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I MRS, RAYMOND ROBINS DEMANDS MINIMUM
WAGE AND VOCATIONAL TRAINING
THE DAY BOOK
9 An Adless Dedly Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, gg - 500 South Peoria St
-Editor and Publisher. SP998 TeL Monroe 353.
VOL 2, NO. 209 Chicago, Tuesday, June 3, 1913 ONE CENT
HOWLONG WILL COOK COUNTY JUDGES STAND
FOR NEWSPAPER INTIMIDATION?
Why Did the Hearst-Hoyne Attack on Judge Cooper
Come oh the Day He Was to Appoint a Special
State's Attorney? A Chance for Judge .
Kersten to Stand by a Brother Judge.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
Nobody ought to be fooled, by The Examiner's attack on Judge Cooper
in thematter of the charges vthat he has been too tolerant toward defend
ants in cases of offenses against children.
.IT the charges are true they were just as true long before an attempt
was made to investigate the charges Of fraud in last fall's election of a
state's attorney; and The Examiner didn't bother about them then.
The attack on Judge CddjJer came only after he had done something
that didn't please State'sAttotney Hoyne and Boss Andy Lawrence, pub
lisher of The Examiner; and it ought to have' been plain to every judge on
the bench that an attempt Vas being made to bully and intimidate Judge
Cooper; for the attack in The Examiner came on the morning of the. day
whea Judge Cooper was to appoint a special state's attorney to conduct an
investigation by a special- grand" jury of alleged frauds in the election of a
Hoyne is known as a Hearst Democrat He and Lawrence are as close
as two in a bed politically. And Hoyne has fought at every turn any at
tempt to investigate his own election. .
, Although Judge Cooper instructed the regular grand jury to investi
gate charges of election frauds, State's Attorney Hoyne brought no evi
dence before that jury.
He vigorously opposed the selection of a special state's attorney to
conduct an investigation; and then when, he beeame satisfied that Judge
Cooper would appoint one anyhow, he rushed info Judge Kersten's court
and had one appointed from his own selected list; and it happened to bo
Clyde L. Day, a particular friend of Hoyne.
It was only when it was generally understood that Judge Cooper would
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