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?J Chicago, HL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran.
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 243 Chicago, Tuesday, July 14, 1914 ONE CENT
ENSATIONAL ACTION IS EXPECTED
AGAINST BOARD. OF ASSESSORS
Hoyne May Start Action for Failure to Get Sworn
Schedules from 1,000 Taxpayers Success of,
" j Prosecutor Would Mean Million in Fines, , '
From a reliable source it was learn
ed today that State's Attorney Hoyne
Is considering taking action against
the Cook county board of assessors
for allowing unsworn tax schedules
to be filed.
Under an old law the members of
the board of assessors can be fined
$1,000 for each time they accept a
tax schedule that is not sworn to.
There are said to 'have been 1,000
unsworn tax schedules found so far
through the investigation now being
tnade by the state's attorney's'dmce. TzerVassiiranoe,' there was'an under
If Hoyne should start action and win.
this would mean fines aggregating
The present members of the board
of assessors are David Pfaelzer, Thos.
J. Webb, W. K. Sheridan, Wm. H.
Weber and Adam Wolf. Pfaelzer was
highly peeved at the rumor when it
was conveyed to him by a reporter
for The, Day Book.
He declared that the law to compel
sworn statements was an old one that
was never enforced. Despite Pfael-i
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