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CHICAGO FEDERATION, OF LABOR PROPOSES
t WAY TO TREAT WITH UNEMPLOYED
CALUMET MINERS STANDING FIRM 7
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, gggBaa Tef. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. tggs Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By-Mai!, 50 Cents a Month.
V0L.XN0.93 Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 17, 1914 ONE CENT
JUDGE THOS. SCULLY TAKES A RAP
AT MODERN COURT METHODS
Says Rich Should Not Be Allowed To Buy! Freedom
While Poor Are Forced To Sfyrve Time "If a Man
Deserves Punishment-Let Him Go ToJ.ail" -Slap
at Rogues Gallery. System: '
"I don't believe in the-system of
fining men found guilty, of- offenses.
It's a discrimination against the men j
who haven't the amount of the fine
imosed,'is the way Municipal.Judge !
Scully criticizes modem.;court,meh- j
ods. - .
Judge Scully has come to this con-r
elusion 'as a result ttfnis'long' ex
perience on the Chicago bench.
"I am firmly, convinced that.. the i
present system' does no gopd.y con-:
tinued the judge. "Well say, for fcv
Stance, that three' men arearralgned-
before me, charged with the same of
.fense. I fine them each ?25 and costs.
To two of the men the fine is noth
ing; they pull it right' out of their
pockets and go free. The other man
is broke; he has no friend's and he
can't pay the fine. So he goes to
Jail, not for thje offense, but because
:he "didn't have the necessary money
'to buy his freedom.
''Such a thing is travesty on jus
tice. You know, in view of this and
ieyeral other things that occur daily,
Tdon't wonderthey represent justice
.as being blindfolded.