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m NOON EDITION ONE CENT, BURLINGTON EMPLOYES MAY STRIKE CITY TO CARE FOR DOPE FIENDS UNION MEN AID SLUGGING PROBE "WACO KID" IS CAUGHT?l THE DAY BOOK' An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday VOL.4, NO. 143 Chicago, Tuesday, March 16, 1915 398 $& LAWYERS, CROOKS AND BONDSMEN ATTACKED BY JUDGE PETIT 0 'Jurist Tells Public Safety Committee of Crooked AHii m ' ance Explains How Slayers Go Free State's ft Attorney Hoyne to Act. it m ' The clique of lawyers, criminals and bondsmen thai use the criminal court as their hangout and who make it almost impossible to get a convic tion against a member of their crowd were bitterly attacked by Chief Jus ticg Adelor Petit before th.e Citizens' Public Safety committee. Forfeited bonds were never collected, he de clared. Bribing of the complaining witness es and thfe policemen on the case and the use of various tricks to make it hard iffr the prosecutor were hit by the judge. Pickpockets who hire their lawyers by the year and attorneys who try every trick to defend their cHeate were named as "above the law." Judge Petit told of the case of Al bert Vasey, who was robbed -of $20 by professional holdup men. He did not appear in court. h "I knew attempts were being madjf to prevent Vasey from testifying, said Judge Petit "He is missing. Per' haps he has been throVaf ki the river!' "Glfck and Miller, profeeaionstt crooks, with international reputa tions, have obtained seventeen con-1 tinuances. Their bafl was forfeited last October, but they have not beett arrested and are plying "their trade in the streets of Chicago. Their bail was real estate owned by a certain lawyer, who deeded It to the maa. who sigaed the bond. Next day the property "was deeded to a third man, who deeded it to a fourth on a $4,000 mortgage. So, waen G&ck aad Miller disappeared the forfeited baQ bond was worthless,"