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PULL WIRE REPORTS OF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DAY
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500 S. PEORIA ST. 398 . TEL.-MONROE 353
1 Vol. 1, No. 263 Chicago, Tuesday, July 30, 1912 One Cent
RANK POLICE GRAFT TO
REVOLT ON AGAIN
Charleston, W. Va., July 30.
Taint Creek, quiet after the
bloody riots of last week, flamed
into revolt again today.
Striking coal miners are arm
ing fo exterminate the private de
tectives hired by the mine, own
ers. Guards of state militia have
been doubled in anticipation of
outbreaks.
The miners claim that the pri
vate detectives, who have been
the reason for most of the disor
der, are not needed since the mili
tia reached the, strike-ridden val
ley. The operators refuse to dis
charge the gun men until Gov.
Glasscock gives then? assurance
of protectipri. when they resume
operations with strikebreakers.
, STRIKERS WIN
Boston, "Mass., July 30. With
complete victory for the strikers,
the strike of the employes of the
Boston elevated and street rail
ways came to an end today.
The company agreed that in fu
'ture there would be no discrimin
ation against union men, and all
strikers were given thefr old posi
tions. The cost of the strike will
total $1,500,000, of which the men
lost at least one-third, in wages.
BE UNEARTHED IN N. Y.
New York, Jury 30. New
York's police force is to have a
thorough housecleaning. Thein
dictment of Police Lieut. Becker
for the murder of Herman Ros
enthal, a gambler, is but the first
step in an investigation that may
shatter many reputations, and
hold the grafters, naked of all pre
tense, up to the public gaze.
That there may be no escape
for the guilty men, the board of
aldermen today decided to start
a probe of their own. It will be
entirely independent of the grand
jury investigation, conducted by
District Attorney Whitman.
Mayor Gaynor, who Saturday re
fused to sign the aldermanic.peti
tion, today 'completely reversed
himself, and declared Te would
see money was appropriated to
carry through the investigation.
Outside, counsel will be employed.
With the confessions of Brid
gey Webber and Bald Jack Rose,
the trail has been opened. No
one knows where it will lead. Po
lice officials are anxiously" await
ing further disclosures from Ihe
informers.
Rose admitted he was the "col
lector" for Becker, but made the
significant statement that Becker
did not get all the graft; that men
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