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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 17, 1912, Image 6

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bank in broad daylight and -the
financial district!
AndJast night, the same gang
that did that job held up and
robbed of $10,000 worth of dia
monds (jieorge T. Horth, a jew
eller. And they did it on Thirty
fifth' street, just off Broadway
and less -than 75 yards from the
busiest corner in all New York!
And unfeeling burglar -insur-ancecompanies
have raised their
rates, too.- Yes, sir, bdosted them
up near the skies, and threatened
to-boost them further, if things
keep up.
One big-burglar insurance con
cern has placarded the city in big
black type, with the following in
spiring notice:
"Hold-ups in New York are
more frequent today - than in
South Dakota in the Vigilant
Committee days." -"
The concern probably rneant to
say that hold-ups are more fee5"!
quent m New York-today -than
in South Dakota-intJie: Vigilant
Committee c.days, but .outside of
that, you can see the- way they
feti about it.- i
"Yes, sir, it's awful, and the
whole police force is demoralized.
Every man that can be-spared
from watching that nobody
moves away one of J. Pierp. Mor
gan's houses in the night, lias
been put into plain clothes and
sent out after the "automobile
bandits' and. inspectors and dep
uty ctfrtjmjsjsioners and captains
are shivering in their number 12
shoes, and wondering when
.they're going to get the hook.
And, there isn't a clue to work
6n.'"Therrobbers are doing their
work with a neat cleanness and
effectiveness that ought to put
joy into the heart of every crook
whom old age has forced into an
ihvalid's home for the aged rich.
'And here's Representative
Henry rarin'and tearin' around
congres shouting about the
Money Trust and the financial
black hand which last is a term
he invented "himself and causing
a lot of excitement ! -
t's sickening, just, sickening,
that's what it is.
Morbid curiosity of a crowd of
3,000,-people, mostly Poles, clam
oring to view the bodies of the
four-fixCcuted murderers of Fred
Guelzow at the undertaking es
tablishment -of -Joseph Jarzem
bowski, resulted in a' riot today
that was quelled -only! after the
police reserves had been called
out. -
The crowd smashed down the
doors tf the undertaking room
and rushed into the place, tearing
the coverings-from the coffins of
the dead men. The police cleared
the place and then, to satisfy the
angry -Poles, arranged that all
who wished should enter in orrr
derly fashion. Hundreds of Pol
ish women bearing babies in their
arms -were among those who
viewed the "bodies.
-o o-
In Georgia the robbins are be
coming intoxicated by the China
berries. And then they want
farms for inebriates ! '

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