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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 25, 1912, Image 4

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is 'the man who drove the South
ern Pacific out of politics in Cali
fornia," who cornered the grafters
in Sah Francisco, who gave Cali
fornia the initiative and the ref
erendum, alnd a dozen other re
forms, it is interesting to learn
from Otis, that Johnson is a man
"without merit."
Victor Lawson, publisher of
The Daily News and The Record-Herald,
sometimes is known
as "The Red Fox."
When the Gray Fox corned to
visit the Red Fox and take coun
sel with him, there must be some
thing doing in foxy land.
Incidentally, Otis took partic
ular pains to tell all the trust pub
lishers of Chicago about his own
private news of "Darrow's con
fession' and the size of the "brib
ery plot" in which Darrew wis
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Ivis Angeles. Cal.. Ma 25
-An attempt will be made by the
state to show that Clarence S
Darrow, chief attorney in the
McNamara dynamite defense,
not only bribed jurors, for which
charge he tis now on trial, but'
also planned wholesale bribery of
The first indication of this
came in the opening statement of
District Attorney Fredericks. He
vpromised to prove that "Darrow
endeavored to obstruct and defeat
justice "by paying money or offer
ing it to jurors; that he paid hun-
fe? rlrpds nf dollars in witnesses fnr
pose, and that he paid the money '
to get them out of the state so
they would not be here to testify."
Ih addition, it was asserted he
had tried to tamper with the tes
timony of Ortie McManigal.
Juror Lockwood, to whom it is
alleged money" was gaid by Bert
Franklin, chief investigator for
the defense, on instructions of
Dartow, was put on the stand late
this afternoon to tell his story of
the bribe offer.
Ah, yes, it's a city of glory, -
A wonderful place to see,
And marvelous in its story
Of magic and mystery.
Proud of its mighty dower,
Its erlitter and srlad array, " H
Boasting its wealth and power
Uut where do tnecmmren piay r
Wemarvel to hear the thunder .
Of traffic that'sjiever, still, '
At .soaring buildings we' wonder,
At palace and mart we thrill.
We hearken to ship and ferry,
To rumble of car and dray,
But ever recurs the query,
Oh, wheref where do the chil-
dren play?
You boast of your wealth and
numbers, s -t
And. the children live in the
Where evil the land encumbers
And vice in its horror comes.
We're sick of the pallid faces,
And the little ones starved and
Say, where are the open spaces
And where do the children
the prosecution for he samepur-

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