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"BONDSMEN ARE LEECHES"
GOING TO GET AFTER THEM
Acting Police Chief Schuettler had
a big new 'worry today and it came
to him by order of court Morals In
spector Hanna called and gave
Schuettler some very disagreeable in
formation regarding the conduct of
policemen and professional bonds
men. The call was made and infor
mation given at the behest of Judge
Uhlir( who learned that a profession
al bondsman had solicited a woman
prisoner in her cell.
"Bondsmen are leeches," said
Hanna. "They make more money
out of the courts than Chicago does.
The city police work to get business
for them. Patrolmen often carry
their cards and give them to men
they arrest Detectives are known
o,have visited prisoners in their calls
to get business for bondsmen."
Many of the professional bonds
men have grown extremely rich from
the money they have gotten from un
fortunates, much of it from women
of the streets.
CARPENTERS GIVE FINANCIAL
HELP TO CLOTHING WORKERS
Union carpenters, Locals Nos. 1922
and 1367, have officially donated $50
and $100 to the strike fund of the
Amalgamated Garment Workers.
While the Amalgamated is not a
member of the A. F. of L., the car
penters want the public to know that
they are strong for the cause of the
striking garment workers. Through
loop dailies the employers tried to
make the impression that the A. F.
of L. unions wanted to see the Amal
gamated lose the strike. John Wal
ter president of 111. Fed. of Labor,
gave the lie to this sort of talk in a
public address Sunday.
The $100 check of Carpenters'
Local No. 1367 is still at The Day
Book office. It will be turned over to
the Amalgamated whenever a respon
sible person walks around the corner
from Amalgamated headquarters to
T NEW CARRIE NATION AT WORK
Leavenworth, Kan., Nov. 2. Car
rie Nation has a successor.
Aroused because her husband had
postponed a trip until he could secure
liquid refreshments, Mrs. Edgar F.
Thomas seized an armful of bricks
and stormed a joint operated by Mar
tin Fitch in a shanty.
Her first volley crashed through a
window and was the signal for a
fiasty retreat of the patrpns. One
who attempted to carry off some of
the wet goods was brought down
with a well-aimed brick. Then Mrs.
Thomas entered the joint, smashed
everything in sight except a couple
of bottles, which she took to the po
lice station for evidence.
DECLARE PEACE MOVEMENTS
WILL SOON BEGIN
Zurich, Switzerland. That unof
ficial conferences looking toward
peace will be held shortly at Lucerne
was asserted positively by several
Swiss Socialist newspapers today,
despite all inspired denials.
Prince Von Buelow, former Ger
man chancellor, it' was declared, will
be one of the diplomats present The
representatives of two otner bellig
erent powers were reported to have
arrived at Geneva. Impossible to
U. S. WANTS EXPLANATION FROM
Washington, Nov. 2. England was
asked by the United States to explain
the seizure of the American steamer
Hocking at Halifax. Sec'y of State
Lansing sent a note to American Am-,
bassador Page at London directing
him to secure a Britisfcfexplanation.
This prompt action was taken to
challenge the new English policy of
questioning validity of transfers of
ships to the American flag.
That a vigorous protest will be
made contesting: the shin seizure
1 policy .was officially stated,5
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