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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 01, 1913, Image 2

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Henack answered them witn a
string of filthy curses
Walker, the motorman, caught
Henack's horse and dragged it over
to Policeman Patrick.. H. Keefe
Walker demanded that Keefe arrest
Henack,
Henack turned upon the police
man and cursed him as he had cursed
Walker.
Keefe laid his hand on Henack's
shoulders.
"Take your hand off me," yelled
Henack. "I'm on the Daily News. I'll
get your job if you arrest me, you
: . I'll have you
sent out to the woods, you
You can't arrest me. Yon don't dare
arrest a Daily News driver, you know
what you'll get.
Henack was taken to the Warren
avenue police station.
Walker demanded that Henack be
booked and held for trial today. The
desk sergeant, said this would be
done, and told Walker to appear in
the Desplaiiies street municipal court
this morning.
Walker did so. He found no Hen
ack there. He made inquiries. No
one at the Desplaines street court
knew anything about the case. In
quiries at Warren avenue revealed the
interesting fact that Henack never
had been booked at that station.
A Day Book reporter today tried to
find out why the Warren avenue po
lice station had not booked the Daily
News driver. Captain Joel Smith was
seen.
"I don't know," he said.
"Don't you know anything about
the case?" asked the reporter.
"No," said Smith. "You' see I
wasn't on last night."
"Don't you get reports on what
happens at your station during your
absence?"
"I don't know anything about this
case."
"Will you let me see the accident
report on the case?"
"No, I won't let you see the acci
' why not:"
"It's against the rules."
"You know that rule is not being
enforced just now, don't you; and
that it has not been enforced for
months?"
"I won't let you see the report."
"Have you any explanation to
make as -to why Henack, the Daily
News driver, was not booked?"
"I don't know anything about the
case." .
"Who does know about the case?"
"The desk sergeant who was on
duty at the time might."
"What desk sergeant was on duty
at the time?"
"I don't know."
''The time was 5 o'clock."
"Well, I don't know which desk-:
sergeant was on them."
A Day Book reporter tried to find
out what the Chicago Railways Com
pany was going to do about the case.
He went to Walker, the motorman.
"Did you report the case to the
company?" the reporter asked. ;
"Yes," said Walker.
"Did you mak$ any recommenda
tion?" .
"Yes, I recommended that the com
pany prosecute Henack, the News
driver." j
"Is the company going to do it?"
"I want to see plm prosecuted."
"Does that mean the company re
fused to prosecutje?"
"They said he' was a Daily News
driver."
Captain Joel Sjnith was willing to
say one bold thing about the case.
The reporter aked Smith if he did
not think that Henack should have
been booked afte creating the dis
turbance he did, and calling the
motorman, conductor and-Policeman
Keefe filthy names.
Huh!" said Smith, throwing out
his chest "I'd haje locked him up for
it. I wouldn't hap cared if he ha?
been the owner of The Daily News."
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When is a clocwon the stairs dan-
dent report". . xfejd
gerous? When it
runs dawn

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