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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 05, 1912, Image 3

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composure. Then he made a
statement for the "press" :
"I shall give Wayman 1,000 po
licemen if he wants them," he
said.
The next person summoned was
Peter Bartzen, president of the
county board. Wayman has
asked Bartzen for funds to carry
on the crusade. . Bartzen prom
ised to do his best to get $5,000
for Wayman at the earliest pos
, sible moment.
Wayman gave out a statement
today. He said he was going to
close all the houses if it took a
raid every day and every hour of
the day and that the owners of
the houses would be prosecuted
before the inmates.
"Probably 5,000 warrants will
have to be issued before the work
is completed, but completed it
will be. And we certainly are
not going through long and ted
ious prosecutions of keepers and
inmates so long as they are per
mitted to run by the police. We
are going after the owners and
agents."
The levee was deserted today.
When the raiding began last
night, there was first laughter,
and then panic. Men and women
fled from the houses, some of
them scantily attired.
The leaders of the vice trust
are s'aid to have fled the city and
state. None of. them-were ar
rested in last night's raid, al
though one of the places raided
was that of Vic Shaw, wife of
Roy Jones, one of the-vice bosses.
She was tipped off and escaped.
t Mayor Harrison is still on .the
fence, and absolutely refuses to
join in the civic cleaning up.
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MILLER CONTINUES
Federal Courtroom, Indianap
olis, Ind., Oct. 5. District Attor
ney Miljer continued opening
statement in dynamite conspiracy
trial today.
Branded Herbert S. Hockin,
secretary-treasurer of iron work
ers, as thief, double-crosser and
informer.
Said Hockin used to pay Mc
Manigal $125 for each job and
charge the organization $235,
pocketing the $110 difference.
Said Hockin had come to Fed
eral building with information
against his fellows so as to try to
save his own skin.
Called on Hockin to stand up
so he could see him. Hockin did
so, his face crimson.
Pictured McManigal, the in
former, as a humane man, who
liked to blow places up, but did
not like to take human life.
Rehashed old stories about
"jobs" done at Mount Vernon,
111., Alton, 111., Indianapolis and
other places.
Nearly all Miller s- opening
statement so fafjust repetition o
grounds on which grand jury
brought indictments.
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ITALIAN FORGER CAUGHT
Betrayed by letters to his wife,
Alfredo Traversa, wealthy Italian
horseman of a noble family of the
province of Bari, Italy, was ar
rested in Chicago today and will
be held for deportation.
Traversa is wanted in Italy foe
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