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ed manner, he was the hero of tHe
Turkish revolution. " n
It was thanks to his-wander-iugs
in, peasant disguise through
izing the doctrines of constitu
tionalism, that the famous march
to Constantinople was made, fol
lowed by the removal of Sultan,
SHATTERED BY HYMAN
Ben R. Hyman,- supppsed go
befween for police officials, politi
cians and the gambling and vice
trusts,' testifying before the civil
service commission todav, passed
tHe "buck" back to HanyBro-
laski by declaring 80 per cent of
the information about .vice , con
ditions he had given Brolaski
Brolaski' met Hyman 's state
ment with the reply that he had
"investigated and found this to be
true, and that his testimony be
fore the 'commission last week
was' based onthe 20 per cent of
truth" ' .
4 Throughout Hyman's testi
mony there was an undercurrent
of enmity toward Alderman
'Hinky Dink" Kenna, and ffiend-
ship of Chief McWeeny and in
spectors of the police department.
Hyman caused a sensation by
saying he had "seen"" a mayor
and a judge in the performance
- of his duty as a gambling fixer.
He promptly absolved the present
administration, but did not'riame
'the two men in question. '
- "Hinky Dink" Kenna is the
head, and front of what. we "call)
.o oisri asm tttnuh. gf.r;iit(XiX3)
the Institution of commercialize"!
graft;" s'aid Hyman. "While irf
specton Wheeler is th&headof the
police in the South .Side, district,
'Hinky Dink' is the person who
mus,t beeen before gambling;,
disorderly hotels and saloons can
be run. ,
"There are, places down there
that, run unmolested, but a suckec
in one of them has as much!
chance as a criminal when . the
trap is sprung."
. Hyman referred to Chief Mc
Weeny as "clean, and I have nev
er knpwn a better politician."
George M. Shippy and Francis
O'Neill, former chiefs of police,
were referred to m uncomplimen
The reason for Hyman's ani-.
mus toward Kenna crept out'
when fie said : "I went to "Hink;yj
Dink;'four times, to start a-high!
cjass place, but each time he said:
'You-, you can't run anything.'
Hyman's testimony was main
ly a'refutation of that of Brolaski,
complimentary' to the police de
partment, and derogatory to
Chicago school board discover
ed, some months ago, that many;
of the children coming from faun
ilieS in straightened circunn
stances were behind in theft
"You don't suppose it's "due fb
the fact 'that they are hungry?1
some one asked. It seemed pre
posterous, but they decided to try,
a, novel experiment pennjj
lunches., "'. "