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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 12, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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LAST EDITION ONE CENT
NEW BUILDING TRADES COUNCIL FORMED
DAILY NEWS ATTACKED IN LETTER JULIUS
ROSENWALD FACES TRIAL LATE WAR NEWS
THE DAY BOOK
f An Adless Newspaper; Daily Except Sunday
K VOL. 4, NO. 140 Chicago, Friday March. 12, 1915
396
POLICE GIVE NEW EVIDENCE AGAINST
MORALS SQUAD OPERATIONS
State's Att'y Hoyne to Rush New Statements Before
Grand Jury Evidence- ef Two Women to Be
Factor Funkhouser Upholds Steel Dan-
nenberg May Not Talk
Important information to be used
against certain members of the mor
als squad is in the hands of State's
Att'y Hoyne. The new information
came from mebers of the Chicago po
lice department and, together with
the evidence of Mrs Violet Phipps,
wfll be presented to the grand jury.
jpps reentry made a state-
jche prosecutor's office that
paid $5a to Stool Pigeon J. E.
avoid arrest after Steel and
investigator had enjoyed a
yine party at her expense.
It is expected that Miss Sybil Mar
t$n, a young woman living on the
south side, will tell her story of the.
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way the morals squad hounded her
after it became known that she would
stand behind Mrs. Phipps' story.
On one occasion stool pigeons
broke down the door of her home,
and grabbing the girl's arms, twisted
them until she cried out with pain.
Mrs. Phipps also charges that since
it leaked out that she would be a
witness against the morals squad an
effort had been made to have her
declared irresponsible and also that
her telephone has been taken out.
Mrs. Phipps named Funkhouser and
Dr. H. R. Hoffman, physician at
Kate Adams' Coulter House,-as aiding
ike persecutioa
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