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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 09, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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LAST OF MARY PICKFORD'S LIFE SERIES IN
TODAY SAYS TEACHERS WHIPPED SMALL
BOY HOYNE FIGHTS CHAS. B, MUNDAY PLEA
THE DAY BOOK
An Adles Newspaper Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 164 Chicago, Friday, April 9, 1915
393
HOYNE COMPLETES POLICE GRAFT
CASES-'WACO KID" IS CAUGHT?
Rumor Says-Ex-Con ManVill Go Before Grand Jury
and Reveal Dealings With Police Former Clair- '
voyant's Story Leads to New Indictments
T The arrest of another member, of
the band of con men connected with
Imperial building outfit Is b'elieyed to
have been affected by State's Attor
ney Hoyne's office. This was report
ed after the prosecutor turned up
with another valuable witness in the
police graft cases in the person of Ed.
McCabe, "formerly one of the Michi
gan av. clairvoyant gang.
On good authority the man. report
ed under arrest is said to be te
"Wacjp Kid." lloyne Is an interview
once said that the arrest and confes
sion of the "Kid" would be the last
link in the chain of evidence against
indicted members of the police de
partment "Waco Kid" was, a, pal of Clarence
Gfciss and Ed Bice, who made 4their-MoqtiTcittKflrWnIirfiftAitati
already confessed! but the "Kid" is
needed-o substantiate the charges
made against the police, by Rice,
McCabe said thai he and a fellow
clairvoyant, Jake Strauss, gave $500
to two policemen that came to arrest
them and that on account of paying
the money they were, allowed to ojh
erate.
McCabe said he was a drug, clerk in
the New Southern hotel until Frank
Ryan, alias "Prof. Milton," induced
him to get his hand in on the,clair!
voyant game.
McCabe also said that'after pay
ing the first $50.0 he was constantly
bled by the police.
On the strength of McCabe's story
new indictments were returned,
against ''Big- Bill" Egan and "Walter
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