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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice aX
Chicago, ID., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
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VOL.3, NO. 253 Chicago, Saturday, July 25, 1914 ONE CENT
POLICE CHIEF GLEASON IS FLAYING
BOSSES' GAME IN GIRLS' STRIKE
Says Agnes Nestor In Testimony Before Federal Com'
mission Blames Orders From "Higher Up" for.
Slews of Union Waitresses' Arrests,
' Chief of Police Gleason is playing
the employers' end in the waitresses'
strike now on, and did the same
thing when he was a police captain
fighting women of the glove workers'
union, according to Agnes Nestor.
She is president of the Women's
Trade Union League and the Inter
national Glove Workers' Union, and
testified "before the federal industrial
relations commission yesterday.
"I saw a picket arrested yester
day," she said. "We passed h'er as
she was walking up and down the
sidewalk. There was no other person
near her. She was not talking to
anybody nor making any motions of
"A patrol wagon swung around the
corner. Two uniformed policemen
got out. They took the picket and
hustled her into the wagon.
"Hundreds of just such arrests
have been made during the Knah and
Henrici strikes this year. The plan
is to get us into court, eat up our
funds and break the spirit of the girls.
It only makes the girls all the more