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IfTHE DAY BOOK
- 500 SO. PEQJRIA ST . 398
TEL. MOSTROE 353
Vol. l,fro. 160 Chicago, Monday, April 1, 1912 One Cent
HOUNDED FOR FIVE YEARS-BY POLICE
. TURNS TO PUBLIC FOR JUSTICE
Seattle, Wash., April 1. (Spe
cial.) Lawrence Dye, better
known as "Curly," was passing
the city hall one morning when
Chief of " Detectives Chailes
Tennan't called him. -
"Curly," said Tennant, "you.
report to me at 2 this afternoon
I want to have a little talk with
"I'm working. I can't get off,"
Dye objected. '
"Never mmd that- You better
get here at 2 " Tenntfnt said.
Dye, a "police character," did
not report to Tennant at 2. At
that hour he was at the office of
the Seattle Star.
He told the story of how he
f became a "police character." a
"suspicious person," of the long
years he hasborne in .silence, po
lice persecution, 'and now he
wants to leave it to the public if
he has had a square deal at the
hands of the police.
He was born in Jujesburg,
Colo., but came with his parents
to Seattle when 3 years old. He
has two trades, logging and laun
In the past five years Dye has
been arrested between 50 and 60
times by the Seatle police. That
works out about once a month.
Though arrested scores o times,
he has never be'en convicted.
Once the first time he was
ti ted and acquitted. Since then