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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 22, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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Three letters, found in two tin
boxes seized in the recent raid on the
detective bureau, wijl play a promi
nent part in investigation into the
police department by State's Att'y
Hoyne's office.
The contents of the letters have
started groups of investigators and
detectives conected with the state's
attorney's office investigating anoth
er angle ,pf the "Chicago police scan
daU' Coppers at the detective bureau are
said to be talking. Charley Larkin,
sent to the detective bureau to re
place Lieut. Tobin at the request of
Hoyne, is the ma,n -who is inducing
the boyg to cough up.
It is now brought to light that the
real reason Tobin was chased from
the bureau as well as John Halpin
was to give Hoyre's investigators
more of a chance to get to the bureau
A case now being probed with a
view of accusing some detectives of
having tried to play the role of a
fixer is the Edward P. Armory mur
der. Allan Thomson, who is under
arrest for that, is said to have been
shown favors while at the bureau.
Hoyne says now he is nbt going to
stop at the detective bureau in his
war against crooked police. It 'is said
he will soon summon the command
ing officers of the Third, Sixth,
Twelfth, Twenty-first, Twenty-seventh,
Twenty-eighth, Twenty-ninth,
Thirty-fifth, Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth
"I have enough evidence In the de
tective bureau to convict at least ten
men," said the staters attorney. "I
am going to make good'on my prom
ise to the mayor, which was to clean
up the department by convicting the
real crooks.
"I have complaints from fifty per
sons who have been fleeced in as
many sections of the city and who
.were given no satisfaction from1 the
police," said Hoyne, "I-have records
of cases where men have been ar
"PjfPri or Weeny (pickpocketing)
and where detectives whose names
appealed on the complaints failed
even to present a complaint against
the offenders. I have one record
where it is "Shown that a man who
was robbedof $7,000 through a con-fidence'-game
Was unable to present
his evidence to the examining magis
trate because the detectives who had
the case in hand failed to a.ppar."
He How is it that you are alway3
bo vivacious and light hearted?
Shd That's because I'm a "sad
spinster." And why are you always
so grave and solemn?
He Me? Oh, I'm a "gay bach
elor." o o
Washington. House defeated, 123
to 91', Hardwick bill proposing gov
ernment deposit of $250,000,000 in
southern banks to be loaned- on cot
ton an"d tobacco.

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