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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 06, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 2

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good hard, and direct, wallop at the
methods of the police.
"If such a case as this comes into
this court again while I am here I will
send for the officers and the captain
of the district -io explain things,"
Fisher said. ""
"The whole affair is an outrage.
It's rank police methods. The idea
of helding a boy, or anybody else, in
jail for three days without even
booking him!"
Fisher then advised the boy to sue
the city and the officers and turned
him loose.
B. Simon, store owner, who had
complained of the stone throwing,
absolutely failed to identify Allan as
one of the boys.
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SKIPPER FORD MOVES TO HAUL
BOYS OUT OF THE TRENCHES
Aboard Peace Ship Oscar II., Via
Wireless to Siasconset, Mass., Dec. 6.
Skipper Henry Ford today set in
motion the machinery by which he
hopes "to bring the boys out of the
trenches."
Ford began organizing peace com
mittees from groups of clergymen
students and other classes aboard
the peace ship. Even the newspaper
men were drafted into service.
Each of these committees will meet
a corresponding committee from a
neutral country at the coming peace
conference. They will work together
in choosing an international commis
sion to sit for the remainder of the
war to receive or offer suggestions
for peace. The commission's busi
ness primarily will be to give the
widest possible publicity to all peace
suggestions in contrast to the secret
methods of diplomats.
It now appears certain that at
least some of the peace pilgrims, In
cluding the leaders, will attempt to
cruss Germany enroute from Den
mark to Holland. They believe the
ai.horities of no belligerent nation
would dare interfere with their mis
sion despite the fact that they, lack
passports for Germany. .
The international peace commis
sion probably will sit in Copenhagen
instead of The Hague because of bet
ter cable facilities.
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MAYOR MEETS WITH BOSSES
JUST TO SHAKE HAND'S
Mayor Thompson, Corporation
Counsel Ettelson, Chief Healey and .
five of the big clothing bosses held
a confab in the mayor's offices Sat
urday. A regular little "getting ac
quainted party," as Ettelson called it
Jacob Abt, pres. Wholesale Tailors'
Manufacturers' ass'n; Louis B. Kup
penheimer, pres. of the concern un
der his name; Morris Rosenwald, vice
pres. Rosenwald & Weil; Ed L. Wick
wire, an official of Hirsch-Wickwire
Co., and Alonzo Tyner of Ed. V. Price
& Co., were the clothing bosses
present
"The clothing men didn't say any
thing that has changed my views on
the strike," the mayor told a Day
Book reporter today. "They did not
ask me to do anything."
"Did anything come up that will
have bearing on your meeting with
Sidney Hillman of the garment strik
ers today?" the reporter asked.
"Both sides haxe presented evi
dence to the state's attorney's office,"
the mayor replied. "Ettelson will
confer with Hoyne regarding this
next week."
Louie Kuppenheimer called Ettel
son up and the meeting was ar
ranged. It lasted two hours. Mere
ly a handshaking affair.
Another conference with Sidney
Hillman of the Amelgamated gar- A
ment workers' union will be granted (
by the mayor this week, it was stated
to Aid. Utpatel today.
Whether enormous losses caused
the manufacturers by the eleven
weeks' tie-up of business has had any
effect on their attitude toward arbi
tration is not known. One rumor at
city hall had it they may say yes to
meeting a meditatioa committer ,

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