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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 23, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12',
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truthfully be said to be pitching for
his health, though of course he also
draws down some cash stipend for
Several years ago, while pitching
for the Boston Red Sox, Anderson
was studying dentistry on the stde.
Finally he decided to give up base
ball and follow his other profession.
He bought out the practice of an old
tooth-carpenter down in Georgia
and hit 1.000 in the prosperity
Finallly his health broke under the
strain. A physician advised him to
take a long rest and be outdoors as
much as possible. The Federals, just
starting up, offered an opportunity
and Anderson grabbed it, signing up
with Buffalo. He soon regained his
health and last year was regarded by
many as the best heaver in the now
McGraw heard of Anderson's prow
ess and when the Feds blew the
Giant boss bought him.
Remember George Odom, master
jockey of other days? Weir, he's still
doing great things in the turf world
and bids fair to win as many honors
as trainer as he ever did as a race
Odom has just added the good 2-year-old
Pris cilia and the 3-year-old
Marse Henry to the stable he has col
lected for Theodore Smith and vet
eran horsemen say if he doesn't
make a success of it something must
be wrong with the nags. Odom has
been remarkably successful to date,
but his winning horses have been
MEANWHILE THE RICH FOLKS
ARE GETTING AWAY WITH IT
With a giggle, the trust press is
telling how State's Att'y Hoyne lost
his fight on Julius Rosenwald to soak
the philanthropic millionatre.for not
filing a schedule of his taxes.
The supreme court decided that
the law under which Hoyne sought
to force Judge Harry Fisher to per
mit the prosecution of Jacob Kesner, ,
mulci-millinaire loop property hold
er, on taxdodging charges was no
good. It was Hoyne's intention to
start after Rosenwald if Kesner was
whipped in the legal batle.
The bump at the hands of the su
preme court ended one of the most
spectacular tax campaigns ever seen.
As an example to taxdodgers,
Hoyne caused the indictment of Ju
lius Rosenwald, who is credited with
holding $30,000,000 worth of Sears
Roebuck mail order stock.
Return of the true bill against Ju
lius caused some excitement among
taxdodgers and for days rich men
were calling Hoyne's office in an ef
fort to settle with the state and avoid
The trust press on the afternoon
of his indictment played the story
hard. The Journal had a "scoop"
and put the story on the street before
the bill was returned against the
As a result of this, the city editor 1
of the Journal was called before the
grand jury and questioned, but not
On the morning following the
break of the story, led by the Herald,
the trust press started making ex-'
cuses for the millionaire who failed
to file a schedule.
Hundreds of big business men
were quoted.and they were one in
denouncing this attack on the "di
vine rights" of the taxdodging rich.
Hoyne was panned hard, especially
by the Herald and News.
Upon this case Hoyne has based
his proposed wealthy taxdodger cam
paign. Action now will be halted un
til a better tax law can be passed in
the legislature. Meanwhile the "phil
anthropic" rich are getting away
with it (
A century ago Verdun, now the
pivot of the struggle on the western
front, was virtually an English town.
It was there that Napoleon in 1803
interned most of the English tourists