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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 13, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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LAST EDITION ONE CENT
COOK COUNTY SALOONS WON'T CLOSE
SAYS SHERIFF TRAEGER LATEST WAR NEWS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 14 Chicago, Wednesday, October 13, 1915 398g
HOW POLICE AND PRESS
PROTECTSIUGGERS
Mrs. Medill McCormick and Club Women Say News
papers Help Police Cover Up on Slugging Fifty
Sworn Statements From People Mauled
by Coppers Papers Mum.
How newspapers and police double-cross
the people of Chicago is'dis
cussed by Mrs. Medill McCormick in
a statement given The Day Book to
day. She was appointed by the
women's committee o'f fifteen as
press chairman. She said:
"For some reason or other we have
not been able to get our. view of the
cause of the garment workers print
ed in the newspapers
"Miss Sophonisba Breckenridge, at
our .meeting Monday, xead sworn
statements of 50 women and girls
handled by the police. We have had
from 30 or 40 women each day on the
picket line with the girls on strike.
Our women have witnessed with their
own eyes or carefully checked up on
serious charges of police violence and
police use of obscene and profane
language.
"We have asked newspapers to
print facts and evidence which we be
lieve convincing proof that the police
department is in some manner under
control or influence of clothing man
ufacturers who .wish to defeat the
who have.beea totaJ&Jnsolejafly Lfitoifjj .
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