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ALDERMAN KUNZ RIPS JULIUS ROSENWALD UP?
THE BACK AT COUNCIL MEETING
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Dally Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ggffigss? 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and Publisher, "jljp 398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 244 Chicago, Tuesday, July 15, 1913 ONE CENT
HOYNE SAYS ANNENBERG SHALL NOT
ESCAPE LIKE WITT SLAYERS
State's Attorney Suddenly Becomes Active in Closing
Net Around Tribune's Boss Gunman Showing the
Difference Between Hearst and Tribune Thugs. v
What may be the opening gun in a deadly war among the members ot
the newspaper trust was fired in the state's attorney's office today.
State's Attorney Hoyne began a campaign to fix the shooting of Alex
ander Belford on the shoulders of Max Annenberg, chief of gunmen and
circulation manager of the Chicago Daily Tribune.
In doing so, Hoyne showed the difference in the attitude of his office
toward a Hearst gunman who commits a murder during a newspaper strike
and toward a Tribune gunman who attempted to kill an innocent bystander
during a Tribune night raid on a pool hall.
Annenberg shot and wounded in the left lung Alexander Belford, a man
who had done nothing and said nothing to him and against whom neither
he nor his employer, The Tribune, had any grudge, shortly after midnight
Belford is now in the County Hospital. The bullet, which was fired by
Annenberg, from his automobile, into Belford's body, is found to have
ranged downward through the lower part of Belford's lung and lodged in
An operation to remove the bullet was to be made today, but was
vetoed by the physicians in attendance on Belford because of the low con
dition of the wounded man. Belford, however, passed a better night than
the physicians had hoped for.
State's Attorney Hoyne began his activities in the case late last night