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mlt for parade of strikers to pass
t"irough the wholesale clothing dis-
trict and loop to show number of
strikers actually out.
MUST FACE ALDERMEN-
Charles Clarence Healey, chief of
police, will he calledjiersonally at an
early date to tell the city council po
lice committee what he,. the police
chief, knows about connections be
tween high police officials and crooks.
"Rotten work by the police in sev
eral specific situations has convinced
Chairman Lynch that there's nothing
glse to do but tear the lid off the po
lice department, and he will start by
calling Chief Healey and asking him
some pointed questions the city wants
to hear answered," said an alderman
of the police committee. "The com
mittee may meet this week and map
out plans for a probe to go straight
State's Att'y Hoyne will be called to
tell what he knows, it is reported.
That Hoyne would make a sensation
al witness is well understood, as it is
expected he has specific facts which
he may let out to throw more light
on his statement of June 13, when
Chief Healey made department ap
pointments. "I had hopes of the co-operation of
the police department," said Hoyne at
that time, "in view of the promises
made to me by Chief of Police Healey.
I have no wish to reflect on him per
sonally, but it is plain that the agents
of organized criminality therefore,
through indirect influences, are again
in complete control of the police de
partment" Hoyne then pointed to P. D.
O'Brien, captain of detectives, and
Wm. Luthardt, secretary of the police
department, along with the reinstate
ment of former Chief of Police Mc
Weeney as poor signs for good police
Merriam crime committee recom
mendations sneezed at by Chief
Healey will be threshed out
Aldermen Stern, Buck, McCor-
mick and Blaha are known to be
keenly interested in the way things
have been running under Chief
Aid. John C. Kennedy wants to
know why the chief gets a big force
of reserves ready for strike duty be
fore a strike has been called, as in
the case of the garment workers this
week. Kennedy says he will ask why
the chief didn't call in union officials
and talk it over with them before
sending men out with clubs to UBe on
the army of men and women who are
trying to force clothing magnates to
shave a slice off their profits toward
a living wage for the workers.
BITS OF NEWS .
Fishing permitted in Jackson park
lagoons after Oct 1 if casting is done
from boat No shore fishing allowed.
Bandit ate steak in Steven Leven
des' restaurant, 416 Hush. Turned
gun on waiter. Got $32.
John W. Coppersmith, whose wife
and child were murdered by Russell
Pethick, will try to force second trial,
this time on charge of murdering the
child, in hopes of getting death sen
tence for him.
Mrs. Hann'a strom, 46, 4716 Pen-sa'-'-in
5,v Head; heart trouble.
Mayor Thompson to open new
rain, nation at Lake Bluff today. To
send message to Pres. Wilson via Ar
lington. Mavor Pearson, Evanston, sat in
front of city council in private's uni
form. Is Bort Sheridan "rookie."
WON'T STING U, S.
Washington. The U.- S. Is pre
pared to prevent unloading of low
priced goods from foreign countries
upon our shores at the end of war,
Sec'y of Commerce Redfield told the
United Press today.