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COLORED MAID AT
CARMEN HOME TELLS
SPAIN WORLD'S NEXT
MAY BE PRESIDENT
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at " '
Chicago, HL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
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OL. 3, NO. 244 Chicago, WednesdayT July 15, 1914
STATE'S ATTORNEY BEGINS PROBE
OF MANDEL BROS. TAX FIGURES
Big Department Store Assessed $805 Prosecutor, Suit
prised at Low Figure, Will Investigate Mar
shall Field Files Increased Schedule.
An investigation will be made by
State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne into
the $805 assessment against the big
firm of Mandel Brothers.
This-surprisingly small taxation be
came known today when State's At
torney Hoyne opened his tax fight in
Judge Owens' court. Already Hoyne
has started his assistants, Hayden
Bell and Henry Berger, on a probe of
The records of the board of assess
ors were searched. Their schedules
bore only the signature "Mandaf
Brothers.0 It is the custom always to
have some member of the firm sign a
Also written on the schedule was
this notation, "$805 :50-all pp." Noth
ing else was there. Berger and Bell
were very heated over the amount of
The case was continued until June
22 in order to give the prosecutors
time to prepare their end. Berger and
Bell refused to discuss the case.
Hoyne was likewise. But there was
insistent rumor that June J22wouH