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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 06, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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NOON EDITION ONE CENT
FIGHT FOR NEW CHILD LABOR LAW "WACO
KID" IS SOUGHT BY HOYNEMRS. YOUNG'S
SCHOOL BUDGET IS BLOCKED WAR NEWS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 135
Chicago, Saturday, March 61915
398
DANNENBERG MAY TELL ON MORALS
SQUAD BEFORE GRAND JURY
Former Inspector of Morals to Be Called as Witness is
Rumor Around Criminal Court Woman's Letter
Starts Ball Rolling Former "Sleuth" Tells .
of Expense Account Game
Several months ago a woman wrote
a letter to Major Futtkhquser's office.
The letter caused a stir in official cir
cles. It made several, accusations
against other women and some offi
cials. That letter was the beginning of a
fight that seems likely to end in the
grand jury probe of the morals squad
by State's Att'y Hoyne. The writer
of the letter will probably be called
upon to explain her motives for writ
ing. One of the witnesses before the
grand jury, it is rumored, will be For
mer Inspector of Morals William C.
Dannenberg. He was ousted from
the squad because .he and Major
Funkhouser could not agree. But
long before he actually resigned he
had been shoved into the background
and Major Crippen, Funkhousertefelr
low militia man, had been given, tie
real control of the vice "sleuths"
It is generally understood that Danr
nenberg could tell many things if he
cared to open up. At the time of his
retirement from Funkhouser's office
he intimated as much, but said h..
would wait a while.
A grand jury investigation of his
former pals would give Dannenberg
an ideal chance to square account?
with those who caused his ousting.
And it is believed Dannenberg w2l
grab the chance.
In addition to Dannenberg, .nany
other former members of the urate
1 squad wUl be called, to espial tiie
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