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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 01, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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man against negro, Att'y 0. P. Wray
asked new trial for his client, Ernesj;
Wallace, negro, accused of slaying
Jacob Levine at 27th arid Federal sts.,
June, 1916.
Frank W. Wachtel, 2518 Logan
blvd., wants divorce from Eva Wach
ter. Says she was unfaithful. Named
Hugo Nieberg, now dead.
Ms. H. C. Niblack, 843 Sheridan
rd., says she lost $500 seal coat in
Temple Tea Room, 908 Sheridan rd.
FT Mrs. Evelyn Hart, 37 Lotus, suiner
to get back $50,000 she says she gave
former husband, Samuel Rabinoff, to
finance tour of Anna Pavlowa, Rus
sian dancer.
Billy Skidmore said to have been
named in new graft confession made
lo state's att'y by West Side negroes.
Chief Schuettler issued order bar
ring police from playing cards in sta
tion houses.
Arthur Hamill, Jr., wanted for al
leged forgery Jbt C, B. & Q. pay
checks, arrested in Hot Springs,
Ark., with Mrs. Florence Schindler
Ruetter, Downers Grove.
Arthur F. Anderson filed suit
rtnroiTief fltlotOTT "El "Pollon Cove "hck
'ft lost $500 through bad business deal.
Got in touch with Pallen through
blind newspaper ad.
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TO CHARGE JUVENILE COURT
PREJUDICED AGAINST NEGROES
That the juvenile court is preju
diced against negroes will be argu
ment put up by attorneys for "Mam
my" Camilla Jackson when they are
called today to tell what they know
about the disappearance of Marjorie
Delbridge, white girl who spent her
childhood in "Mammy's" care until
the juvenile court decided this was
wrong. Her attorneys are expected
to make plea today to have the case
"transferred to another court.
Two detectives tried to get into the
Jackson home at 3226 Calumet av.
by the favorite ruse of daylight bur
glars. They said they were from the
Edison Co. and were sent to test the
electric lights. But the family was ,
too wise for them and the doors did
not open.
PEACEFUL PICKETING WINS
VICTORY IN COURT
Judge Bernard A. Barasa, sitting
in the Maxwell street court, today
upheld the rights of peaceful picket
ing by trades unionists and the dis
tribution of union labor literature. At
the same time he warned A. Fried-
man, pres. of the Lyons Bros. Man
ufacturing Co., against Interfering
with the rights of working people
and threatened him with severe pun
ishment if he again was brought be
fore him in such a matter.
Friedman, together with one of his
straw bosses, J. Medwin, had been
arrested on a charge of abusing girl
employes of the Lyons clothing plant
at 21st st. and Blue Island ay. be
cause they assisted in the organiza
tion of the clothing industry.
Judge Barasa discharged them, lie
explained, because it was the first
time they had been arrested, but he
said to them: "I want you to know
that the law upholds the right of
workers -to organize, to peacefully
picket or to distribute their propo
ganda. I want this to be a warning
to you and to others among the-em-ployers
that I intend to upliold those
rights. If you are brought before me
again on complaint of any men or
women workers I shall mete put
drastic punishment'
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CITY ELECTRICIANS MAY GO
OUT ON STRIKE
Electrical workers in theMVloy
of the city threaten strike that -may
leave Chicago in darkness, render
fire and police alarm systems 'Ineffi
cient and interfere with operation of
bridges. The electricians feel tiiey ,.
have been made the "goats" of the (
city council finance committee,
which cut off the jobs of two load" -dispatchers
and 42 arc-light trim
mers. Paul Messenie, president of
local 49, one of the men dropped,
has asked the council to reconsider,

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