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POLICE TRIAL IS HALTED;
' WITNESSES MISSING
The trial' of Inspector Dorman
and. Lieuts. Howard and Am
brose before the police civil ser
vice commission was halted tem
porarily today to allow the com
mission investigators more time
to look for important witnesses
alleged to 'have been spirited
A woman known as May
Wood, or Grace Wood, pro
. prietor of a resort at 944 W. Ran
dolph street, was the .most vital
missing witness. , An affidavit
signed by her was read, in which
she said she paid $200 to Mike
Fewer and "Mike de Pike" Heit
kr for protection.
Half a dozen "West Side men
who are alleged to have seen Dor
man's subordinates in gambling
houses are also being sought, as is
also a woman keeper of a resort
near that of the Woods woman.
. , Nicholas Korngold, a XL S.
secret service operative, was the
star witness for the prosecution
yesterday. He named Heitler,
Fewer, "Fatsy" Kingformer pol
icy boss, and John Collins,
'nephew qf Fewer, as graft collec
tors. Kerngold collected evi
dence for the vice commission
and said the men named were not
new collectors, but "hold-overs"
from the Busse administration.
Members of Assistant Chief
Schuettler's "gambling squad"
testified there had, been gambling
on the. West Side while the ac
cused officer were in charge.
They told of raids in the Des-
It js expected that-the date of.
the trials of Inspector Revere,
Capt. Baer and Lieut. Hanley, of
the Chicago avenue station, will
"be set this afternoon. They ard
confronted with the same charges
as are Dorjnan, Howard and Am
brose neglect of duty.
THANKSGIVING DAY BOOK'
The Thanksgiving issue of The
Day Book will be issued arid dis
tributed to subscribers on
Thanksgiving morning. It will
consist entirely of magazine fea
tures, good stories, good pictures
and interesting reading matter
generally. This announcement
is made so that readers will un
derstand that no attempt will be
made to cover current' news
events in tomorrow's holiday J
GOOD TO THEMSELVES
Secretary Fisher decides thatf
settlers under government irri
gation projects who Tiave nfade a
common mistake of tackling too
much land may relinquish a part
of it and have their previoiis pay-
ments apply on the smaller acre
age. Under the contract they could
be made to forfeit both- land and
payments. Private owners have
been known to take advantage of
such circumstances. But Uncle
Sam is more decent.
. You see it is a case qfjhe peo
ple being jood to themselves? '
The -whisky bottle and the
martjcannot be full at the same
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