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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 21, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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ORGANIZED BASEBALL ' FEDERAL BODY MEETS
LOSES DECISION IN AND .HEARS PIEZ TELL
CHASE CASE k I OF OPEN SHOP
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postofflce at
Chicago, m., "Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
. An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, sgjggs& Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. vSgggjgE? By Mail, Except In
w500 Souths Peoria St. 388 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 249 Chicago, Tuesday, July 21, 1914 ONE CENT
WAR OF REDLIGHT RIVALS DRAGGED
INTO GRAND JURY INVESTIGATION
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Hoyne Probes Report of Divekeepers' Scrap in Connect
v tion With Latest Trouble Special Squads Will
Sweep City Colosimo, Booked, Out on Bonds,"
f A new theory was advanced today
by those on the "Inside" iu, $ie South
t Side levee purporting to show that
the only deliberate gun plots hatched
5 there has been by the members'" of
w rival gaigs, employed by resort own
1 ers.
t State's Attorney Hoyne will inves
tigate this report when he takes the
entire affair before the grand jury to
;. morrow. Detectives who have been,
working on this angle believe, that
: - owners of resorts left in the old red-
lightdistrict have been fighting each
H
other
To this war they ascribe the killing
of Jimmy Fletcher, who was shot
down in front of his own doorway,
several months ago.
Acting on this information, the
search for a possible motive for the
affray that led to the killing of Officer
Stanley Birns was given a fresh im
petus today.
One man, who is well acquainted,
with conditions on the old "line,"
said that some of the old divekeepers
are even working" in with reform or
ganizations in an effort to wreck the
opposing faction.
State's Attorney Hoyne announced
'today that he'Wj?nM,present the ea-

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