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more advertising cash'thatf any pub
licity feature of the .Same class in
the city during the past three months.
The ads are signed by John S.
Capper, who, whllehis brother is
under indictment iorperjury, has
often printed the statement lately
that "it pays to tell the truth when
Witnesses from Clabaugh's bureau
here are to tell what happened in. the
Hotel Sherman and Charles W. Cap'
per's part in it On the night of Dec.
26, 1911, John A. Maloney, chief
clerk in the comptroller's office, Mil
waukee, registered at the Hotel Sher
man under the name of John W.
Martin. With him was a woman
named Grace Morton, alias Eva Mas
sey, who ran a house known in Mil
waukee for degenerate practices in
side its doors.
The same night Charles W. dap
per came down from Milwaukee and
registered at the Sherman forroom
1018, close to room 1004, where Ma
loney and the Morton woman were.
When Capper was called before the
grand jury April 16 he denied having
seen Maloney and the Morton wom
an at the Hotel Sherman. Maloney
was competed, sentenced to' six
months in prison and a $500 fine.
Hotel registers and sleeping car
tickets were brought in to show Ma
loneys guilt. He took Grape Mor
ton across all the eastern states.
With his conviction, federal district
attorneys said it was a case of com
mercialized vice, that Maloney was
on the job tryng to get the Morton
woman located in her profession in
some other city so that her danger
ous tongue and memory for names
would be out of the way in Milwau
kee. Hotel Sherman records figured a
the evidence on which Capper was
later indicted. These records, ac
cording to former Chief Investigator
Bruff, showed that drinks were
served in room 1004 the night Ma
loney and Grace Morton were there
and the drinks were charged1 to the 1
account of Charles" W: Capper 'ofthe"
firm which ras a haberdashery in the
Hotel Sherman building. Other evi
dence bearing on Capper's presence
in the HotelSherman that night and.
his meeting the two friends was
brought m- "
Charles W- Capper is now out on
$10,000 bonds. He is running the
Milwaukee store fit Capper & .Cap
per. The minimum federal penalty
for perjury Is .six months In prison.
HOYNE HAS ANOTHER CON MAN
Overshadowing the factthat Roy
Jones will probably go before the
special grand jury to testify "on what
he knows", was the information re
ceived 'yesterday regarding the cap
ture of another "con man" who is
now the guest" of State's Attorney
Hoyne at one of the downtown
John Monroe, one of those indicted
Thursday, is said to be the man held
and this morning he will again be
questions by Hoyne.
Hoyne, when asked what he in
tended to do regarding the report of
Investigator Altz of the crime com
mission, who said that 300 hand
books in Chicago were paying $50 a
week to the police, said lie yould
only start to' prosecute when infor
mation was brought him.
"There is one feature which seems
significant," he Bald. "Some time
ago 20 men were indicted by the
grand jury on information given me
by First Deputy Sup't Schuettler. If
you go over the names you will find
that not one was ever connected with
the Mont Tennes outfit. Draw your
FITZPATRICK, AT OPEN FORUM
John Fitzpatrick, president of Chi
cago -Federation of Labor, will ad
dress the open forum of the Grrce
church, 15th and Wabash, tomorrow
night on "Violence and Graft in the