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BILLIE BURKE TELLS WHEN TROUSERS ARE A
BIG BENEFIT TO WOMEN STORY INSIDE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran, -gSBBs 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and Publisher, p 398 m Monroe 353.
VOL.2, NO. 258 Chicago, Thursday, July 31, 1913 ONE CENT
HOYNE CHARGES THE TRIBUNE WITH
TRYING TO THWART JUSTICE
Tells of a Meeting In the Tribune Office the Day After.
Max Annenberg Shot Alexander Bel ford
M cCormick and Editor Beck Present. '
Late yesterday State's Attorney Hoyne gave a statement to all the
newspapers, in which.he charged that Tribune officials and.employes were
trying to thwart justice in the matter, of the shooting-of Alexander Belford '
by Max Annenberg, circulation manager of the .Tribune.
The only morning paper that printed the statement was the Examiner,
and the only evening paper that used it today was the American. All others
in the newspaper trust ignored it entirely.
In this signed statement the state's attorney makes the direct charge
that owners, publishers and managers of the Tribune met .at the Tribune
office the day after the shooting and held a conference -on the policy to be
pursued in defending Max Annenberg; and that on, the next day following
R. R. McCormick and Managing Editor Beck conspired to thwart the efforts
of the public prosecutor and prevent the 'bringing of Annenberg to justice.
.Following Js State's Attorney Hoyne's signed statement in full:
"TO THE PEOPLE OF COOK.
"By virtue of my election as state's
attorney ,o Cook County it became
my sworn duty to prosecute all who
offend against the law, from the
sneak thief to the murderer from
the confidence man to the greatest,
corporation that issues illegally its.
watered stocks1 and bonds no other
man or official can .serve the people,
in this capacity and discharge this
duty." In the performance of this dutjfl