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PULL WIRE REPORTS OF THE UNITED PRESS
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THE DAY BOOK
5QG S. PEORIA ST.
398 TEL. MONROE 353
One Cent
Vol 2, No. 3 Chicago, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 1912
GRAND JURY VICE PROBE A FARCE; EVERYBODY
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liT The grand iurv vice investiga- I grand lury room. State's Attor
ney Wayman saw him coming,
and jumped to his feet4
"What do you want?" he ask
ed, dragging Clelland away
Clelland told him what he
wanted and whom he represented-
"The grand jury.does not want
to hear you," said Wayman.
"How can' the--grand jury it
want to hear me vhenit dfet
even know I am here?" Clelland,
asked.
"It doesn't matter," Waman.
replied. ""You canrtot tallotb. the
grand jury. It does not want i0
hear you. ,v
Clelland Went back to Jw&ge
Burke, and told him bzUiiid
happened, Burke laughed in his
face.
-'As -soon as Glelland under
stood that he was to be blocked afc
every turn, he called a; meeting'
of the Federation of Churches,tn
the Y. M. C. A., dining, room.
.That meeting wag held this-af ,
ternoon. The first person cajledV
upon to speak was Attorney Haiy
cry S. Patterson, who-proecut$k
the graft and vice cases of Wrtr
Hammond,
Patterson's testimony was
enough to determine the Federa-
U
The grand jury vice investiga
tion has proved to be the biggest
fizzle Chicago ever suffered from.
In its report made today, the
grand jury whitewashed every
department of the government of
Chicago and practically said that
there was no such thing as vice in
Chicago.
Not only does the report" so
whitewash police, sheriff, mayor
and courts, but it does so spec
ifically, as if it had been drawn
up for no other purpose.
The whitewashing comes after
a day of sensation, during which
it became more apparent every
hour that the investigation was
to be a frost, and was meant to
be a frost.
Early today former Municipal
Judge McKenzie Clelland asked
Superior Judge RichardTt. Burke
to impanel a special grand jury,
and appoint a special prosecutor
to-take upthe vice cdes.
In doing" thisr Clelland repre
sented tfje- Chicago Federation of
Churches, made up of 32 denom
inations and 600 separate
;hurches.
'Go and talk to the grand jury,"
"said Judge Burke.
Clelland started out for the

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