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Q "And what are the facts as to
whether he left you with relation to
the cause? Did you give him any
cause of any kind?"
A"I did not"
Q "Did you quarrel with him?"
A "I did not."
Att'y George Rush for Mrs. Keehn
then showed the judge an agreement
between the parties. In this pact
To put $20,000 in trust and with
the Chicago Title and Trust Co. and
let Mrs. Keehn have the income.
To give Mrs. Keehn the custody of
9-year-old "Roy Keehn, Jr.
To visit him occasionally, pay his
expenses and to educate him.
To pay her $250 a month alimony.
To give her $1,000 cash.
To have his life insured for $20,
000 and pay the-premiums.
And to pay court costs.
Mrs. Keehn loses allher rights un
der the contract if she remarries.
Judge Poell looked the paper over
and signed the decree giving the
Keehns the freedom wished.
HEALEY ACCUSED OF TAKING $28,000 GRAFT
IN COSTELLO1 CONFESSION
Chief Healey has collected $28,000
, in underworld graft since July 1, ac
cording to the confession of Tom
Costello, one of the uBjg Three."
This was the amount given out by
State's Att'y Hoyne today. This mo
ney is said to have been wrung from
women of the streets.
-Hoyne said that these figures rep
resented only what Costello alone
days he gave the police chief. It was
reported at the criminal court Cos
'tello has made an extended confes
sion giving dates and places which
will be used before the grand jury.
Detectives from Hoyne's office
swooped down upon the morals court
this morning and arrested two wom
en who were on trial for soliciting.
They were taken to Hoyne's office in
a taxicab and closeted with the pro
secutor and his aids for over an hour.
At the end of that time Hoyne an
nounced that the woman .had made
statements, involving several police
officials, detective-sergeants and pa
trolmen who have been stationed at
West Side stations at one time or an
other. It is believed that Hoyne will
ask tor new warrants before the
week is oyer.
Hoyne also said that prominent
Masons and clubmen had passed the
hat at the South Shore Country cliib
' Jast night in an effort to raise a de-
-fense ftind-fbr Chief fifealey. Wnen
Healey first ran afoul of Hyne and
was indicted a defense fund of $15,
000 was raised for him.
Herman P. Schuettler, newly ap
pointed chief of police, was at his'
office greeting all comers this 'morn
ing. He would not discuss a report
that Healey may be suspended when
the appointment of Schuettler'is con
firmed.'r The future treatment of Healey
will decide the real authority of the
new chief. The civil service laws ex
plicitly states that when any member
ber of the police dept. is Indicted he
should be suspended from the force
until he is exonerated in court. This
rule was followed out in the case of ,
Capt. Halpin, Capt. Storen, Walter
O'Brien and others who have been
indicted. The City Hall fans are
wondering if Healey -will be treated
State's Att'y Hoyne's vice and
graft investigation appears still in its
infancy. Despite, the appointment
of Herman F. Schuettler as chief of
police, Hoyne continued to' dig into
the alliance between crooked police
and underworld lords.
New information has directed
Hoyne's guns on the lower Norta
Side. It is. said that he has received
information that seriously involves a
high member pf the mayor's political
fajnily and a police official whom