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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 31, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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ONE C5NT,
BOSS HANDS OUT "DIRTY DOUGH"
VILNA BEING EVACULATED BY RUSSIANS
SOUTH WALES MINERS WIN A BIG VICTORY;
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 285 Chicago, Tuesday, August 31, 1915
398
FORMER SIEGEIrCOOPER
MAN NOW A CONVICT
7 )
Looks as Though 15,000 Depositors Who Lost $2,500,
000 in Bank Crash Won't Get a Nickel Henry
Siegel Out in Six Months With 4
$150,000 Cash.
A State street store man who Is
just back from a trip tb Near York
talked to a Day Book reporter about
Henry Siegel, the man who founded
the big department store of Siegel,
Cooper & Co., at State and Van Bu
ren sts.
"Siegel has now served two months
of bis ten-months' sentence to the
state prison in Rochester," he said.
ipn good behavior his sentence will
reduced to eignt ana a naif
Utoths, which means he will prob-
iy be a free man again about next
lary.
reseed in convict grayj Jsnownas
No. 1A,' Siegel sleeps in a 4x9 celL
stands in line with burglars, pick
pockets and murderers and marches
into the dining hall and eats the sim
ple food which goes with convict life.
His work is that of a bookkeeper."
"What's the chance for the bank
depositors of Siegel getting any of
their money back?" was asked the
Day Book's informant
"An awfully slim chance. Siegel
has something like $150,000 of money
to start life over again when he gets
out But he's already a good deal of
a hoodoo. And a hoodoo never getg
far in business.

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