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"What were your wages?"
"I got- $4."
"Yes, $4 a week. It was more than
I earned sewing. I was glad to get
it when I started. But I couldn't get
along on it LJiad to go to the
These are the main facts as they
will be entered into a record kept by
Mrs. Florence Kirk, probation officer
i in Judge Uhlir's court.
So many cases of the slim pay en
velope driving women to the streets
have come to Judge Uhlir that he de
cided months ago to tab them. Sum
maries and conclusions will be given
out by the court
BLAME THE HIGHER-UPS FOR
ROTTEN POLICE TACTICS
Will the council police committee
lay blame for police brutality on
Chief Healey and Mayor Thompson?
Aid. Rodriguez' order to have the po
lice committee find where the police
get their orders to club and slap peo
ple on the streets passed council last
night and Rodriguez said:
"Don't lay all the blame on the
cops. They work under orders. Look
for higher, up.
"Let's find who the power is behind
he police department. There are
business interests willing to pay for
(he kind of rough stuff pulled off the
'st five days.
'I have affidavits from girls, wom
t n and men who have been clubbed,
slapped across the mouth, pinched
black and blue, brushed against by
policemen on horseback.
"Now I happen to know that some
cops don't like the kind of work they
have orders to carry out
"Blame for this must be laid some
where at the head of the police de
partment or at the head of the city
"It is suggested that the special
strike committee appointed by his
honor, the mayor, should take up this
matter. That would be useless. The
honorable mayor is not the official
who should appoint this committee.
Let it go to the regular council police
committee which is now to investi
gate the whole general conduct of the
police department in handling crooks
and in keeping crooks on the depart
ment payroll That's the committee
for this job. Let's go through on it
and make the job a good one." .
BOSSES TURN DOWN POSSIBLE
After trying for two weeks to get a
reply from Martin Isaacs, attorney
for the Chicago Employing Tailors'
ass'n, J. G. Grossberg, att'y for the
state board of arbitration, sent a
communication by special messenger
which required an answer.
Isaacs answered in seven words:
"Your proffered services are declined
In another letter dispatched today
Grossberg tells Isaacs that he is la
boring under a "misapprehension,"
that he was not asking for arbitra
tion, but merely an interview in the
"interests of industrial peace."
"The attitude taken by the employ
ing tailors is not the correct attitude
for any concern or firm or associa
tion to take regarding a strike of such
serious proportions as this," said
Grossberg this morning. "In almost
all cases there is cause for arbitra
tion. The Employing Tailors' ass'n
has not acted courteously in refusing
our services, which have not yet even
been tendered. I seek for an oppor
tunity to offer them."
Grossberg foresaw the strike as
early as Sept 10 and made strenuous
efforts to get in touch with Isaacs.
Isaacs told him that he knew of no
tailors' union, that all of their em
ployes were contented, that there was
no prospects of a strike, and that
there was nothing to arbitrate and
nothing to discuss.
Isaacs knows more today than he
did on Sept 10.
New York. Many Armenian prp
fessors of Euphrates college, at Har
poot, tortured and killed by Turks.