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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 01, 1912, Image 2

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tion to so ahead despite the I
whitewash report of the grand
jury, and the cold shoulder given
the Federation by Judge Burke.
A petition for a special grand
jury and a special prosecutor will
be made by the Federation to
some circuit or superior court
judge other than Burke,
The .report of the grand jury is
the greatest farce that Chicago
ever Jnew.
It heard a certain amount of
evidence. One of the things the
people do not yet know is that
the first person to give the grand
jury any evidence at all was Ben
nle Hyrnan, the gambler.
Yet in its report today the
grand Jury did not even take no
tice of? the facts that were pres
ented ;ta it; far less touch upon
the secret testimony of Hyman.
-'It did not mention the assist
ant spate's attorney whom Carl
Waldton of the Committee of
Faften swore came to hun and
asked him to "lay off" any prose
cution of Dago Frank Lewis and
Al Harris, the South Side dive
keepers. It did not mention the
$10,(500 protection money which
Waldron swore he knew had been
paid By a certain resort keeper.
It did nothing but whitewash.
The assistant state's Attorney
who asked Attorney Carl Wal
dron to lay off the prosecution of
AlHarris, white slaver," was
Claude Smith.
o o
Client So the jury gave me
$5;0Q0? That's great eh?
Liwyer Yes, my boy, You
don't know how badly; I needed it J
MERELY POLITICS
Washington, Oct 1. Bill FHnn :
said to Clapp committee today
that Senator Penrose lied if he
said Flinn offered a million for a
Penna. senatorship.
Hooker, Bull Moose treasurer,
said campaign for Roosevelt nom
ination cost $141,657. Big" givers
were Perkins, Munseynd Dan
Hanna.
Flinn said his political -expenses
this year were $144,
308.29. Testimony showed Bull Moos
ers spent $13,500 in Illinois.
Dan Hanna gave $25,000, and..
George Perkins, $22,500 to Roose-"'
velt campaign.
Hooker said Crane, of Chicago,
told him he had given $70,000 to.
Wilson campaign, and $70,000 to
LaFollette.
Committee tried to hook .Roose
velt up to Harriman. Letters be
tween them were read, but didn't
show that Harriman got either
promises or favors from Teddy.
Most of the efforts are to get
at Roosevelt- r
00 , '
To Help Her Out $
Julia Papa, I wish you'd lock z
up your money and pretend to ?
fail. It needn't last more than a
week or two, and there are so f
many failures now no one will s
think anything of it."
Father Good gracious, Julia!
What! Wha-
Julia Oh, it's all right. ' Yot
see, I'm engaged to nine youn
men, and I've got to get rid of at
least eight of them somehow

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