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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 61 Chicago, Wednesday, December 8, 1915 3
COURT FREES STRIKERS
ON OWN BOND
Only Those Charged With Felony Forced to Give Bail'
600 Affected Trials Begin in Desplaines Street
Court Gompers Backs Strike.
Over 600 garment strikers are
probably victims of false arrests by
harness bulls and fly cops acting
under orders of Chief Healey, accord
ing to ruling of Judge Frank Graham
today in Desplaines st court Court
said that in all cases -where the
charge is not felony the strikers shall
be released on their own recogni
zances. "Not a concealed weapon has been
'found on any striker and not ''in one
case, tried so. far have the police fur
or jury to lay even a $1 fine against
any striker," said Att'y William A.
Cunnea. "If the police had made any
showing with evidence in their nu
merous charges of violence and dis
order it is not likely the court would
release 600 strikers today on their
own pledges that they will appear for
trial when wanted.
The entire American and British,
trades union movements are now
committed to sympathy action with.
Ithe clothing workers on strike In
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