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ONE CENT An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday VOL. 4, NO. 178 Chicago, Monday, April 26, 1915 398 PINKERTONS' GAME TO GRAB MAN BLOCKED Attempt to Extradite Chas. A. Siringo, Former Detec tive, Who Exposed Piiikerton Agency .in His Book, is o topped i,nicago oieutn Returns Alone, frt Here is the dope for the Prosperity Day parade today: 11a. m- Paraders start mobilizing in Grant Park. 1:30 p. m. Mayor-e'iect Thompson and party make round of Grant park in automobiles. Municipal salute of aerial bombs and daylight fireworks in Grant park. 2 p. m. Parade starts from Grant park. 8 p. m. Inaugauration ceremonies in council chamber, city hall. Night fireworks in Grant park. 8:30-9 p. m. Inaugural and "prps perity" balls in downtown hotels. 'Line of March West from Grant park in Monroe st., north in State, west in Randolph, south in La Salle, fast in Jackson, south in Michigan -, f The Piiikerton National Detective Agency last week reached out a long arm from its offices, 131 S. 5th av.f and tried to fasten handcuffs on Charles Siringo, way out in Arizona, and bring said Siringo back to Chi cago with the handcuffs on him just like a jailbird. And now Siringo haa .slipped through their fingers and there ain't going to be no handcuffs on anybody at all, at all, by jiminy. Siringo is a detective himself. He knows the gumshoe game. Worked 22 years for the Pinkerton's. Then quit 'em, disgusted. Then he wrote a book squealing a lot of inside secrets. Said the Pinkerton N. D. A. enn ploys murderers and puts over frame ups. Gave names, dates and places. Called his book, "Two SMI- Isms," meaning Fmkertbnism and anarchy ism, 1 W&$&k! K-it. jAJbAs.