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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postofilce afl
Chicago, HI., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Aidless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.4, NO. 12
Chicago, Saturday, Oct. 10, 1914
HOYNE HUNTS "DEATH AUTO" CREW
IN POLICE SHOOTING SCANDAL
Prosecutor Probes Report That Gunmen Patrolled Loop
.Find New Witnesses Detective Bureau Is Rot
ten, SaysHoyne Shakeup Expected.
State's Att'y Hoyne today started
an investigation into a report that
there was an organized effort made
to put somebody out of the way as
a result of the feud between Bareny
Bertsche and Sergeant Bill Egan.
A report that a closed automobile
filled with gunmen had patrolled the
loop for four days previous to last
Wednseday's street battle looking for
human prey is now being traced
down by the chief prosecutor.
Various rumors are afloat concern
ing the object of this "death auto"
prew. Just which faction was behind
the crew, if any, is not definitely
Hoyne and his secretary, Edward
Fleming, are now working on a new
bearing upon the motive for the
shooting. Mysterious witnesses have
been questioned at length and it is
said valuable information has been
Hoyne also took exception to the
statement of Chief Gleason in which
he roasted the state's attorney's of
fice for interfering with police affairs.
"I told him that I did hot propose
to let him or any other police pfficer