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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 22, 1913, Image 1

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STRANGEST SCHOOL COMMENCEMENT OF THE
SEASON HELD BY WORKHOUSE SCHOLARS
THE DAY BOOR
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D, Cochran, ggggss u 49no 500 South Peoria St
Editor and Publisher.
398
TeL Monroe 353.
VOL 2, NO. 200 Chicago, Thursday, May 22, 1913
ONE CENT
THE HE ARST-HOYNE MOUNTAIN HAS LABORED
AND BROUGHT FORTH A SQUEAKY MOUSE
The "Crime Truse' Has Petered Out,' the "Jackroller"
Sensation is Flabbergasted, and Chances for a Real
Investigation of Election Frauds Last Fall Are
Chasing Themselves Through the Courts.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
The public can begin to see the real purpose of the "jackroller" and
' "crime trust" newspaper sensations as the politicians run off the reel and
show "their game in moving pictures.
The recount of last fall's vote on state's attorney showed such glaring
difference between the vote as cast and as counted in the original count
that it was apparent there had been a desperate effort to make the result1
of that vote what some politicians wanted it to be, rather than what the
voters wanted it to be.
In nearly every precinct it was found, in the recount, that Hoyne had
been credited with more votes than were actually counted for him, and that
Cunnea had not been credited with votes that were cast for him.
Besides that, there was evidence tending to show that straight party
ballots had been marked with the short pencil by election crooks, so as to
make votes count for candidates the voters did not'vote for.
Hoyne himself should have insisted on an honest count and should
have been entirely willing to have a special grand jury and a special state's
attorney, one who had no personal interest in the matter. thoroughly in
vestigate these suspicious circumstances and find out the truth.
But he took no such position. On the contrary he violently opposed
the selection of a special state's attorney, or any investigation by a special
grand jury. And, although Judge Cooper instructed the present regular
grand jury to investigate election frauds, Hoyne kept the jury busy on an
alleged "crime trust," conveniently brought into being by the Hearst patpers,
and ably exploited by them, and all other papers as well, except The Day
Book. .

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