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FIGHT FOR NEW CHILD LABOR LAW "WACO KID" IS SOUGHT BY HOYNEMRS. YOUNG'S SCHOOL BUDGET IS BLOCKED WAR NEWS THE DAY BOOK An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday VOL. 4, NO. 135 Chicago, Saturday, March 61915 398 DANNENBERG MAY TELL ON MORALS SQUAD BEFORE GRAND JURY Former Inspector of Morals to Be Called as Witness is Rumor Around Criminal Court Woman's Letter Starts Ball Rolling Former "Sleuth" Tells . of Expense Account Game Several months ago a woman wrote a letter to Major Futtkhquser's office. The letter caused a stir in official cir cles. It made several, accusations against other women and some offi cials. That letter was the beginning of a fight that seems likely to end in the grand jury probe of the morals squad by State's Att'y Hoyne. The writer of the letter will probably be called upon to explain her motives for writ ing. One of the witnesses before the grand jury, it is rumored, will be For mer Inspector of Morals William C. Dannenberg. He was ousted from the squad because .he and Major Funkhouser could not agree. But long before he actually resigned he had been shoved into the background and Major Crippen, Funkhousertefelr low militia man, had been given, tie real control of the vice "sleuths" It is generally understood that Danr nenberg could tell many things if he cared to open up. At the time of his retirement from Funkhouser's office he intimated as much, but said h.. would wait a while. A grand jury investigation of his former pals would give Dannenberg an ideal chance to square account? with those who caused his ousting. And it is believed Dannenberg w2l grab the chance. In addition to Dannenberg, .nany other former members of the urate 1 squad wUl be called, to espial tiie je !!&.