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complaint against Cohen three
days ago. The first time Cohen
appeared in court, Blue was there
Yesterday JBlue did not appear
against Cohen, " and Patrolman
Malloy told in court how he had
seen Cohen walking arm in arm
with Blue earlier in the day.
City Attorney John Prystalski
flatly charged that; Cohen had
bribed Blue not to press the
All five labor agents were dis
charged on the barking-and fraud
charges. Bloom wasfined $5 and
costs on the disorderly conduct
YES, UNCLE SAM IS PROGRESSING SOME
This old country of ours sure is progressing some, when public
prosecutors have the nerve to indict the head of the wool trust, and
to expose the millionaire trust magnates who planted dynamite in
Lawrence in order to make the people believe the striking workmen
were dangerous dynamiters.
One of the millionaire conspirators committed suicide when
he found that a prosecutor who wasn't for sale had the goods on
him and the rest of his gang; and now the biggest toad in the wool
trust puddle, Bill Woods, has been arrested and is out on bail.
Yes, and down in Texas they have indicted Johnny Archbold,
boss corruptionist of the Standard Oil trust, and the man who
bribed congressmen and senators and wanted to bribe presidents by
liberal distribution of Standard Oil boodle.
It will be a good thing if Texas' places this multi-millionaire
crook behind the bars where he can play checkers with his nose.
If this thing keeps up some day we'll get a state's attorney in
Chicago who won't be owned by newspaper bosses; and then may
be the hired murderers of the newspaper trust will be handled just
like any other murderers and placed behind the bars instead of be
ingf permitted to freely roam the streets armed to the teeth, and
wearing deputy police badges.
No, Andy Lawrence won't always run Chicago. Chicago may
become progressive, too; and then big crooks will get no more
consideration than little ones.
Like a Thunderbolt
When a judge was giving his
charge to the jury in a burglary
case one of the jurymen fainted.
The judge had just said im
pressively: "Gentlemen of the jury, you
must take the. statements of the
witneses for the defense into con
federation and give them full
Then the juryman swooned .
away. He was a coal dealer.
Father What! Another new,
dress? daughter You needn't
be cross. I bought it with my
own money. Father Where did
you get it? Daughter I sold,
your fur coat
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