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NOON EDITION NOON EDITION
THE LITTLE HEIRESS; OR THE HUNTED LOOK
BY MORRIS, STARTS IN THIS ISSUE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher,
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 248 Chicago, Saturday, July 19, 1913
ANNENBERG, THE TRIBUNE GUNMAN,
INDICTED FOR ASSAULT TO KILL
Grand Jttry Finds Evidence in Bel ford Shooting Case
Strong Enough to Hold Circulation Manager '.
Tribune Still Defends Its Boss-Gunman.
Max Annenberg, the Chicago Daily
Tribune's boss gunman and circula
tion manager, was indicted for as
sault to murder Alexander Belford,
by the grand jury last night.
The grand jury returned the in
dictment after fifteen witnesses of
the shooting had told the jurors how
they saw it occur.
They testified that Annenberg
stood up in the Tribune automobile,
aimed a revolver in the direction of
Belford and fired, and that at the
time he, did so Annenberg was in no
danger whatsoever and was not being
threatened with bodily harm.
Despite the action of the grand
jury, the Tribune this morning show
ed plainly that it intends to defend
its boss gunman to the last, and to
save him from punishment for the
shooting if its power be great enough.
State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne, on
the other hand, says that the evi
dence in the case plainly shows An
nenberg to be guilty, and that he is
certain of a conviction.
Hoyne says he is determined to rid
the city of the newspaper gunmen
who have terrorized it for the last
thirteen years no matter what the
Hoyne's sincerity in this can hard
ly be judged until gunmen eihployed
by sometrust newspaper other than
the Tribune commit some crime.
What Hoyne does then will decide
Hoyne's sincerity now.
Hoyne took personal charge of the
Annenberg case before the grand
jury because of the attempts on the
part of the Tribune to block the
prosecution of its hoss gunman.