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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 18, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1',
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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice a
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, -fSx. TeI Monroe 353-
Editor and Publisher. HgUP By Mail, Except in
,500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 247 Chicago, Saturday, July 18, 1914 ONE CENT
GLEASON TO MAKE SEVERAL RAIDS -BIG
POLICE SHAKE-UP COMING
Killing of Detective Birns Leads to City-Wide War on
Vice Meagher to Get Ryan's Place, Is Report
Gleason, Peeved at Morals Squad, Will Act.
Many things promise to result from
the hair-tngger gunplay started by
members of the morals squad in the
South Side levee Thursday night.
Chief Gleason is still angry over
the killing of Detective Sergeant
Stanley Birns in a manner that has
made the" entire city disgusted 'with
As a first move Chief Gleason has
decided to take from the morals
squad the exclusive privilege of ex
perimenting with vice in Chicago and
has decided to start a campaign of
Several squads will be formed and
they will comb the city. It is even
promised that for the first time the
raids oft he police will not be con
fined to the 22d street district, but
will extend from the badlands of 63d
street to "Little Paris," out around
Tonight several raids are contem
plated in the 22d street district, the
East Chicago avenue district, Wilson
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