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BEEF BARONS' PLAN GETS SETBACK
FAIL TO STOP FOREIGN MEAT BOUND FOR U. S.
FRANCE CALLS YOUNG BOYS TO COLORS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL 5,10. 54 Chicagp, Tuesday, November 30, 1915 3
THUGS DO BIG SHARE
OF RULING IN (HI.
Ellen Gates Starr Tells a Bunch of Ministers How the
Private Guards and Gunmen Run Wild Big Cloth
ing Bosses Pay Them for Slugging Work.
. Chief Healey's police were a topic
in First Methodist church meeting
yesterday of the Church Federation
council of 200 ministers from all over
Chicago. Ellen Gates Starr spoke.
" 'Get to hell out of here !' is a re
mark I have heard frequently from
policemen speaking to girls and
women at the garment shops," said
Miss Starr. "The profanity of the
officers, however, is not to be corn-
spared with their other remarks.
EiVIany of the things they say are un-
f quotable. No girl or woman unlessr
3trutea oy in. accompasneq pios
titute could quite understand the
depths of vice and vileness meant by
these remarks of the 'police.
"I have been in the midst of the
strike now for eight or nine weeks.
As a religious woman I feel it my
duty to take part in this strike until
justice is done. I am a member in
good standing of the Protestant
Episcopal church and I am willing to
be cross-examined on the things I
have seen. My statements are so
serious that I am careful in every de
tail of fact I allege.
' "I have seen" girls get their arms