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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 10, 1912, Image 3

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"iiey reported Michael to the sta
?on, iot putting them to so much
troubJe. Michael was arraigned
before Judge Going today.
' ."Why did you try to commit
suicide?" asked the judge.
1 "My wife left me," said Mich-
ctcl
; "Well?" said the judge.
J "That's, all," said Michael.
1 Judge Going frowned. He was
plainly being trifled' with.
; "Now, then, Michael," he said,
"tell me. the truth, the whole
truth, mind ydu."
"that is the only reason," said
Michael. "My wife left me."
7 ''Take him ta the cooler," said
Judge Gbing, "and have the city
jlhysicians examine him."
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TURN DENVER INSIDEOUT
Denver, Sept. 10. The grand
jttry investigating the tenderloin
graft of the city has returned over
one hundred indictments'.
-Mayor Arnold, Police Commis
sioners Blakely Creel and Mc
Grew, Police CKief Felix O'Neill,
ejery member of the school board,
James A. Laddy, secretary of the
police board, former Mayor
Speer, Former -Police Commis
sioners Hewett, Davoren and
Barton, former Chief Hamilton
Armstrong and James Nolan d,
former secretary of the police
board, are among the indicted.
. "'These officials are' specifically
-charged with allowing the tender
loin to run wide open in violation
of the law, and with knowledge
of the tribute collected from the
keepers:
''-Twenty-four of the most prom
inent residents of the city are in
dicted as owners of property in
the redlight district. These are
highly indignant at "having Jheir
names dragged into this thing."
E. B. Field, Sr., president of the
telephone company, and his son,
E. B. Field, Jr., are indicted for
illegally using and obstructing
the city streets.
-The others indicted are nearly
all proprietors of houses or cafes
in the tenderloin. ,
Mayor Arnold ( recently was'
swept into office on a reform,
ticket.
DEFIANT ON DEATH BED
Tarrytown, N. Y., Sept 10.
Grimly defiant even unto death,
Russo Secoro is dying in a closely
guarded house on the Rockefel
ler estate in the Pocantico hills.
Secoro was found hiding in the
bushes near the duck farm. There
was a mortal bullet wound in his
chest. A fully loaded revolver
was in his "pocket.
The detectives who have been
guarding the Rockefellers night
and day ever since the Black
Hand letters began coming, put
the dying Secoro through the
third degree.
But they got no information
Secoro denied he was the man
shot by a Rockefeller detective
Sunday. , 'He denied being a
member of the Black Hand. He
denied ever hearing of that so
ciety. He refused to tell how he
had been wounded. He said he
recently came to Tarrytown "just
to look for work."
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