its southern end.
    They were accompanied by Rev. Father Moore of this city, father Victor of Tigard and Father L.E. Miller of Fairport repeating the Miserere.
    Seymour ascended the scaffold with a firm step and turning faced the little crowd assembled.
    He stood apparently unconcerned as he waited for Spanos to take his place at his side.
    He said then at a nod from the warden he spoke in a firm and even voice:
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