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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 24, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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LAST EDtriON! - . ' ' " LAST JEpiTION
SIX .NEW INDidTMENTS IN GRAFT INQUIRY
GERMAN PLANE DROPS BOMB ON DOVER
THE DAY BOOK
. An Adltm Ntutpmper, Daily Except Sunday,
- N. 4D. Cchrar, , 4 ijiJfflfflFr Telephones:
EsTttr and liiWir. JF- Editorial Monroe 353.
SOD South fosrk 3b, .awt CjrcuiatiaaHHonrda 3826,.
VOU4,flO.'7& Chicago, ThUrsday, pec 124; 194 ONE-CENT
HOYNE GOES AFTER BIG FELLOWS IN
WAR AGAINST TAXDODGERS
I. - - r
Special Grand Jury To Hpar Connection ' Between,
Politics and Reduction in Taxes Important Wit-
ness Foimd George Lyons) 'the: "Consclen-
'' ' " tkms5Ikith," Caught By'Hpyne Si
' State's -Attorney Hpyne is, going to
celebrateChifstmas by drawing up
the .final details of iis case against
Wealthy taxdodgers. 'Today" in the
criminal, court' it -was rumored that
HOyne had the; "goods"' on certain
politicians --who had a stand-in with
wealthy businessrmen. through their
abflity. to swing taxes.; ; .
Prominent business men' in the
loop will also be. called' in! the.grtod
iury Investigation !ofTpm Webb,
memh.er,-9f thejBoari of aBeview'and
a-possible. csiMl&ior mayor They
willibe asked if 'tk sW'of their taxes;
hinged on the size of the-contracts
for coffee they made vwjth thejPuhl
Webb coffee housed -in v which Tom
Webb 'isa jpartner.
: Hoyne "intended springing sensa
tional witnesses today before the spe-,
bial grand jury,, but 'the addition of
another witness whose name he re
fused to give caused a. switch in hk
plani. It is now said that he will
'strike. at many "higher-ups" either
Saturday .morning or Monday.
Maxwell Edgar, whose work 4.
prosecuting cases against big tax
..dsdgei w&ich wpre Drought un by-
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