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THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Chicagd, Thursday, November 16, 1911.
FIFTEEN MILLION DOLLARS .-WORTH OF BEEF
'TRUST SHIVERS IN KOHLSAAT'S COURT
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Crowd Tftrongs To See If Poor Man's Law Will Apply
to'JiifilliojiairesWilkerson Scores tCohlsaat Pack
ers on Defensive. . . - -
- "The most f ar-reaching,andjimportant question in
criminal jurispruednce today, .aiidone in which the
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a "Not-whether offendors-of -greats wealth can be
convicted, but whether it is. possible; to bring them to
trial in tfie same,way and accorin'g.tfq the same'prin- i;
ciples as In. the,ca8e-Qf-lflie-ordmry lawbreaker."
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About fifty million, . dollars
worth of'beefpackinghdus'e mag-J
natse shivered in Judge Kohl
saat's courtroom today. . ""
They stand indicted "for cfim-i
inal 'conspiracy lin restraint of'
trade under the Sherman .? anti
trust laV." . - ' " -" ''" i
Judge Kohlsaat,was to. rule tQ-
day on the constitutionality of
the" criminal section of the Sher
man law. '
Uncle Sani'-s ablest'prosecutors
were there to.striveand' fasten
the poor man's justice.- on the
packers and "make ' them, stand
immediate triaUfor their- offenses.
iWhich explains why the pack-
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