Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
LAST EDITION - ; LAST EDITION
HUNDREDS KILLED IN THREE BIG CLASHED
BETWEEN AUJSTRIANS AND SERVIANS- -
EUROPEAN POWERS UP IN THE AIR
; Entered as Second-Clas3 Matter April 21; 1914731 "the PostofficePaV
:f . Chicago,.!., Under the Act of March 3, 1879. '
' THE DAY BOOK
; An Adless Newspaper, Dc&iyS Except Sunday-
' N. D. Cochran, gggggsg Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. v By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria, Sj; 398 . Chicagg,.S3aYear.
VOL. 3, NO. 257 Chicago, Thursday, July 30, 1M4 ONE CENT
CHIEF OLEASON GETS IN BAD WITH
HEARST BUNCH SifEB LEVEE AFFAIR
Gleason Confers With Mayor and Gives His Yersion of,
Birns Killing rCalls It-Accident Hearstites Call
It-. Plot Mayor Breaks With Kenna.
Chief Gleason is reported, as being
"forbad" -with the Hearst wing of the'
H.-H. faction, following his refusal
to place the "blame for the'kflllng.o'f
Officer Stanley Birns on the shoulders-
of redlight gunmen. i
- Gleason turned in a report to the
mayor this morning upon Harrisonfs
return from Michigan that was fhe
very!bpposite of the-tale Jthat has been
flashed "out every day 'by the news
paper bosses. - "
exchanging shots with members of
the- moral squad and "his death was
caused only by a mistake,
t That there is noevidence to prove
that levee gunmen were connected
With shooting, as all of the thirty-five
bullets wertf from the guns of police
men. "That the rtdlight was in good con
ditipn before the shooting.
The mayor seemed impressed by
the chief's statement But he "also
talked with State's Att'y Hoyne, who,
In his report the chief said: I
: That Staeyrflajaaeafe 1
xuiuu&u uie ucwmjajgyw am unLLlrtJJ4
a -- -J-.-
jaflt. , , j