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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 22, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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ALL THE LOCAL NEWS-FULL UNITED
PRESS SERVICE-IS HANDY TO READ
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 73 Chicago, Wednesday, December 22, 1915
398
RICHEST COP IN (HI.
LANDS JOB TODAY
Nick Hunt Goes On as Detective Chief Has a Lot ofj
Mazuma Famous as a Strikebreaker $5,000
Check From Og Armour?
Nick Hunt took oath of office to
day as chief of detective bureau.
Naming of Hunt by Mayor Thomp
son, along -with the endorsement of
Hunt by Chief Healey, breaks all
records in the Chicago police depart
ment in three particulars:
1. Hunt is the wealthiest police
man who ever wore a star in Chi
cago. The Tribune says he is "re
puted the owner of a million dollars'
worth of realty and other property."
The Herald says Hunt is taxed on
about, HAOjOfiSr AnEKaSfc Ji&- as.
trols more ready cash than any cop
per Chicago has ever seen.
2. Hunt is the first professional
strikebreaker to get on as detective
chief. Since he quit the force in 1911
under fire he has operated the Ship
py, Hunt & Dorman agency. It sup
plied "guards" for the waitresses'
strike of 1914, the car strike last
June, and a crew of "guards," two of
them known sluggers, for the Royal
Taflors' shop in the garment strike.
3. Hunt is the first detective chief
to come back to a high job after
having quit the force without stand
ing trial on charges of misconduct.
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