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NATALBY'S IS HIT BY
GIRLS WANT FAIRNESS
MRS. POTTER PALMER
FINALLY LETS SOME
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
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VOL. 3, NO. 152
Chicago, Friday, March 27, 1914
SAYS NERO WOULD HAVE HOWLED AT
THE NEW MUNICIPAL COURT PLAN
And His Howl Would Be One of Delight, Says Ass't Cor
poration Counsel Nicholas Michels Raps the
Tar Out of the Proposed Act.
The new. Municipal Court plan,,
which Chief Justice Harry Olson of
the Municipal Court is trying to
sneak over on the voters this spring,
comes in for a burning attack by
Assistant Corporation Counsel Nich
,. "Tiberius, Caligula and Nero would
howl with delight at this modern law
which practically re-enacts, makes
possible and justifies all of the brutal
violatons of the laws of Rome," thun
ders Mchels. , "One involuntarily is
carried back to the malicious perse
cutions of the early Christians at the
behest of a set of1 debauched black
mailers that sought to make a living
out of the misery of honest citizens."
Michels warns people that under
the plan any policeman, board of
park, commissioner, or any conserva
tor of peace, will have the power to
arrest with or without process all
persons who shall break the peace or
be found violating any law. Also that
any judge can issue a warrant at any
hour of the night without due process
Ther oldest bulwark of citizens
against persecution by officers of the
law is the "Bill of Rights," which follows: