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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 11, 1912, Image 2

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Clegt orn andHart both draw
guns oh uniformed officers.
Cleghorn fires his gun, and
wounds Policeman Marius Nel
son in right arm.
January 24, 19f2 Charges are
preferred against Cleghorn and
Hart, as follows:
Intoxication.
Conduct unbecoming officers.
Inefficiency.
Misusing deadly weapons.
February 7, 1912 Cleghorn
and Hart found guilty on all
'counts by trial board.
Cleghorn and Hart are fired
from force.
June 6, 1912 Cleghorn and
Hart, by use of what political
pull they best know themselves,
are reinstated in former positions.
Such is the record of Bertram
Cleghorn, who is slated to suc
ceed the man whom Chief Mc
Weny called a "prize boob" be
cause he valiantly tried to do his
duty and failed when beaten in
to insensibility.
Surely the high gods of laugh
ter must chuckle in glee as they
"reflect upon the administration of
Chicago under His Honor, Mayor
Carter H (probably standing for
-Hearst and Harmony) Harrison.
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v TWO JURORS SECURED
Lake Charles, La., Oct. 11.
Two jurors secured from 44 tales
men examined in trial for murder
jof 52 union timber workers.
Makes 5 in box now.
- Evident prosecution means to
try and prove conspiracy back of
riots at Grabow last July in which
Jhree timber workers were killed.
" EADY TO CONFESS
New York, Oct. 11. Lefty
Louie Rosenberg and Dago
Frank Cirifici said to have sent
word to district attorney they are
ready to confess to murder of
Gambler Rosenthal.
Witness John Stanish testified
he thought that Gyp the Blood
"looked like on of men he saw
running from scene of murder."
Yesterday afternoon, Louis
Kraus, waiter, identified Gyp the
Blood, Lefty Louie and Whitey
Lewis as men he saw shooting at
Rosenthal.
Kraus said shooting was done
on signal of man who walked out
of Metropole hotel arid raised one
hand to his eye. ' '
Attorney Mclntyre, for Becker,
says he will produce witnesses to
prove Kraus was not on scene at
time of murder.
Thomas Ryan, chauffeur, who
drove car Used by Officer File in
pursuit of murder car failed to
identify any of the gunmen.
BEST HE COULD DO
"Station quick!" howled the
traveling man.
"Ritri-ri-right!" replied the
cabby.
On pulling up the traveling
man saw that he had been driven
about one hundred yards too far,
"How's this? I told you sta
tion, and liere you have driven
me this distance too far."
"Ve-ve-ve-very so-sor-sor-sor-
ry," replied the cabby; "but I co
coulda'i say-say-say 'Wo-wo-wo-whoal'
quick e-e-e-enough,"
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