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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 23, 1912, Image 2

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dozen policemen had reported iri
correct numbers. And they look
ed Gallagher up! In any other
murder, they would have arrested
everybody in sight.
"Dougherty knows the police
are back of it. He knows it was
to the advantage of- certain po
licemen that Rosenthal be mur
dered." Harry Vallon, one of the gang
sters charged with actual part in
the murder, gave himself up to-
WfmmW
PPfelL -
. Mrs. Herman Rosenthal.
day. He walked in Police Com
missioner Dougherty's office,
twirling a cane, and asked to see
Dougherty.
Lieutenant McNally told him
Dougherty was not in. Vallon
stood biting the end of his cane.
" "How inconvenient," he said.
r "Can I do- anything -for-ydu?
McNally asked. -
"Well, I'm Harry Vallon," said
that dapper and undisturbed gen
tleman. When McNally recovered, he
took Vallon in charge, and Val
lon later was held on a homicide
charge.
Mrs. Rosenthal, widow of the
murdered man, appeared before
the grand jury today.
Extraordinary precautions" to
prevent anyone talking to her
were taken by Whitman. Garbed
in deep mourning, and wearing a
.heavy veil, she was escorted to
the court house by a dozen .de
tectives. In Whitman's office she cot
lapsed, but soon recovered. She
said-she was ready to go before
the jury and tell all she knew.
The widow says she was her
husband's confidant; that she
knew of every dollar he paid for
police protection, and how he paid
it; that she knew every move he
made to buy immunity from the
police.' 'It is said she will impli
cate one. captain of police and two
inspectors.
Mrs. Rosenthal's story took up
the entire time of the grand jury
today.
The attorneys ? for Sam Paul
and Bridgie Webber tried to get
them out on habeas corpus pro
ceedings today. The action was
postponed until tomorrow.
o o
Chinaman You tellee me
where railway, station? Stranger
What's the matter, John lost?
Chinaman No, me here station
lost'

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