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THE DAY BOOK
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VOL. 4, NO. 60
Chicago, Monday, Dec 7, 1914
NEW CONFESSION IN HOYNE'S HANDS
REVEALS ENTIRE CRIME SYSTEM
Higher-up, Caught by Prosecutor, Will Go Before Grand
Jury and Confess Tom Kerwin Loses Licenses
New Gang of Wire Tappers Shown Up
One of the big crooks in the police
and ciime alliance, which State's At
torney Hoyne charges has existed in
Chicago, has confessed and will, with
Bertsche on the others . who have"
talked, aid the prosecutor in his pres
ent war on graft
! t Hoyne expects to make this con-
iession puDiic Deiore long, it is saiu
that it will absolutely substantiate the
stories already told by Bertsche, the
two Ryans and Clarence Class.
Hoyne says that certain members
of the police force are 'ready to con
less through a desire to save them
selves from the consequences. It is
'likely that In. order to strengthen his
own case Hoyne will allow one or two
of those who know most to confess
under promise of immunity.
However, the new confession, which
Hoyfife refuses to discuss, is believed
strong enough to complete the chain
of evidence which began with Prank
Ryan's story before the-grand jury a
few days ago.
This man is said to be one who is
"in" on the pay-off joints of Chicago,
Boston, New York, Indianapolis and
Toledo. He knows just under what
circumstances the "eastern gang" of
con men came to Chicago to operate
and gro wrich.
Capt. HalDin. surrendered himself
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