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HILLMAN .DISCUSSES POLICE
METHODS FROM" ALL-IN BED
Sidney Hillman's reserve fund of
vitality came to an end last night
Today, from a sick bed in the Hotel
La Salle, he is directing the strike.
Since the struggle" began he has
made an average of six speeches a
day and has never slept more than
six hours a night.
Last night he was near collapse,
His aids hurried him to the hotel and
put him to bed. This morning, after
a 12-hour nap, he said to reporters:
"I feel fine. You'll see me back on
the firing line this afternoon. Let me
know if anything else happens."
In a statement issued last night
Second Deputy Superintendent of
Police Schuettler blames the strik
ers for all the trouble. He tells them
to "obey the law and stop putting
strong arm men on the job."
The chief has no evidence that the
strikers have sluggers. If so he would
have produced it before the council
committee which found the methods
employed by the police in handling
the strike as "unnecessarily brutal."
"This is practically proof that
Schuettler's methods in handling a
strike are wrong," Hillman said. "He
believes in sluggers on the employ
er's side, but not on the union side.
He goes so far as to accuse us of
employing them. Twenty of our peo
ple were arrested for peaceful picket
Torrens committee of Cook Coun
ty Real Estate Board gives dinner to
night at Halsted street cafe, 6312 S.
Halsted st. Judge Kickham Scanlan,
County Recorder Jos. P. Connery and
Pres. Richard N. Wolfe of the realty
board are among the speakers.
Margaret A. Haley and Aid. Wm. E.
Rodriguez are headliners of big mass
meeting planned by the 15th Ward
Socialist party in the Sabin school,
n. w. cor. Hirsch and Leavitt sts., Fri
day, Oet 29, p. m.
High school students will give com
petitive talks at Chicago Single Tax
club, 64 W-'-Randolph', Oct 29, to the
Medium of exchange that cannot
be used for speculation will be dis
cussed at Memorial Church of Christ,
729 Oakwood blvd., Sunday, Oct 31,
at 3 p. m.
Hallowe'en social, Saturday even
ing, Oct 30, 1917 Richmond st, Es-
ther Falkenstein settlement. Fine $'
Drama and ball will be given Oct
30, West Side Auditorium, by Relief
Society for Political Exiles and Pris
oners in Russia.
Women's Trade Union league ball,
Hotel La Salle, Sat, Oct 30.
IT'S FIFTH MURDER THERE
IS ANOTHER SIDE TO IT
A worn man and his aged wife "at
3302 Archer av. are wondering how
they will pay the grocery bill next
month. Their son, Patrolman J. P.
Furlong, 33, died yesterday, the vic
tim of the fifth unsolved murder in
11 days. He was slugged as he "pull
ed" the police box Monday It is be
lieved he was killed by gangsters.
Furlong's survivors will be entitled
to a pension. But Furlong was sc
married man and his wife will get alL.
the pension. His wife did not live,
with him. He was the sole support
of "his parents. "'
SHE COULD DO BUSINESS WITH"
THE MASONIC TEMPLE
New York, Oct 28. A fashionably
dressed young woman mounted a
soap box at 45th and Broadway to"
day and endeavored to sell the HoteT
Astor to the gaping passersby. o:
"Come on, you pikers," she said.
"What am I bid for this billion-doll ft
edifice for physical comfort?"
"I'll give you a million if you'll go
to my office," said Patrolman Loeb
"Sold," baid the woman and ag-
companied the copper to the station
Bellevue physicians said she waf:
mentally unbalanced. , f