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IN $117,000 GRAFT
SAYS L C. RAILROAD
IS IN ARREARS FROM,
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice a? "
Chicago, m., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
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VOL. 3, NO. 249
Chicago, Tuesday, July 21, 1914
DISGRACED OFFICIAL FINDS REAL
HUMANITY AMONG CONVICT PALS
Was Spurned By Former Friends Says Members of His
Former Exclusive Social Sphere Can Learn
Tolerance From Striped Pariahs
San Quentin Prison, Cal., July 21.
"I had to go to the penitentiary and
live among those the world has made
outcasts, to gain a lasting faith in the
essential goodness of humanity."
It was a strange admission to come
from the lips of a man upon whom
fortune had bestowed an irreproach
able name and high social station and
whom greed for "easy money" had
dashed into the lowest depths of dis
grace, garbing him. in convict's
Seated in the prison office here, on
the eve of liberation by parole after
a three-year term for accepting a cor
poration's bribe, Henry Dalton, form
er county assessor of Alameda, CaL,
was telling of his determination to
beat back to a respected station in
the world that had spurned him.
He has been, perforce, the compan
ions of thieves, garroters and mur
derers behind these grim walls. He
has rubbed elbows with "desperate"
felons. And from these, he declares
he has learned deeper lessons of
friendliness, tolerance, sympathy and