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NOON EDITION NOON EDITION
BECKER IS AGAIN THINK GAMBLING WAR
FOUND GUILTY IN
CAUSED MADISON ST.
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, sf&SSjj&t Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. Ig By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year. '
VOL. 3, NO. 201
Chicago, Saturday, May 23, 1914
MEISENBERG PAID THE BIG PRICE
WHY WORRY ABOUT HIS RECORD?
Sammy Meisenberg Became One of Chicago's Most
Eminent and Respectable Citizens What Differ' ,
ence Does It Make How Many Mistakes
He Made, So LongAs He Finally
, - Gave Up His Life?,
BY N. D. COCHRAN ,
Several letters have come to The Day Book asking that Sammy Meisen
berg's record In Chicago before he joined the navy be published giv
ing the inference that it was shady. .
But why? If the police authorities Jand all others wiped out the past,
and worshipped Meisenberg as a hero after he was killed at Vera Cruz in
the performance of his duty, what good would it do any of the rest of us to
kick up a fuss about the past now?
No matter what that record may have been, Sammy has paid the price.
He iS'dead; and, accprding to the general way of looking at war, he died an.