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Davies is incensed, not to mention
peeved, at criticisms of his de
partment for alleged laxity in en
forcing women's ten-hour law.
ivir. Jjavies denes any one to
prove that his office has been neg
ligent. Some one has rudely
slapped him on the wriSt.
The Friday before Christmas a
reporter for The Day Book
phoned Mr. Davies' office about
rumors that the law would be
suspended, to a certain extent,
the Saturday just preceding
Christmas. Barney Cohen, Mr.
Davies' chief deputy, answered
and said that the department
'stores would be allowed to work
their girls a "half hour or so"
overtime, because they (the em
ployers) "have been very decent
about the law, and we don't want
to antagonize them."
Poolroom at 341 Chicago ave.,
owned by George Austos, raided
by police. Neighbors complained
patrons raised disturbance. Forty
Greeks in place, many intoxicat
ed, among them several "boys.
Robbers entered saloon of C.
A. Schrokey, 2100 Fulton street,
locked owner in ice box, and
rifled cash register of $40.
Joseph SteecMey, bartender in
saloonat 1321 N. California ove.,
locked in ice box by two men who
took $20 from cash register.
Frank Bloom, driver of a Stan
dard Oil tank wagon, arrested
for failure to have light on his
wagon. Told Judge Rooney if
he carried a lantern his load
.. might blow up and kill him.
W. J. Martanet, 17, messenger
L zy, arrested as loiterer for re-
tiismg tq"'move on." In court it
was found he had a "rush" tele
gram in his pocket for delivery.
Fined $3. "n
Judge Petit upheld provision in
polime pension law pertaining to
police matrons. Constitutionality
Ralph C. Herz, musical star,
appeared before Judge McDon
ald, and said there was no'collu
sion between him, and his wife,
Lulu Glaser, also comic opera
star, to secure divorce. Said her
suit was in good faith. Told
judge that he once became peeved
at Lulu, and' "I hit her, just to
"show her I was master." Some
William Booze, 2657 Fulton
str.eet, arrested for taking coal
from railroad trapks Sunday, re
leased yesterday. Said he stole
because o ffutile efforts to, pro
vide for wife and family. Was out
of work. He is a teamster, but
will take any kind'of U job.
Robin Carlisle Fargason, ex
press messenger, Atlanta, Ga., ar
rested at Astor Hotel, 172 N.
Clark street, where he had 'regis
tered with unidentified woman as
J. W. Wadeand'wife. Fargason
alleged to have taken $7,000 of
bank funds in south. Had $4,100
Helen McKenzie, 2610 Calumet
ave., fatally burned while stand
ing in front' of open grate in her
home. Mother was at work.
William. Stamm, former secretary-treasurer
of the nited
Bricklayers' and Stonemasons'
Union of Chicago, alleged to have
been $6,500 short in his accounts