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CLAIM ANTWERP WOULD BE EMPTY VICTORY
RUSSIAN ARMY MOVES ON BERLIN
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, HI., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, sflpezg Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. ctgggagu By ..Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 4, NO. 11
Chicago, Friday, Oct. 9, 1914
AFEBLOWERS AND DIPS CALLED BY
HOYNE IN THE CRIME PROBE
Prosecutor Probes Relation Between Police and Crooks
.-Hunt Mysterious Gunman Who Fired First
Two Shots? Police Blamed by Attorney.
Several safeblowers and pickpock
ets will be questioned by State's At
torney Hoyne in an effort to find out
if any protection money was paid a
ring of politicians and police offi
cials. That is the first real outgrowth of
the revolver battle staged by Barney
Bertsche and Bill Egan and Skip
Last night investigators from
Hoyne's office swept through all
parts of the city in search of "pete"
men, gunmen and "dips" who have
It is rumored that there has been
considerable "fixing" going on for
some time. This report will be in
vestigated to the limit.
Barney Bertsche has not yet said
definitely whether he will open up on
the police department or not. Efforts
to get him to talk from the bedside
at St Luke's Hospital have failed.
The state's attorney's office under
stands the game is worked in the fol
lowing, manner: A safe is blown. The
"pete" men make a clean getaway.
The police spread out a dragnet for
all known crooks: They land a sua-