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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 11, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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LAST EDITION ONE CENT,
SCHOOL COMMITTEE ADJOURNS HEARING
IS POLICE SYSTEM TO BE SMASHED?
PECULIAR SITUATION DOWN IN MEXICO.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 268 Chicago, Wednesday, August 11, 1915 398
STATE ST. STORES ARE
SHOWN AS TAX HOGS
Want to Load $1,000,000 of Taxes Off Loop and Onto 1
Little Fellows Outside, Says Letter of Hoyneto ,
Review Board Get Wise to This Tax Dope,
One million dollars of taxes will be
lifted off land owners in the loop and
loaded onto land owners outside the
lo'op if the State street .stores get
what they ask of the Board of Re
view. From Jimmy Simpson of Marshall
Field & Co. on to Eddie Hiilman of
Hillman's every big and little depart
ment store on State st was repre
sented on the committee that came
before the board last week for a tax
cut.
These merchants feed ad money to
he trust newspapers. And not a trust
paper has raised a kick against ths
proposed grab of $1,000,000. State's
Attorney Hoyne, however, will fight
the grab.
This letter from Hoyne to the board
may be hard reading in spots, but it's
a big flashlight on the hog game of
the State street crowd. Hoyne writes
Thomas Webb, Fred BJocki and
Frank Ryan of the board this letter:
Gentlemen I am informed that at
a hearing the other day of the ques
tion as to whether or not the asses
sors' valuations of loop property
should be reduced to the .present leveL
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