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WERRI AM CALLS TME CITY ADMINISTRATION
"LOCAL IMITATION OF TAMMANY
An Adless Daily Newspaper. '
N.D. Cochran,, .gfjiv Te!. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. "ggf Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria' St 3S8 ' By Mail, 50 Centra Month.
VOL, 3, NO. 26 t Chicago, Tuesday, Oct 28, 1913
ANNENBERG-BELFORD CASE DRAGS
TWO STATES lift SCANDAL
Ottawa County, Mich., Prosecuting Attbrney Charged
With' Accepting' Bribe in Shooting Scrape Also
Faces Charge ofFleeingWith $518.12 of Mar-
shall Field- Coin Thirteen Yedrs Ago.
The shot thatMar Annenberg,;; boss of the Tribune circulation" gang,
fired into:the body,pf young AlexanderjBelford has dragged the great states
of Illinois and Michigan into the ixue of scandal.
- The latest development the charge against Louis M. Osterhaus,
prosecuting attorney of 0tt4Wa County, Mich., .made in.a petition signed-Jby
Thbmas Flannigan, an officer detailed in the office of States Attorney Mac
lay Hoyne of Cook County, s. -
"l Osterhaus is charged with accepting a bribe jaV $50 from Thomas J.
Symmesonerof the attorneys involved'ln the Annenberg case, but itis also
charged that w,hile a collector for Marshall, Field & Co. thirteen years ago
he" fled with,JiL51.12 of the .firm's, money. The charges are made in an
affidavit sent to Gov, Woodbrldge Ferris of Michigan.
This latest action is a direct resuit-of jthe shopting of Belford and the
subsequent war made upon oyne by the Tribune, when he insisted on
Inl&ecar with Annenberg at1thetinie' of theshooting was one of his
employes,- Charles.Schartenberg. Immedlatelyafter- the shooting facharten-
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