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PERSON IS BROUGHT
TO CHICAGO COURZ
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, m., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Stmday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
t . ' a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 213
Chicago, Monday, June 8, '114
PROMINENT CHICAGOANS FLOCK TO
SUPPORT OF MORE PLAY FOR BOYS
Lieut. M. J. Gallery and William Cunnea Strong for the
Ided "Don't Blame Police for Chasing Boys" f
Says Gallery Blame the Fathers, the ' '
Laws and Ordinances. ' '
(Lieut. M. J. Gallery o fthe Rogers
Park station is a veteran policeman.
He is well qualified to represent the
attitude of the police. William A.
Cunnea has had cause to see the ef
fect of clean playing on boys in his
long experience as an attorney.)
BY. M. J. GALLERY,
Lieutenant of Police.
I would like to tell little Eddie
O'Connor the truth about "why po
licemen cliase boys off vacant lots
and streets, etc." I would not at
tempt to do so if1 it was not for the
fact that everybody-(almost)" believes
that it is the policeman who are to
blame even my good friend, the
Editor, as well as my old friend, Judge"
Scully, may be of the same opinion.
Ill be short and I'll be truthful (like
The Day Book) . Policemen are com
pelled to enforce all laws and or
dinances. There is an ordinance
against playing ball or throwing
things on the public streets or ad
jacent lots. I have never deliberate
ly chased a boy from, playing on -the
street or lots, and I know of no po
liceman that delights in dding so.
The law compels us to do ao-
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