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tion. Mrs. Williams is a guest at
the Palmer house.
Melvin Jackson, fireman on lake
steamer Petoskey, bitten by dog
at N. State and Michigan sts. One
other man was bitten and a score
of persons were thrown into a
Policemen killed the animal.
Took twelve shots.
The insolence of the protected
thUgs of the newspaper trust be
comes more unbearable every
Harry Martin, Hearst thug,
and Benjamin Adams, Journal
thug, went 'to Union Park last
Monday and amused themselves
at the cost of decent women.
With Martin and Adams was
Clement Sainte. His only sin was
in having made friends with the
two strikebreakers. ( v
Martin and Adams addressed
insulting language to women who
' passed them in the park.
When Mrs. Minnie Prestine,
1244 Fulton street, and her sister,
passed them, Martin threw an in
sulting remark after them. Mrs.
Prestine turned and said she had
a good mind to have them arrest
Martin laughed coarsely.
"That's a good one," he s$id,
and threw open his coat, showing
his deputy policeman's badge.
"Why, we're officers."
Mrs. Prestine complained to
West Park Policeman John Erk
sine. Erksine, despite the blus
tering of Martin and Adams, ar
rested all three of the men.
Erskine was found unconscious
in Union Park this morning. "He
had been slugged from behind
.with a billy
Martin, Adams and Sainte ap-
FOR INSULTING WOMEN
peared before Judge Dicker in the
Desplaines street court today.
Bob Asche, of the circulation de
partment of The Journal, was
there to help them out.
Martin is a Hearst employe,
but this made no difference to
Asche. The trus't newspapers
stand together in their thuggery.
Mrs. Prestine told her story.
The police told how they had
found revolvers on both Martin
and Adams after their arrest.
"This insulting of women and
this bullying of citizens by deputy
policemen in the employ of the
newspapers must stop," said
Judge Dicker. "It has been go
ing on too long now. This carry
ing of revolvers must stop, too.
I want it distinctly understood
that no deputy policeman in the
employ of a newspaper has a right
to carry a revolver except when
Then he fined Martin and
Adams $25 and costs each, and
Sainte $1 and costs.
Asche, of The Journal, paid
both Martin's and Adams' fine.
Martin and Adams still are
o o .
"For a whole yearI turned my
back on drink."
"You noble man, what were
"Driving a brewery wagon."