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That makes 75 per cent, or $750,
000. But then look at the fun Jim's
SLEUTH BUREAU STILL BAD,
SAYS HOYNE RAPS JUDGE
That the same crowd, with wire
tappers, the arson crowd and clair
voyant trust is still in control of the
detective bureau was the intimation
contained in a letter from State's
Att'y Hoyne to Mayor Thompson.
He asked for the suspension of
Sergeant John Dempsey, pal of Big
Bill Egan, accused policeman in the
graft trials. Dempsey, he says will be
indicted as soon as the September
grand jury convenes. The charge
will be perjury committed while
Dempsey was a witness for Egan
"I feel that so long as the influence
that directed the detective ' bureau
.and the police department during the
operation of the arson band, the
clairvoyant crowd and the wire tap
ping gang, is still in control, little im
provement can be expected in the
'Smat-1 crime situation in Chicago," declared
Judge Pomeroy of the Juvenile
Court was also raked by Hoyne in a
stiff statement Pomeroy had been
called by the attorneys for the accus
ed policemen to tell what he saw at
the shooting on Randolph St., last
Hoyne criticized Pomeroy because,
knowing that the state's attorney
was seeking witnesses of the battle
for purposes of prosecution, he fail
ed to come forward and tell what he
"If he witnessed the shooting,"
Hoyne declared, "I should think Utet
he would come forward and aid the
prosecution before the attorneys for
the defense would get his name as a
Doggone the luck there goes
Mrs. Potter Palmer killing another
good newspaper story.
Chicago's leading old lady now
says she is NOT going to learn to
This is one turrible Now to Chicago
Life is sure just one durned thing
The most violent thing Mrs. Palmer
does now is to take tea at the Black
stone. And we'll bet she didn't inhale it,
All the same it's kinda tough that
Mr. Katherine Barker doesn't get the
dough as well as the girl.
And there appears to be no way to
convert all that newspaper advertis
ing into cold cash.
Now that Germany has taken War
saw the smartest thing' it can do is
to put Poland back on the map.
Give Poland to the Poles.
The local newspapers don't look so
awful fat with advertising,
ter, boys? Business dull?
They say Carvalho, Hearst's big
financial man, is in town. Must be
Probably cutting down expenses.
If anybody is in need of rain we
know where there is "plenty of it
They do say Hoyne will soon ex
plode a bomb under the police de
partment that will make a very loud
And show up some of the real higher-ups.
When the war broke out Og Ar
mour wired his London agent to tell
King .George the packers were with
And now Georgie is holding up the
And in spite of Lawyer Alf Urion's
well-known beef trust diplomacy at
that Men and women crooks taking up
Rumor says Jim Keeley has called bogus Eastland fund subscriptions in
for another assessment on that mil- i region where Western Electric em
lfon dollar fund. 1 ployes live.