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LAST EDITIQN ' ONE CENT.
CHI. GARMENT WORKERS TO STRIKE?
MAY QUIT FOLLOWING NEW YORK ACTION
9 THAW GETS SEVERE LAST MINUTE JOLTS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Bmfy Except Sunday
VOL.4, NO. 244 Chicago, Wednesday, July 14, 1915 3
BIG CORPORATIONS TO
War on Taxdodgers Won't Stop at MUlwnazrfis Rich
Business Concerns Will Have to Come Through,
Says State's Attorney Hbyne, '
. People thought the limit had been
reached when prosecution of million
aires who refused to pay taxes began.
But State's Att'y Hoyne isn't stop
ping at millionaires. He's going,
after some of the biggest corpora
tions in Chicago. His office force has
been working day and night to get
the dope on the ones who are not
coming across with the tax kale
which should drop in the coffers of
According to Hoyne, certain cor
porations have for years failed to pay
assessments against capital stock.
Under the Illinois law a n can
not be taxed for the stock he owns
in an Illinois corporation.' Instead,
the capital stock of the corporations
is assessed and the corporations col
lect from the stockholders. For years
corporations hare been- evading this
law to the joy of the stockholders.
Hoyne is going to burst their joy bub
ble. He is going to make them pay
their just share of this state's upkeep
or he is going to find out why.
It appears that in many instances
the corporations have been treated so
leniently that assessments have not
even, been made against theav.