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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 30, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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' WARRANT OPT FOR DELBRIDGE GIRL
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOLS, NO. 104 Chicago, Tuesday, January 30, 1917 3!
FIFTEEN THOUSAND
WOMEN MAY STRIKE
ANON.LETTERSHIT
MAYOR AND CHIEF
Arfonymous letters attacking
Mayor Thompson, Chief Schuettler,
Several members of the polide dep't.
and politicians were received by Fed-
eral Judge Landis, Aid. Merriam and
Aid. Nance today. The lettters were
signed "A Committee of Honest Po
licemen." Reporters attempted to
read the contents of the letter to the
mayor, but he refused to listen.
Further charges were that two pol
iticians split $20,000 monthly graft
and that Mont Tennes was allowed
to operate 63 handbooks :and that
s$100,000 was collected for the privi
lege of operating the "baseball mu
. tual" game last summer,
Ladies' Garment Workers
Ask Police Not to
Use Their Clubs
Fifteen thousand women who ex
pect to go on strike in Chicago next
week today sent word to the police:
"We are going-on strike, perhaps.
We want you on our side. In past
you have been againsf strikers, es
pecially women strikers, harrassing
them, clubbing them, running them
off the streets until they wera
starved into submission from having
to fight both their employer oppres
sors and you guardians of the law.
"Now, we may be lorced to strike
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