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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 07, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 2',
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uneasiness by resorting to the old
game of police unfairness. Nearly
every policeman on strike duty right
now is hounding the girls and men as
though they had" a personal interest
Unionists performing""" peaceful
picket duty, which is allowed by law,
are arrested and dragged to the Cen
tral Station. Abuse and taunts are
hurled at the girls in an effort to pro
voke them ami in that manner get
some semblance of a case against
The police and the near-cops, un
der the direction of Nick Hunt, made
a sorry spectacle yesterday while ar
resting the girl pickets.
Some of the girls expressed their
knowledge of their constitutional
rights by sitting down and refusing
to be arrested without cause.
Then the police would drag them
to the station amid the jeers of the
crowd. After each arrest the police
would slink back to the scene of the
strike, enter the restaurant and be
smiled upon by M. J. Collins, head
of the HenricI firm.
Last night a Day Book reporter
witnessed the farcical arrest of Fred
Eberling, president of the Cooks' and
Pastry Cooks', and the uncalled-for
bullying of Tony Weth, business
agent of the Bakers and Confection
ers. Tony Weth strolled down Ran
dolph street. Three husky policemen
bravely surrounded hi mand began
letting out a volley of abuse and
A sergeant in uniform threatened
to break his head if he didn't get
miles from Randolph street. Edward
Nockels then came to Weth's rescue.
Shortly after Fred Eberling and
Elizabeth Maloney of the Waitresses'
"Union, walked along. Four police
men immediately surrounded them.
The others watched at a distance,
ready to dash to the rescue of their
four brother officers.
After strolling up and down a few
times Eberling was shoved, abused
and thrown into jail. For some
strange reason they didn't touch
Miss Maloney, although she com
mitted the same "crime" as Eberling,
namely, walking peacefully along a
Others who were arrested during
Miss Carrie Alexander, 35 South
Dearborn street, president of the
Waitresses' Union; arrested twice.
Catherine Jacobs, 20 years old,
3115 Indiana avenue; arrested twice.
Sophie Dreislein, 28 years old, 736
Root street; arrested twice.
Laura Willhoite, 26 years old, 909
School street; arrested twice.
Margaret Butler, 23 years old, 35
South Dearborn street.
Marie -Shannon, 22 years old, 35
South Dearborn street.
Hazel Conroy, 22 years old, 618
Vera Meehan,- 21 years old, 3811
Helen Jones, 22 years old, 679 La
Lena Rushton, 20, and Marie Ul
rich, 21, whose addresses were not
The men arrested gave the follow
ing names: Charles Carmen, Na
tional Hotel; C. Kuenzel, 4622 Su
perior street; Fred Eberling, 71 West
Monroe street; Frank Cosino, gave
no address; John Gress, 172 Hill
street; Frank Daugh, 916 Wells
street; Rudolph Kern ,159 Wendell
All were released under nominal
bonds for hearing this morning.
They took jury trials when ar
raigned this morning.
FEAR SHIP MAY BREAK UP
Manasquan, N. J., Feb. 7.- Fast
aground on Squan Beach, the En
glish tramp steamer Queen Louise
is being closely watched by lifesav-
ers who are ready to take off her
crew of 20 men by means of the
breeches buoys if the vessel shows
any sign of breaking up.