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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 11, 1913, Image 30',
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it when that special grand jury gets
There are still many people who
believe that while Hoyne had enough
votes counted for him, thousands of
them were originally cast for Cunnea
and monkeyed with during the count.
Sure thing, let Congress investi
gate the labor lobby, too. We don't
imagine labor has any objection. The
laws don't show that any labor lobby
got very much from Congress.
One of the cheapest ways to get
something for nothing is to have sev
eral hundred people hustling for
newspaper coupons and give prizes to
only five of them. The remainder get
the pleasure of working for nothing.
The trick is to convince each one
of the several hundred that he will
get one of the prizes. But then Bar
num said a sucker was born every
minute and that the American peo
ple liked to be humbugged.
That mass meeting of the Wo
man's Trade Union League will be
at the Garrick Theater, Randolph be
tween Clark and Dearborn streets,
next Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock.
Don't forget it You'll hear how the
invisible government beat the 54
City Prosecutor Mclnerney can
now take a vacation. Smiley Cor
bett is closing the Lambs' Cafe
promptly at 1 a. m. And there will
be no more George Cohan banquets
There appears to be a lull in the
Pennsylvania depot thing. Has the
foxy Penna. Company got it fixed up?
Pinchbeck, a popular imitation
gold, has about one part of zinc to
ten of copper. The name is often
given to the junk collection of jew
elers, although it is said that not a
tenth of these pieces are made from
Scientists are discovering that
birds have a sixth sense location.
Gentlemen out on a lark sometimes
show it in getting home all alone,
CHARGES JURY WAS LOADED IN
CRISPELL DEATH CASE ' 7
Wilkesbarre, Pa., July 11. Bitted
warfare has broken out between Cor
oner Marley and District Attorneys
John H. Bigelow because of the verr
diet rendered last night in the case
of Alice Crispwell, whose body was,
found In Harvey's Lake last Monday.:
The coroner's jury, which Detec:
tive McKelvey now charges was-;
packed with coroner's deputies, prac
tically exonerated Herbert Johns;
sweetheart of the murdered girl.
McKelvey charges that the jury
went about its work, not as if it
intended to find the guilty person
but as if it intended to clear the
name of the accused person Johns..
McKelvey says he did not present,
his strongest case to the coroner'si
jury because he saw it would be no
use. "Why," he said, today, "three ofi
the jurors were coroner's deputies,11
and loaded to beat the band. r
"I knew it would be useless to at-;
tempt to make out a strong case'
whenever I saw that jury.
"The coroner and his hand-picked
jury acted illegally in bringing in ar
verdict and it was just as I expected.'
The coroner's jury is for the purpose,
of determining the cause of death
and who committed the crime, if pos-.
sible, but not who is innocent of the
crime. Furthermore, their verdict;
wasn't signed and is illegal.
"I believe Alice Crispwell was mur
dered," said Coroner James F. Far
ley, in answer to this onslaught, "but
the failure of the county detectives
and state police to produce any tan- .
gible evidence at the inquest justifies
the verdict rendered.
"The detectives led us to believe
they really had some evidence, but
thy failed to present any. Their -work
was a miserable failure. I used
my own deputies as jurors so they
would be repaid for the effort they
made in the case. The law provides
no other way for paying them. The
state police and county detectives are