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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 23, 1912, Image 10

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TO USE SPECIAL JURY
New York, Aug.. 13. The
higher-up grafters in the police
department will not be investi
gated by the Rosenthal grand
jury, but by a speciaf grand jury
which will be empanelled by Jus
tice Goff Sept. 3.
District Attorney Whitman
says he has discovered a curious
connection between the bank -accounts
of a police inspector and a
civilian in the department.
Both had safety deposit boxes
which they visited about the
same time on several occasions,
and both had savings accounts,
which their salaries could not ac
count for.
A panel of 50 men was drawn
for the Goff grand jury. Twenty-three
will be selected. Goff will
have committing power, and the
probe will extend to the whole
police scandal. j
The seven men indicted for the
murder of Rosenthal will not be
tried until this investigation is
over.
BEGIN FORCING FOOD
Dublin, Aug. 23. Prison offi
cials today began forcibly feed
ing Mrs. Mary Leigh and Miss
Gladys Evans, the two suffra
gettes sentenced to five years
penal servitude for trying to burn
down the Theater Royal.
The two women started a hun
ger strike several days ago, and
are in danger of starving to death.
London, Aug. 23. Suffra
gettes have started a monster
petition for the release of Mrs.
Marv Leierh and Miss Gladys
Evans, sentenced to five years for
trying to burn the Theater Royal,
Dublin, who are said to be se
riously ill from forcible feeding
by prison officials.
FELL DOWN ON VOW
Perth Amboy, N. J., Aug. 23. '
"For better 6r for worse" doesn't
seem to mean much to Paul King,
wealthy broker of this city.
Miss Mary Pfeiffer was mar
ried to King yesterday. Just as
they were leaving the altar, de
tectives stepped into the church
and arrested Mrs, King on a
charge of forgery.
The charge was preferred by
Chas. K. Seaman, banker. He
said Miss Pfeiffer got $100 on a
forged order. She said yesterday
she used the $100 to get a suitable
trousseau for her wedding to
King.
King abandoned his bride of a
moment. He refused absolutely
to go on her bond. She is now in
jail.
King is 65 years old; his bride
of a moment is 35.
MONSTROUS TENT BURNS
Sterling, 111., Aug. 23. The
main tent of Ringling Brbthers'
circus was destroyed by fire late
yesterday. The loss is $25,000.
Only circus employes were un
der the big top at the time. But
the flames spread so rapidly that
one man was badly burned before
he could escape.
Panic spread among the ani
male inthe menagerie tent, but
they quieted down when the can
vas coverings, were drawn over
their cages,
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