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VOir2NQ-;f76;r T Chicago X"Usday, April 24; 19.13 ' ,ONE CENT
BARNEY'S STORY OF WEST SIDE MURDERS
- PART OF HEARST PLOT TO GET CAPTAIN
'Judge Gives Interview to 'Daily NewsK. and Resort
Keepers BoastThey fyill. Get Scalp of Police'
V Officer Who Cleaned Up West Side.
Are the;Hearst politicians who have. been tryirig-to get control of. the
West Side for so. many years, back of Judge John A. Mahoney's charges
agaihst' the 'Desplaines street police?, ' . - "
' ,ndis thec..riet resuit of these charges going to ben the remoyal of a
police captain 'who has cleaned up the West Side as it never; was cleaned
up.befofei and the,throwing wide open of the entire WestSide?
Assistant: State's Attorrie'y Michael. F. Sullivan is the moving spirit
amon'g:the tfeafsf politicians of .the West Side. ,
t 'SAilljvan is!i Andrew M. Lawrence's appointee in the state's, attorney's
office He liveVin the Eighteenth ward. He backed Gazzoto in the recent,
most .disgraceful of all, Eighteenth,
wardialdermanjc;elections. . '
& Sdflivan -wants'- to Vget" Police
"t Captain Meagher. He-has been' sore
at;Meagher,ever since, Meagher ppen
Jy.' defied Sullivan's Hearst-given
f'ower "by appearing in a Brennan
arade whenither-Jate John J. Bren
jian was acandidate fojc. the Eigh-.teetith'-warjd
Is jMahjjney -Being .used? -:And is
sqmedone,afraid that hewil talk just
a jittle tooniuph,?.. - ,
- Before "Mahoney; -mounted , the
bench' in' the1 Desplaines. street court
today, 'MaclayiHoyne's assistant sec
retary, Julian,' had'y'a- secret confer-,
npiiilihiDni Ke caMtiorieii;
the judge to' be careful How'he talked
to newspap'er men. " J'
While court Was in sessions-Julian
sat on the bench with Mahoney, and
whispered to. him several, times. . 1
When the morning session was
over, Julian, took. Mahoney. out to
lunch with orMahoney'took Julian
out to lunch, with him, one, or the
Mahoney's charges as to conditions
on the West Side would, be almost too
Tidiculous to mention'were it not for
tie way iriwhich they are. being used,
to set the' scalp of h'qnest police offi
cers'. - ' '
The judge.who .ljas been-sittingOn ,