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missioners should nave selected
Jacob L. Kesner?
Do you remember Kesner's
name? Do you remember the
time when Wayman was" making
his bluff about going after the
owners of tenderloin property?
When first Wayman mad6 that
bluff he had warrants sworn out
for Harrison B. Riley and Justin
M. Dall, president and secretary
of the Chicago Title & Trust Co.'
In the warrant, -Wayman ac
cuses" Riley and Dall and the Chi-
cago Title & Trust Co. of renting
the house at 1905 Armour ave
nue for immoral purposes.
Two days later, Wayman made
a crawling, abject apology
through all the newspapers to
Riley, Dall and the Chicago Title
& Trust Co.
Wayman said that he had made
a mistaKe. mat tne L-nicago
Title & 'Trust Co. did-not rent
the property at the given address
nd he withdrew the warrant.
The Chicago Title & Trust Co.
made advertising out of that
strange "mistake" of Wayman's,
They flaunted big advertisements
in the newspapers of their "vindi
cation" by Wayman.
But when Wayman apologized,
he was asked by The Day Book
who did own the property at
1905- Armour avenue, and- Way-
"Jacob L. Kesner."
The Day Book searched the
records of the county recorder,
and found many strange things,
The Day Book found that Kes
ner not-onlyowned the property4
at 1905 Armour avenue, hut also
various other properties all in the
worst part of the tenderloin.
And The Day Book also found
that Kesner and the Chicago
Title & Trust Co. seemed to have
worked hand in hand in tender
Time and again in the county
records Kesner's name appeared
as grantor of a certain piece of
property in the tenderloin and
the Chicago Title & Trust Co.'s
as grantee, or the Chicago Title
& Trust as grantor and Kesner as
In view of all these circum
stances, in view of the present un
settled condition of 'the vice ques
tion, is it not almost beyond be
lief that the jury commissioners
should have selected Jacob L.
Kesner as a good man for the No
vember grand jury?
Quebec, Nov. 7. Nine hundred
and fourteen passengers and a
crew of 200 were rescued from the
liner Royal George after she went
on the rocks ten miles below Que
bec City in a furious storm.
Rumor had it that 200 passen
gers were still on board with res
cue tugs held away T)y the high
sea. Tassengers rescued, how
ever, claimed that all were taken
off. The fact that the" passengers
could see land when the thud
came probably warded off a pan
ic. The bottom of the boat was
ripped from stem to stern. The
big boat is in danger of toppling