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POLICE ADMIT HABIT OF ACCEPTING FAVORS
FROM STRIKEBOUND ESTABLISHMENTS
That police on strike duty are in
the habits of accepting favors from
the owners of the strike-bound estab
lishment was the admission 6f Police
Sergeant John Anderson before the
three judges hearing the Henrici res
taurant injunction proceedings.
"We ate at Henrici's during the
trouble," admitted Anderson. "The
police are always take care of at the
expense of the employers during a
strike. It's the usual custom."'
Anderson cited the newspaper
strike, the freight handlers' strike and
the strike of the teamsters as strikes
wherein the police were taken care
Wm. G. Collins was recalled to the
stand by Attorney Edgar Lee Masters,
counsel for the waitresses, and quiz
zed concerning the union of restau
He admitted that representatives
from the States restaurant, Plant
ers', Al Tearney's, The Rienzi, Tom
Chamales', Old Savoy, Kuntz-Remm-ler's
and the Auto Inn were there in
addition to the list already given out.
Policewoman Anna Loucks testi
fied that she was given the 53 affi
davits from the' Henrici's employes,
in which they said they were satis
fied, by Major Funkhouser and told to
interview the girls.
She went to Collins and when she
said she was a policewoman he al
lowed her to interview the girls, al
though he had refused permission to
the committee of clubwomen.
Mike Hurley (Officer 813) swore
that he was gentle in handling the
Anna Burke, owner ot the hotel
where Ora Duree roomed at the time
her arm was twisted by the police,
said that she had seen Miss Duree
combing her hair and using the in
jured hand right after the occur
rence. She denied the charge that she
aided private detectives, hired by
Henrici's, in spying on Miss Duree by
taking down the shade in the girl's
Assistant Corporation Counsel
Ganey argued for the police and said
there was "tranquility on Randolph
street before the witresses' strike."
Attorney Willard McEwen opened
the arguments for the restaurant
bosses and said that if the waitresses
were successful at Henrici's they
would next attack The Fair depart
"No other case that you judges
have on your calendars is as import
ant in principle as this case and if
the waitresses win it will be virtually
the granting of the right to attack
any house in the loop."
Grocery store of Max Berkowitz,
528 N. Elizabeth St., entered by hold
up man. Grocer and clerk drove ban
Frank Shepaka, 2308 Fulton av.,
slashed Chester Price. Thought Price
saw wife too often. Price may die.
Lodgers at rooming house, 7 S.
Halsted st., jouted by fire.
Mrs. Glendower Evens of Boston is
delivering a series of. lectures on
minimum wage legislation in Massa
chusetts. Today's talk before City
Club and Chicago Women's Club.
Tomorrow before Second District
Federated Woman's Club and School
of Civics and Phllanthrophy.
Case of John F. Jelke, millionaire
oleo manufacturer and nine asso
ciates charged with defrauding gov
ernment in oleo tax, ha"s gone to jury.
Dora Davis, head assistant at Field
School, resigned. Alleged , to have
had trouble with principal of school.
Street cars collided at Kenzie and
Clark sts. Four hurt
Carl Wallgren, leprosy victim, may
be deported to Sweden.