Burke's Orders Obeyed

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Burke's Orders Obeyed - Barke'a Orders Obeyed. . "Forget It," Is the...
Barke'a Orders Obeyed. . "Forget It," Is the word passed from Burke, and bis orders are obeyed to the letter in the city hall. Just the same, the Muldoon charges will put a damper on Colleran's aspirations to occupy the position now held by Mr. Klpley, Klpley, all of which Is deplored by Burke. . . The Democ ratio machine is now framing plans to hoodwink the voting public Into the belief that the Harrison administration is purity itself. At the cam time, the "town" :s being. thrown "wide open" to give the machine collectors a chance to get together a large campaign fund to be used In re-elect re-elect re-elect ing Harrlscn. Last night Chief Kipley Issued a few orders designed to lead the public to' believe that Harrison Is trying to meet the public demands. demands. Lieutenant P. D. O'Brien, who conducted conducted the raid on the Woodruff hotel, was transferred from' the Cottage Grove avenue police station to Englewood. Lieutenant Beery of the Harrison street station was assigned assigned to O'Brien's former command. This move Is expected to appear as a rebuke to O'Brien. As a matter of fact. It is a slap at the Hopkins wing of the Democratic party. O'Brien is a protege of John McCarthy, one of Hopkins' best friends and commissioner of public works under the ex-mayor. ex-mayor. ex-mayor. - .- .- Other trans f era were as follows: Lieutenant Lieutenant Bonfleld, from Englewood to Harrison Harrison street Lieutenant Healey. from Wood-lawn Wood-lawn Wood-lawn to Englewood, and Lieutenant Burdlck. from Englewood to Woodlawn. Some of these transfer are made with a view to pelltleal expediency;-the' expediency;-the' expediency;-the' working Democrats being placed where they can give the most assistance assistance to the Harrison machine.

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 17 Feb 1901, Sun,
  3. Page 9

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