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ALDERMEN WANT POLICE FORCE
PROBED HEALY EXPLAINS
Aldermen Lynch and Merriam both
sprung orders before the council po
lice committee today, requesting an
investigation of ChicagcJs police de
partment Merriam's order was based on
charges made against the police by
State's Att'y Hoyne recently. Lynch
based his on general complaints
made against Healey's outfit
The whole police committee-of 16
will meet with Hoyne within the next
few days and go over the police situ
ation. Chief Healey .explained, in a let
ter read to the city council last night,
why he had not enforced the order
passed by council calling for all pri
vate sleuths to wear their stars on
the outside of their coats.
"I did not enforce it," said Healey,
"because Corporation Counsel Ettel
son claimed the council order ille
gal." Aid. Buck, in a statement to a
Day Book reporter today, takes a
slam at Healey. ,!He took advantage
of a technicality," said Buck. "It
was entirely in his discretion to en
force it, in spite of the ruling of Et
telson. He's dodging the issue."
CONCERNING SLUSH FUND
Wm. T. O'Brien, former chief of
detectives, today told the civil service
commission that the police defense
slush fund was started while he held
office. He said he put the question
up to Chief Gleason and the chief
said it was all right. Gleason is ex
pected to be called to tell what he
ED NOYES DROPS DEAD
Edward H. Noyes, 55, 1455 Hyde
Park blvd., wealthy grain man and
member of the Chicago Board of
Trade, dropped dead in the wheat pit
today from heart disease.
Fire in A. Weiss & Co. cafe, 176
W. Adams, Damage $3,000.
Unemployment will be discussed
from various angles before a meet
ing of legislative section of Political
Equality league, Saturday, 2 p. m., in
Florentine room, Congress hotel.
Hoter Keepers' protective assh will
meet Wednesday, Nov., 24, in the K.
P. hall, 180 W. Washington at 7:45
p. m. Morris Slater will talk on or
ganization. Painters' Local Union No. 194 will
listen to lecture from Carl D. Thomp
son on "Municipal Ownership," Wed
nesday, Nov. 24, 9 p. m. Schlitz hall,
Division and Ashland. .
LABOR AGENCY IN BAD
Michael Massaro, proprietor of the
Russian Employment agency, 68
Milwaukee av., was fined $50 today
for sending a'boy to the Strongbeart
Printing Co., 2917 S. State st, to get
a job without having a bona fide or
der for a- man to work there.
R. J. Knight inspector of labor
agencies, got wind of it and gained
another victory. Revocation of his
labor agency license accompanies
CONTINUE GUSZKOWfiKI CASE
Hearing in the case of four men
held in connection with the murder
of Mike Guszkowski, garment work
er, was continued to Nov. 29.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Grain and
provisions up. Dec wheat close.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Market
dulL Prices steady.
Fair tonight with lowest temper
ature near freezing point; Wednes
day fair, with rising temperature;
probably becoming unsettled by
night; westerly shifting to south
west winds and increasing Wednes
day. Temperature Monday: High
est, 35; lowest, 31.
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