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POLICE GIVING COURT BETTER
HELP ON BOY QUESTION
The police seem to be getting a
better understanding of the general
fitness of things in making arrests of
boys. Recently there have been so
few of the senseless arrests that
were so common in the past that
Judge Fisher today made comment
upon the matter from the boys' court
"The police are giving the court
better co-operation," said Judge
Fisher. yThere have been fewer
senseless arrests. Recently there
have been no lads put under arrest
and haled before this bench because
they whistled too loud or did some
thing equally as harmless, if boyish."
Judge Fisher a short time ago
twice from the bench "climbed the
collar" of police who put in jail
youths who had done nothing but
some boyish prank that could in no
manner be construed as a violation
of the law.
Judge Fisher made his remarks on
the police after the preliminary hear
ing of the four boys charged with
holding up Walter Schroeder, 1061
Spaulding av., and four others. The
four boys concerned are all out on
bonds ranging from $2,000 to $5,000.
They are: Frank Slitinsky, 16, 2149
W. 18th; Andrew Jarnecki, 23, 2313
W. 18th; Frank Wajczak, 18, 21l W.
18th; Michael Adams, 18, S. Leavitt
and W. 21st
2,500 TEAMSTERS STRIKE
A teamsters' strike has been called.
Twenty-five hundred members of the
Excavating, Grading and Asphalt
Teamsters' union struck today for a
$2 a week increase. Their commit
tee refused to consider an offer of
$1.10 a week increase brought for
ward by the Chicago Contracting
Team Owners' ass'n.
Sfere is some of the work held up
bythe atrikej , ,
Excavating for the Union depot at
Polk street and the river.
Change in sewer system necessary
for new Union depot.
Mayfair pumping station.
Ejevation of tracks and building of
subways for Western Indiana and
Rock Mand railroads.
Addition to W. M. Hoyt plant, 22d
street and. bridge.
Wrecking'1 chair factory, Wabash
av. and 15th sL
There are also many large build
ings in the loop and vicinity being
wrecked, the work on which will
Chas. Preble, representative of the
state board of arbitration, has offered
services of the board. Ed Coleman
of the strikers signified their willing
ness to arbitrate.
The main reason for the strike was
given is that the Contracting Team
Owners' ass'n raised ;their rates $6
per week. Workers figured they
were entitled to $2 of the six.
' WAR BULLETINS
Rome. Italian troops may be or
dered to proceed to relief of hard
pressed Montenegrins within 48
hours. King Victor Emanuel today
summonedmilitary chiefs and mem
bers of cabinet into conference on
Athens. Greece has addressed a
vigorous protest to allied powers
against occupation of island of Corfu.
London. Miners' Federation, the
strongest labor union in United King
dom, will vote on resolution declar
ing in favor of national strike against
London. Anglo-French troops
from Gallipoli are being landed at
Salonika to reinforce Sarrail's army.
Bulgarian authorities estimate
that 250,000 Anglo-French forces
are now in Greece and that more
than 300,000 will be concentrated be
tween Salonika and Greek border be
fore end of another seek. -j