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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
SECRETARY OF STATE WOODS KILLS SELF
GERMANS SHOVE IN ALLIED LINES
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914. at the Postoffice at
Chicago, m., 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. 4, NO. 13
Chicago, Monday, Oct. 12, 1914
EX-CONVICTS SOUGHT TO TESTIFY OF
POLICE AND CRIME TRUST
Hoyne Searches for Crooks to Bring Before Grand Jury
Hot on Trail of Mysterious Gunman Bertsche
Tells Story Accuses Egan.
Ex-convicts - are being hunted by
State's Attorney Hoyne in an effort
to prove the existence of a combine
between criminals and certain police
men. Grand jury action is expected to
start immediately as Hoyne and his
secretary, Ed Fleming, have been
working night and day to unravel
the network covering up the facts
in the state of affairs discovered
through the Randolph st. police bat
tle between Bertsche and Bill Egafe'
and Skip Monahan.
The state's attonyifullybejieyesj
that he has already found sufficient
evidence to show up present condi
tipns. Today members of Hoyne's staff
hurried to the South Side to trace a
tip concerning the identity of the
hired gunman who took part in the
Randolph street battle.
The gunman is believed to be a no
torious crook who was recently freed
from Joliet. It is also said that a
shooting was slated for days before
the actual battle came off and that
only the gunman's lack of nerve pre-yente&it-Aigg