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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 17, 1912, Image 13

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men there, too. They went, with
their husbands to the Mardi Gras.
Acting District Attorney
Frank Moss is bitter in his de-
,. nunciation of the police.
There are only two ways of
it," said Moss today. "Either the
police knew all the time where
Gyp and Lefty were, or else they
aren't fit to .hold police jobs
none of them.
"It's ridiculous. These men
have been living and having a
good time right under the very
noses of the police ever since they
murdered Rosenthal."
John W. Mclntyre, Becker's
attorney, has left for Hot Springs
to question his "material wit
nen esses."
District Attorney Whitman al
ready is in Hot Springs. He has
wired his office that there Is no
truth in Mclntyte's statement
that Sam Schepps, the murder
paymaster, told several people
there that Becker was innocent
of the murder of Rosenthal. ,
THE CHIEF'S HIS BROTHER
Morris Rebes, a Mexican,
started a' little revolution all by,
himself in Chicago last night.
. But Morris picked out a. durn
bad place for his revolution. He
picked a saloon, which was per
fectly all right. It was the par
ticular saloon he picked that
showed he lacked judgment.
Along about 10 o'clock, the
revolution idea overcame Morris
just as he was passing no less a
place than McWeeny's saloon at
Madison, and Canal streets.
Nowithe-MqWeeny;of thatesa-
loonjs a brother of Chief of Police
McWeeny, so any child ought to
haye known that it would be a
ba.d place to start a revolution.
But Morris never thought of
this, and he breezed in, shouted
"Viva Mehico," or somethingthat
sounded like that, and started to
clean up the place.
The cleaning up was quite good
for the first ten minutes, until
Patrolman McCarthy blew in to
see if the chief and his brother
were having" a little family trou
ble. -
"Viva Mehico !" shouted Rebes,
and banged McCarthy over the
head. "Viva McWeeny!" shouted
McCarthy. ,
And that's what started the
fight.
When it was over, Rebes was
badly frayed, and McCarthy was
kneeling on his stomach. When
Judge Torreson, of the JDes
plaines street courtj saw, Mc
Carthy's decorations on Rebes
this morning, he let -him go with
a $1 fine.
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THE WAR IN IRELAND
Belfast, Sept. 17. Tomorrow
may be the beginning of the big
war in Ireland.
The first o a ten days' series
of anti-home rule demonsrtations
will be held at Enniskillen.
Fifteen thousand Protestant
Orangemen will meet and warn
the government that they "never
will submit to an Irish parJia
ment, never obey its laws, never
pay taxes imposed by it.
A big iorce of police and Irish
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