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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 13, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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into the wagon so that she fell,
breaking her glasses and bruising her
face. Oct 7 on 5th av. Patrolman
2018 said to her and another girl:
"Girls, don't walk around here; I will
give you a man for tonight that's a
better job."
Hit With Club.
Ida Miller, 17, of 1457 Spruce St.,
worked for Edward Rose & Co.; av
erage $4 a week. Oct 4 about 5 p. m.
walked with Molly Steinberg on Har
rison st. "Mounted policeman block
ed our way and another came up and
began to push us." Deponent states
she told officer: 'Keep your hands
off. We are not doing anything and
wfi have a right to the sidewalk.' "
The officer struck her with his club
across the face, blood began to flow
from her nose and she fainted. When
she, recovered she was 'in a near-by
store, where she had been carried by
bystanders."
Cop Drags Her
Lillian Schaps, 22, of 1330 S.
SDrinefleld av.. worked as baster for
Marx & Brown at $5 a week. Oct. .4
about 5 o'clock was with other girl;
strikers going east on Harrison st
Mounted Policeman No. 3932 charg
ed at them when they tried to cross
street Officer 4770 swore at them
and said they were "crazy fools" and
"wild Indians" and "You've got no
business on Harrison st; where you
belong is S. State st" Officer 4770
seized her by the arm, dragged her
from the edge of the sidewalk and
threw her against a building. Bruised.
Thrown into wagon with 15 other
girls.
Cop 4422 Uses Force
Rose Deninberg, 21, of 1434 N.
Rockwell st was finisher for Kling
Bros, at $6 a week. On Oct 4 about
5 p. m., on Harrison st, near Sher
man walked with another striker.
Near Royal Tailors shop Officer 4422
stopped them. She asked: "Can't we
walk on the public sidewalk?" Offi
cer 4422 did not reply, but pushed her
and ."she fell on the pavement and
narrowly escaped being trampled on
by the horse of a mounted police
man." She was thrown into a wagon
where one girl fainted and it was ne
cessary to break a window to get air
and revive her.
Sluggers Got Him
Joe Sherman, 715 Paulina st, Oct
11, about 8 a. m., walking with Miss
Julia Chief tis' south on Sherman st.,
near Polk st., was surrounded by five
sluggers. One of the sluggers held
his left arm and another his right
hand and he was struck five blows on
the mouth causing profuse bleeding
and a swelling of the upper lip. With
a bystander and Miss Chieftis all
three accosted a mounted policeman,
pointed out the sluggers to him and
asked him to arrest sluggers. Officer
at first did not answer, but finally
replied: "Go and get warrants for
them." They then met Officer No.
132 (tall, dark, wearing a mustache).
They pointed out the sluggers to him
and' asked him to make the arrest
and he also said; "Go get a warrant"
t Generally Mauled
Mrs. Josie Mart, 1428 Elk Grove
av., worked as finisher Kuh, Nathan
& Fischer, earning average of $4 a
week. Sept 29, about 4 p. m. "saw
a. fellow employe whom she knew
very well looking out of shop win
dow; she waved her handkerchief at
the girl on the inside; an officer reg
ularly stationed there came up to her
and took hold of her arms, gripping
them so tightly as to cause great pain
and black and blue marks, pulled her
hair, struck her in the head and
kicked her."
Schoenbrun Threatens
Lillian Jescke, 22, of 1743 Keenon
st., sleeve operator for Schoenbrun
Co., 844 Adams st, at $6 to $7 a week.
Oct 4 about 5:30 p. jn. Schoenbrun
said to deponent: "How would you
like to stay downtown in a hotel and
go to the theater two or thre6 times
a "week? I will give you anything
you ask for in wages if you stay and
work until the strike is over." Later
when she was picketing Schoenbrun
came and said: "I want you to under
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