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being an enemy of the trusts. They
claim there is a clairvoyants' trust.
What is a greater trust than the
H.-H. political trust.
"Hearst says he wants justice. And
yet because he owns 10,000,000 acres
of land in Mexico he wants to plunge
this country into a war so that his
property might be protected.
"Maclay Hoyne is not a policeman.
He is an officer of the court, but so
am I. He has taken the same oath
I have. But through the political
prestige of his office he can make
the police do his bidding.
"Why did he kidnap the returning
prisoner from the governor's messen
ger and take him around over three
states so that his friends could not
bring him to court on a writ of
habeas corpus? Mr. Hoyne said he
was afraid of the press. If Mr. Hoyne
is right what has he got to fear from
the press. I'm not afraid of the press.
I feel that I'm doing my duty.
"I'll tell you what he wanted. He
wanted to get Ryan away by him
self so he would induce him to tes
tify against Bertsche, and then he
would go to Bertsche and try and in
fluence Bertsche to testify against
McWeeny and Halpin. Is that justice
is that befitting the great office of
the state's attorney of Cook county?
We you and I are paying Hoyne's
salary. That office downstairs is our
office and not his office. He is work
ing for us.
"This plot partly worked. They
got McWeeny about a month ago,
but they haven't got Halpin yet.
"If these men on trial had been
willing to perjure themselves there
would have been two other defend
ants on trial here today McWeeny
and Halpin. And the newspa'pers
would be full of sensations and the
red ink supply of the Chicago Exam
iner office would be trebled. And al
so there would have been a new can
didate for governor at the next election."
NEWS OF THE DAY CONCERNING CHICAGO
Louis Miller, 45, 530 Federal st.,
jackrolled when he fell dead from
heart disease in front of home.
Isaac LaBow found guilty of arson
and Joseph Clarke found not guilty
in connection with fire at LaBow's
furniture store, 1021 S. Halsted st.
Burglar tried four times to enter
Jos. Toborskey's saloon, 233 S. Clin
ton st., and then was shot and
wounded. Fled. Frank Dolley, 22,
1110 W. Congress St., found later suf
fering with bullet wound. Will be
Minority stockholders of Central
Union Telephone Co. were yesterday
grantedinjunction by Judge Dever
restraining company from paying ac
crued interest upon an indebtedness
of $30,000,000 to American Tele
Raising of tug Kenosha, which
rank in river at Lake st., has been
started. Body of cook not yet re
Three armed men entered Anthony
Alessi's saloon, 536 W. 26th st., and
escaped wtih $118.
Frank Blazak, 50, 3005 W. 22d st.,
probably fatally injured by falling
All schools celebrated 50th anniver
sary of delivery of Abraham Lincoln's
Three people hurt when two street
cars collided at Washington and La
Lieut. C. L. JVIcElligott, fire dept.,
sued for divorce. Wife claims he tried
to poison her. Have four children.
Chicago police searching for six-year-old
son of Jose' C. LaMar, Chi
cago man, who shot and killed his
wife and tried suicide in Detroit.
Child is said to have been left here.
Richard E. Hanish, father of "Sun
Cult" head, reported found. Trial
may begin tomorrow.
Mrs. Roasio Cordalona, 211 Ken
sington av., and her baby, hurt when