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RWPJsSps- -I Hoyne has so far found out the following facts: That 75,000 property owners may be involved directly or indirectly in the proceedings to bring to light $50, 000,000 worth of "property alleged to be covered up. That taxes in cook couhty are SO per cent higher than they would be if every person filed a schedule. That failure to file swOrh schedules has become an epidemic in Cook county. The war oh the lobp property own ers is expected to be the fiercest. Al ready threats of political death have been made against the prosecutor. It is reported that several owners of big lobp property have been allow ed to escape with about as much taxation as a building on the outskirts of the city. State street will be investigated. The books of the assessors will be closely examined to discover any pos sible evidence that will shed light oh the system. Berger and Bell were working hard all morning checking up facts already established. Following Judge Owens' action in ordering the assessors to produce the books, Berger and Bell both prepares to wade through the voluminous evidence to find the trail of the men of Chicago, who have been allowed to keep out of jail while cheating on taxes. The Hoyne-Rosenwald fun will be held late this afternoon. TWO LABOR MASS MEETINGS Two big labor mass meetings have been arranged by the Carl Person De fense League for Sunday. At 10 a. m. a meeting win be held at the Grand Crossing Turner Hall, 76th street and Dobson avenue. At 2:30 p. m. the Speakers will go over to the K. of P. Temple, 11056 Michigan avenue. The expose Of the effects of the L C. lockout, which will be made before the federal industrial relations com' mission, will be gone Into. John Fitz natriek, A. O. Wharton, Frank Comer- ford, Seymour StedmansCarI Person and William Ro&sel will talk. BAILEY MulkOERMYSTERY FAR FROM SOLUTION New York, July 1 (Authorities received an anonymous letter today bearing dn the murder of Mrs. Lduise Bailey in connection with which Mrs. Florence Carman is being held in jail. It read: "For God's sake free Mrs. Carman. She is a good, honest woman. I fired the shot. I meant to get Dr. Carman and I will get -him yet" A woman who appeared at Hemp stead several days ago and told a strange story of the shooting has been sent from the village, the au thorities believing her insane. Myer Newman, Who claimed he knew the gunman Who was paid $50 to fire the shot for Mrs. Carman, will be exam ined as to his sanity. o o BLACKWELL ISLAND PRISONERS IN THIRD RIOT New York, July 10. Mutiny broke out over Blackwell's Island work house today for the third time in three days. Seventy guards with pis tols drove the convicts back to their cells after an hour's battle. Missils were hurled and another attempt to burn the buildings was frustrated. Several Were hurt. eKepers had to shut down the shops to quell the trouble. The outbreak started when a con vict dropped a match into oily waste and the cries of "fire" started a panic. Belts in the tailor shops Were slashed, the power shut down and furniture and windows smashed. SPRY OLD ROOSTER Irvin Johnson had his whiskers, shaved off and his growth of winter hair removed. This so disguised him that his closest friends did not recog nize him at first, and the old hens were scared when he- went into his poultry yard. Seneda (Kan.) Trib- . , aai&tovwu