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FULL WIRE REPORTS OF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DAY BOOK
5D0 S. PEORIA ST. 5398
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol.1, No. 269 Chicago, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 1912 One Cent
ARRAIGN BECKER AGAIN
New York, Aug. 6. Lieut.
Charles Beckar will he arraigned
for the third time tomorrow on
the charge of complicity in the
murder of Herman Rosenthal.
Becker has not selected an at
torney to defend him. Tn his two
previous hearings he had a differ
ent lawyer each time, Robert H.
Elder, who appeared for him yes
terday, retiring from the tase
after pecker's plea of not guilty
was withdrawn, It is probable
that Becker will select either John
F. Mclntyre 6r Congressman
Martin Littleton.
The frequent criticism of the
city judiciary by Police Commis
sioner" "Waldo was answered by
several of the judges today. Wal
do claimed the courts had nokco
operated with the police depart
ment in suppressing, the gamb
lers. '
"I have no hesitancy, in saying
that there has been more gamb
ling going. on since the adminis
tration of Mayor GaynQK than we
have had in the last 25 yearsThe
police, inmy opinion, never in
tended to suppress gambling,"
said Magistrate Frederick House.
Judge Edward Swan saidr -"I
a mmorally certain that one po
lice inspector, aided l by three
other inspectors, holds the dom
inant power in the graft 'system,'
and they are guilty of grafting. I
am convinced that if these men
were removed from the depart
ment the 'system' would get its
death blow."
No arrests have been made in
connection with the Rosenthal
murder in the last 24 hours.
CONVENTION HOT SPOTS.
The big doings at the national
convention of the Progressive
party today was the "confession
of faith" speech vi Col. Ropsevelt.
.Roosevelt entered the Coliseum
at 12:55 o'clock.
All the delegates were seated
by that time and 'the .galleries
were packed. There were over
10,000 people in the hall.
Roosevelt's appearance was the
signal for a wild demonstration.
Delegates and spectators rose
to their" feet and howled their ap
proval of their leader.
Red bandana handkerchiefs ap
peared all over the hall and were
waved wildly as their owners
yelled: "We want Teddy; we
want Teddy."
Roosevelt stood on the plat
form, grinning broadly and bow
ing right and left.
Enthusiastic supporters pushed

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