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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 08, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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may Te out of the game for the rest
of the season. His shoulder was hurt
in yesterday's game with Brooklyn.
The loss of the red-topped catcher
would be a hard blow to Moran's
chances.
Pittfeds clirffbed by spanking Kaws
twice. Konetchy, Oakes and Mowrey
batted hard.
Brooklyn made it three straight
over Newark, Finneran allowing
three hits. Beulbach was hit hard.
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ONE WAY THE POLICE ARE ON
THE CLEANING OUT JOB
A social worker said the police
force of Chicago got hysterical on
Sunday and remained that way on
Monday and this is what she based
her opinion on.
From the elevator on the 9th floor
of the city hall the corridor to the
boys' court was almost a solid mass
of men and women and boys and.
girls. Inside the courtroom there
was not much less of a crowd, but
there must have been a lot of cops
missing from their beats because a
good proportion of them were hang
ing around the court waiting to tes
tify against boys ranging from 17 to
20.
Without picking out any particular
cases a Day Book reporter made a
memorandum of these in rotation
after hearing the remark of the so
cial worker.
Boy, 17, arrested for vagrancy.
Worked up until a month ago and
lives with his parents. Three police
officers testified against him; one to
the effect he had seen the boy in
company with thieves; the other to
the effect that he had seen the boy
in company with boys he believed to
be thieves, and the third that he had
seen the boy in bad company.
"It has been argued that a minor
cannot be held under the vagrancy
law," said Judge Trude. "The pa
rents are responsible."
"Well, couldn't the complaint be
changed to larceny?" asked one of
the officers who had given no testi
mony of larceny. Case continued a
week. o
Four boys on gambling charge, one
as look-out Two officers. First
story of one officer that he had found
boys gambling and one boy had putt
50 cents in his pocket Later amend$
ed by officer to fact that he saw dice
and money in the alley, but did not?
see anyone handling either. . Dis
charged.
Case of assault, 5 arrested, include
ing girl accused by police of hidingJ
boys. One boy fined $10 and costs:1
Others discharged.
Two boys arrested charged withL
larceny on police complaint. Actual
crime taking auto for ride without
owner's permission. Leave to file
complaint denied.
Four boys charged with rioting be-j
cause they were in a crowd. No evi-ij
dence to hold boys on charge. Dis-
charged. , '
Seven boys arrested charged with,')
shaking dice in barn in which they
worked. City prosecuting attorney '
recommended that they be discharg-
ed. They were.
Two boys arrested on riot charge.;
No evidence to support charge. Leave
to file complaint denied. ;
One boy no wagon license. Officer
later discovered he had. Discharged, j
One boy no wagon license, no ve-'
hide tax. Vehicle tax charge proven
untrue. Withdrawn. Boy discharg
ed on securing peddling license.
There were nearly 200 cases, but
the reporter left at the end of these.
The police are cleaning up Chicago.
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HER GUESS
EstherWhy did Wagner compose
such terribly loud music?
Cora Perhaps his wife was deaf
and he did it to annoy her! Yonkers
Statesman.
A Sheffield steel firm has recently
evolved a new product which is called'
stainless steel, which when brought
to a bright, polished finish is proof,
against rust, stain or tarnish.
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