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PLENTY OF CHANCE TO DO SOME
BOOSTING cIN THE STRIKE
The mayor gave out-another pros
perity interview today,' He predicted
another business'hgpm, and talked of.
the big improvementsHhe burg need
ed and was going to get if he had
his way, including a Town Hall in
But what did he say h6 was going
to do to help the garment workers
get enough from the prosperity to let
theni livd without slavery' of mothers
and prostitution of ' daughters.
Oh! He said the striking garjnent
workers were outlaw unionists He
doesn't seem to care what happens to
the mothers and daughters in the
families of some 20,"000 citizens.
"I agree with Corporation Coun
sel Polsom's opinion regarding jri
vate police," said the mayor.
Folsom's opinion invalidated the
order of city council that private po
lice and sluggers must not be em
ployed by garment makers. Folsom
and the mayor believe it is all right
for factory owners to pay strong
arm men to do duty against the
Aid. Buck says Folsom's opinion is
based on a trivial technicality. "The
council will put through another or
der against the private police and
word it so that Folsom's opinions
cannot harm it," said Buck.
"I can't see how any one can want
to reduce protection," said the mayor
in criticising council's action.
Pass the prosperity pie!
THOUSANDS MARCH BEHIND
Five thousand garment workers
marched from the synagogue at Divi
sion and Lincoln av. today behind
the body of Samuel Kapper, striker,
who was murdered on Halsted st
Monday. The marchers disbanded
at Madison st Burial of Kapper was
made in Forest Home cemetery.
It was planned to continue the
march to th ubs' ball'parkand hold';
annass-xneeting there, but the .park
could notBe"-securecL.Ihe. Jaig vacant
lot outside the, ball park was avail
able, but-Sidney-Hillman refused, to
allow his strikers to meet there, fear
ing police and iired sluggers would
instigate trouble in order to turn pub
lic sympathy against the strikers.
v Hillman arose from a" sidk bed to
participate in the .march.
POLICE AND WANTED MAN IN
EXCITING GUN BATTLE
.After-a gun battle, five detectives
of the Black Hand -squad, under De
tective Woods, nabbed Joseph No
velTo at 135th st and the 1 jC, tracks
today. Following a tip that Novello
was in hiding, the sleuths "went for
him in an auto. He gave fight and
in return was shot In the leg. Was
taken to the West Pullman hospital
Will be brought to detective head
quarters when able.
Police believe they have made .a
good catch. ' Novello Is finder sen
tence of-fromone to 'fourteen years
for shooting Detective Ed McGuire.
He had been released on bonds and
"The last time I saw Sylvia Pank
hurst Before the war," writes a Lon
don clubman, "she was in the arms
of a policeman being carried off to
the Vine street police station, fol
lowed by scores of militants shriek
ing that women would never be
slaves. I saw her a few nights ago
down near Poplar way, where she
was presiding over a 2-penny restaurant"
CHICAGO GRAIN. Grain and pro
visions up. Dec. wheat close, $1.00. A
NEW YORK STOCKS. War v
stocks all sold down.. Market un
steady. WEATHER FORECAST
Fair tonight and Friday; slightly
cooler tonight; moderate westerly
wind& Temperature Wednesday;
Highest; 64f lowest 53t