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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 05, 1912, Image 4

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" Police Sergeant James Griffin;
of the Grand Crossing station,
has beea suspended for two days
by Chief McWeeny because Grif
fin -vrs rude to Charlie" Fitzmor
ris, Mayo'r Harrison's secretary.
It seems that there was some
man locked up at the Grand
Crossing station for disorderly
conduct, whom Fitzmorris want
ed to get out.
K Fitzmorris had been a plain,
ordinary citizen he'd have had to
go down to the Grand Crossing
station and give bond for the
But Fitzmorris is not a plain,
ordinary citizen. Besides being
the mayor's secretary, he is a
former employe of the Hearst
newspapers, which explains why
he is mayor's secretary.
So Fitzmorris just called Ser
geant Griffin on the 'phone, and
said he was very tired and
couldn't get down, but would like
to have the man released.
Griffin couldn't see it, and re
marked that he was blankety
blank tired of being called Up by
the mayor's secretary, and if Mr.
Fitzmorris would just step down
Grand Crossing way he take
pleasure in locking hinf up, too: -
"Griffin was suspended for Be
ing: rude to the mayor's secre-v
tary," said Chief McWeeny to-1'
day. "Oh, my no. He was sus--pended
for using profane lan
guage o.ver the 'phone." ; .
"But cKief," it was suggested.'
"Hadn't Griffin a right to be pro-
fane when the mayor's secretary
rang him up and asked him to do
something against the law?" ,r
"Griffin was not suspended for1
insisting on doing his duty," said
the chief.
"If Griffin had been rude to;
someone who was not the mayoj; sd
secretary would he have been sus
pended just the same?" was ask-
"Certainly. If Fitzmorris had"
been a garbage driver, Griffin
would have bee nsuspended."
So there you are and next
time you ask a policeman ttf lef
one of your friends go without
bothering about a bond and the1 v
policeman is rude to you about it1
go and have him suspended. 3
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The girl who is planning heri
fall wardrobe now will hot be"
amiss in including the silk for a
plaid waist. ;
William Clark, 2953 S. Park
av., quarreled with Edward Mal
loy in yards of Mercy Hospital,
of which both are employes. Mal
loy stabbed Clark several times,
then helped nurses take him to
hospital. Died. Malloy waited to
be arrested.
-Alonzo Peffly, 4743 'Calumet
av., suing his wife, Helen, for di
vorce?. Dr. Harry Thone, former--
ly of 2105 Madison st, named in'-
suit. Peffly and wife used to live
with the Thones. 3I
Miss Gertha Young, divorced
wife of Peter Wolf, saloonkeeper
at 9 E. Congress st., plunged .out"
pf Sth-story window of Revere7

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