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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 18, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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ONENT-&f
i5i0NE CENT
FENDER FIGHT NEARING SHOWDOWN
STRIKE FUND GROWS PRESIDENT WEDS
TONIGHT SCHOOL BOARD GETS SOME COIN
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 70 Chicago, Saturday, December 18, 1915 398
WIH NKK HUNT CLEAR
POUCEFSTINK?
Officer Who Quit Under Mayor Harrison Now Picked
for Job of Helping Chief Healey Run Crooks
s Out of Chicago.
Charlie Wheeler, Tribune Teporter,
ran into Mayor Thompson at the
Spanish ball in First Regiment ar
mory this morning at 1 o'clock. It
was after supper. He asked the
mayor who and why and what about
the police force. And the mayor for
the first time since he has been in
office came through smashing at the
police force and the police "system"
of Chicago harder even thdn States
Att'y'Hoyne and Aid. Charles E. Mer-
jiam tie, fiercest flJtjcs-sp fait
Along with the mayor's cry, "The
police department of Chicago stinks,"
came the statement from Percy Cof
fin, civil service head, that Nick Hunt,
former, inspector, would be offered
place as chief of detectives. Hunt
says today: "111 take it if it's offered
me!" But
Aid. Henry P. Bergen told a Day
Book reporter today the appointment
of Hunt is against civil service laws
and he will fight it on the council
Ifloor, Besides ctrfl service ogposl-
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