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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 02, 1912, Image 2

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"See Assistant Chief Schuet
tler," said McWeeny.
The relatives went to Schuet-tler.
"See Captain of Detectives HaK
pm, said Schuettleivv
The relatives went to Halpin,
"Haven'trheard anything"about
it. Jo report of man found. Ill
make a note-of it though," said
Halpm crisply.
Last night, a bloody cap, pick
ed up under the Twelfth street
viaduct on the south branch, was
identified as that of the missing
Immediately the police became
extremely busy. "Murder!" they
exclaimed, and gave out many
statements, and began sleuthing.
Today a body was found in the
drainage canal. It has not been
identified yet, but it is believed to
be that of Dr. Ely.
Once more the police are ex
tremely busy. They have discov
ered that Dr. Ely was in various
saloons early Tuesday evening,
and that in several of tiem he
showed a big roll of money.
That is all the police have dis
covered. But they are working
hard on the ;ase now.
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Lake Charles, La., Nov. 2.
The verdict in the trial of nine of
the 52 timber workers charged
with the murder of three of their
comrades killed in the Grabow
riot is expected tonight.
The prosecution charged that
the nine, all of whom are leaders
in the timber workers1 union, in
cited their fellows to bloodshed.
The defense put on witnesses
showing that the first shots fired
in the riots had come from the
windows of the office of the lum
ber trust.
The defense tried to have all
the 52 defendants tried at once.
The prosecution objected, and
the court ruled that A. L. Emer
son, president of the timber work
ers, and eight other leaders
should go to trial first.
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The Record-Herald has discov
ered a plot.
It has discovered that Fire At
torney Michael F. Sullivan is pat
ronage distributor for the Eigh
teenth ward.
The Record-Herald also has
discovered that Sullivan is work
ing hand in glove with Barney J
Grogan, Democratic boss of the
Eighteenth ward.
Further, and still more horri
ble, the Record-Herald has dis
covered that cards ordering all
Chicago policemen to vote for
Hearst-Harrison candidates were
sent, out "with the knowledge
and sanction" of Sullivan.
These things were truly terri
ble discoveries, especially in view
of the following facts :
Sullivan and Barney Grogan
quarreled several years ago, and
have never been able to get over'
it, .
If Sullivan were to try and dis
tribute any Eighteenth ward
patronage, there probably would
be an assault case in court the
next day, Barney Grogan being
the-assaultee '

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