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national commission telegraphed de
ciding upon Detroit. President Mur
phy was on the train. At Chicago the
office force was busy selling tickets
and all Chicago was demanding them.
During that rusb;or tickets Mayor
Fred Busse's private secretary ac
companied by Jimmy Markham, sec
retary of the police, went to the Cub
offices to see about tickets for Mayor
Busse. Markham knew Murphy's
secretary, Thomas, and started to in
troduce the mayor's secretary..
"You know Mr. ," he said.
"No," said Thomas, "but I know
you you're a ."
Mayor Busse was told about it.
"Call a patrol wagon," he said. "Go
get that fellow. Bring, him to my of
fice and I'll' talk to him."
A patrol wagon loaded with police
obeyed. The mayor said a few things.
Then the ticket scandal broke. The
Chicago club came home to play the
first game in Chicago.
Mayor Busse was ready. He had
ordered 400 policeman on foot, and a
big squad of mounted police to block
the streets leading to the Cub park,
to prevent the game bejcause of alleg
ed violations of building and other
laws, and because of the scalping out
rage. There was consternation, in the
Cub management. In that dilemma
one man rose to the emergency. He
' was Secretary Charles Williams, who
recently left the Cubs and went to the
Chicago Federal Leaguers. Williams
went to Ed Brundage, then, high- in
political circles and pleaded with him
to intercede with the mayor. Brun
dage appealed .to Mayor Busse and,
at the last minute the order was
cancelled and the world's series was
permitted to proceed.
YOU BET HE CANT
Manager Parente is peeved. "I told
him (Petro'skey) to wade in and
knock his blooming block off (mean
ing Clabby) and he disobeyed. What's
$9, Ue of being a manager jf you are
not going to be obeyed?"
This reminds us of Charlie Chapin,
the intrepid City Editor, who had sent
a reporter to interview a politician
and ask him what he had done with
all the money he had stolen.
"Did you get the story?" demanded
.Chapin over the 'phone.
"No; he hit me on the jaw, kicked
me in the ribs and threw me down
"He did?" raged Chapin. "You go
right back there and tell him he can't
YESTERDAY. IN CHICAGO
Policemen on horseback stopped,
jobless men from walking two by"
two peacefully along the street. .
Cops grabbed waitresses peacefully
picketing and threw the girls into the "
Six girls charged with conspiracy
by. the cops and by Henrici's lawyers
went from one court to another yes
terday, three courts in all, and no
where could they get a trial, for the
crimes they are charged with. Every
where in the three courts they were
hustled along with continuances and
Former Judge McEwen, attorney
for the Employers' Association, stood
in Judge Newcomer's court and-said:
"If tramps had done what these girls
did, they would be run out of town."
This o girls who are fighting against
seven days of work a week and one
day's rest in seven.
Carter Harrison, mayor, and James
Gleason, chief of police,. see,m to
think, the cops did a good day's work
in Chicago, yesterday.
'S all right, gentlemen. Maybe the
people of this town will always.stand
And then again, remember the peo-.
pie may take it -into their heads not---to
stand for this rough .stuff frprn the-wage-earning
policemen, who. take
their orders from the politicians
Yesterday wa $ rotten day hi