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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 12, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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din conference, said he was planning
action against Hoyne and his assist
ants for their action in raiding the
City .Hall. He said such action was
a violation of the statejiot law.
Ass't State's Att'y Berger dropped
the hint yesterday that William Lut
hardt, sec'y to Chief Healey, was in
volved in the present trouble.
The City Hall crowd got severe
chills yesterday when the grand jury
voted unanimously not to allow Chief
Healey to appear before that body in
a game to secure immunity. This is
taken to mean that the grand jury is
giving serious attention to conditions
in the City Hall.
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BUCK SAYS PAST ATTEMPTS TO
GET RECORDS FAILED
"Three times the past year orders
were passed by the city council de
manding from the police department
the 'records now in possession of
State's Att'y Hoyne," said Aid. Buck
of cpuncil police committee. "Maj.
Funkhouser, under instructions from
' Chief Healey, refused to let us see
the records.
"Francis A. Hanna, an aid of
Funkhouser, was ready to let the
council police committee see the rec
ords in the Hotel Morrison case. Mr.
Hana's readiness was punished by
charges, trial and dismissal from the
department
"Secretary of police records has
gone so far now that the aldermen
who vote the money approp'riatipns
for maintenance of the police depart
ment are unable to get at the records.
Aldermen therefore await expectant
ly the disclosures there may be in the
documents seiezed by the state's at
torney." o o
Galveston, Tex. British gov't has
warnd all British shipping to. remain
in Atlantic ports, advising shipmas
ters and owners they will sail at own
risk.
London. Daily Mail came out this
morning in favor of woman suffrage, i
NATIONAL CAMPAIGN WARMS
UP CHARGES FLY
New York, Oct 12. For the first
time during the present campaign
there was a "hop" put on the political
ball today at both Republican and
Democratic headquarters.
"Driwel," "statements absolutely
untrue" and other personalities were
hurled(back and forth across 42d St.,
which is all that materially divides
the offices of Republican Chairman
Willcox from those of Democratic
Chairman McCormick.
The first "stuft" was put on the
ball by Chairman McCormick when
he was asked about the widely-published
statement of Victor Ridder to
day. "We have no professional propa
gandists sitting at the desk of the
national chairman over here issuing
statements against the United States
government," said McCormick.
"As for the Hughes attitude, ex
pressed in United Press dispatches
that he regards himself a 'potential
president' and can therefore not an
swer carges, I would casually re
mark that Mr. Hughes' potentiality
still consists of 100 per cent candi
dacy." o o i
BITS OF NEWS
Nelso'n Hackett, Chicago Heights,
shot wife, Pearl, three times, then
killed self. Wife dying.
Jos. Le Due, 5003 Sheridan rd., who
has been at bedside of wife who was
shot in Phiadelphia hotel two weeks
ago, returned today. Mrs. Le Due
recovering.
Stuart Keelin, 3, 4317 Vista ten,
dead, result of swallowing steam
from tea kettle spout. Scalded lungs.
Patrolman Andrew Hanreddy, Irv
ing Paijk station, suspended and
faces trial board hearing on charge
of drinking in uniform, according to
Capt. J. D. McCarthy.
Mrs. J. L. Needham, 4311 Kenmore1
av., bought auto yesterday. Was
stolen last night.
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