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LOW WAGES BLAMED
IN DEATH OF GIRL IN
WELLS AND RITCHIE
FIGHT FOR 133-POUND
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postofflce at
Chicago, ., "Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
Art Adless fifjetvspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, "- gjgflS. Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. tTsl By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St." 398 Chicago, $3 a Yean,
VOL. 3, NO. 237
Chicago, Tuesday, July 7, 1914
MONEY TRUST ACCUSED OF BEING
CAUSE OF LORIMER BANK CRASH
Big- Financiers, Angered at Larimer's Entrance Into
Banking Game, Said To Have "Got? Him Fol
lowing Fall From Senate.
The money trust of the West is
charged -with being the-real factor in
the failure of the LaSalle Street
Trust & Savings Bank, the Lorimer
It is this powerful combine more
than anything else that is blamed
for the erasement of Lorimer, fol
lowing his ousting from the United
Information to this effect was
given toja Day Book reporter by
three officials who have close points
of contact with the money trust. 0n
informant is an executive officer in.
a surety company that lost $150)000
in the blow-up.
The reporter said to him: "This
crash has been a long time coming.
State Auditor Brady, after a con
ference with his bondsman, Ed Til
den, touched a match to the whole
works and sent it up. But who laid
the fuse? Who put the pressure on.
The reply was: "The real inside
pressure came from the Chicago end
of the money trust. It was engineer
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