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25 INTERNATIONAL UNION PRESIDENTS HAVE
PROTESTED THE HEARST-0DONNELL DEAL
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, Sggfe- 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and 'Publisher. gjg 398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL.2, NO. 271 Chicago, Thursday, Aug. 14, 19f3 ONE CENT
WHAT STARTED THAT FIST FIGHT IN
ENGLEWOOD CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Assistant State s Attorney Hayden Bell Tells How He
Was Pushed, and Then Took a Punch at Lawyer ,
Lyle Law-and-Order League's Law and Order.
For several days the Tribune' gave columns of space to an attack on
the state's attorney's office by, John H. Lyle,. attorney for the Englewood
Law and Order League.
- Finally Assistant State's Attorney Hayden Bell went to a meeting at
the Englewood Christian Church and' attempted to make the explanation
Lyle and the league had demanded. This meeting broke up in a fight in
"Suspecting that the Tribune' had colored the "news" about the cases of
assaults on girls, and wanting the truth about Lyle's charges and' the fight
atlhe church, The Day Book instructed a reporter to get the truth. Here
is his report; together with a signed statement by "Assistant State's Attorney
Bell, and comment by-Acting State's Attorney Frank Johnston:
The truth relative to what hap
pened when Assistant State's Attor
ney Bell tried to explain to the En
glewood Law and Order League just
wherein they were wrong is begin
ning to come out
T.he meeting, which was held Mon
day in the Christian Church, 66th
place and Stewart' avenue,, was fea
tured by a concerted attack upon Bell
by a crowd of "reformers" now being
exploited by the Tribune.
Bell went there to explain to the
league the reason the Goodkind and
Vrettos cases have not been prose
cuted. It is these two cases that the
league's attorney, -John H. Lyle, has