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berg disappeared. "When the matter was taken betore the grand fury he
was needed as a witness. Thea-Hoyne's office got trace of the man in
Macatawa Park, Mich. Detectives Carlin and-Flahnigan were sent over
to bring -him back.
They returned with 4he man and his wife. Their legal right to bring
him back has been questioned by the Tribune. However, their moral right
was clear. -
They were met at the station byAnnenberg and a flock jof high-priced
attorneys. Ben Bachrach, attorney for Jack- Johnson when not employed
by the Tribune, and Weymouth Kirkland, recently indicted in the Chicago
City Railways Co. fraud, were among them. "A battle ensued, in which the
officers were attacked, but they retained their prisoner,' andAe was rushed
to the Criminal Courts building.
Then began the long fight The Tribune turned its batteries on Hoyne.
But the case went on. jOsterhaus -was finally prevailed upon to Jssue war
rants charging Carlin and Fiannigan i
with kidnaping Scnartenberg.
After a long legal argument the
men wereextradited. And now comes
the sensational charges ofFlannigan
that Symmes paid. Osterhaus $50 to
swear out the warrants against the
The other part of the 'affidavits
states that Osterhaus-while working
collector for Marshall Field '&
Company took $518.12 that he had
collected for the firm and -skipped out
of town and has nofJivediere since.
The officer states "that "Osterliaus
was in Chicago "on .their 'case about
a month ago, buftharfie was tipped
off that they- received information
about the Marshall Field affair and
he immediately left town, notwith
standing the fact that he was in
terested m tneir case, wnich was
scheduled to come up the following
The affidavit also states that Sym
mes offered a bribe to Sheriff Hans
Dykinhis of Ottawa county to become
active in their case, but he turned
down the offer.
The attempt of the Tribune to beat
down Hoyne was the subject of much
talk around town today. The spec
tacle of a big newspaper trying to
crush a public -Official for daring to
bring to trial one of its .employes for
shooting down a man on a public
highway seems rather appalling toV
the average citizen.
Tribune in news stories, In'editorials
and in cartoons since the day he an
nounced that MaxAnnenberg must
answer for shooting down young.
In Hoyne's latest war against the
alleged Chicago City Railways fraud
the Tnb has intimated that Hoyne
had Kirkland; who had represented
the Trib in the'Schartenberg affair,
indicted out of a desire for revenge.
Kirkland surrendered himself yes
terday. He. gave bonds for $10,000
signed" by Harry Gibbons? a politician,
and John F: Jelke, thVbig butterine
man. ' - - -
- City Prosecuting Att'y James Mc
Inerney also brqught to light some
of Kirkland's methods Tvhile appear
ing as counsel for the street car company.
The prosecutor says 'that when a
hoy. would be arrested for selling a
transfer or some Other misdemeanor
iarklandwould" appear in court as
an associate ' prosecuting attorney,
regardless of theffacfthat Mclnerney
had a man there on behalf of the
cit. Kirkland's fee would, of course,
come 'from the railways'-company.
And," as the city has a 55 per cent
interest in the company, they would
be forced to bear the expenses of
two prosecuting attorneys In one
The latest trouble between the
Tribune and State's Attorney Hoyne
Hoyne has .been, attacked by the j threatens to start a young, civil