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TANSEY DEFENDS SMALL CLUBS
Charging the police of the Shakes
peare avenue station with discrim
ination in favbr of the big fellow,
John P. Tansey, pleading the cause
of thirteen jnen arrested in a raid,
obtained their "discharge yesterday
before Judge Wade.
Sam Weiss and twelve others were
arrested early Sunday morning in a
raid on his club at 2021 Division st
after the police had watched the place
for thirty minutes.
Tansey was present at the raid,
bailed the men out and pleaded their
case before Judge Wade, declaring
that the police raided the small pleas
ure clubs for doing the same that the
larger rich men's clubs did every
"The police are discriminating
against the little fellow," sa,id Tan
sey. "Small clubs running only for
the pleasure of the members are raid
ed every few days on the Northwest
Side, while the big clubs operating
the same-games or worse are 'not
The game objected to by the police
is played for chips costing five cents
apiece which, according to Tansey,
the members can exchange for selt
zer, watermelon, cigars or soft drinks.
The club has a license to play cards.
CLIPPINGS LEAD TO ARREST
New York, July 14. James Mc
Donald, alias "Milkie," and Benjamin
Morton, alias "Deafy," arrested when
they were found to have in their pos
session numerous newspaper clip
pings of the hold-up of the M., K &
T. train in Missouri last Thursday.
Both men are old offenders and are
technically held on suspicion of being
connected with wiretappers who re
cently fleeced wealthy New Yorker of
several thousand dollars.
Affidavits from a dozen business
mn were read in Judge Windes'
court yesterday by Att'y Dudley Tay
lor claiming they feared they might
lose business if they patronized res-
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carried on, as their customers were
friendly to the striking waitresses of
Powers' and Efting's restaurants.
Taylor asked an attachment for
Elizabeth Maloney, Anna Timeus and
eight girls whose names he did not
know who were doing the actual
"Unless the picketing ceased his
clients would be compelled to sign up
with the unions or go out of business
as they were now operating at a loss
of from 25 to 50 per cent."
'Judge Windes said: "So long as
the picketing is peaceful and does not
in anyway intimidate or coerce or
threaten the complainants in any way
or their patrons, it is not unlawful
Country Girl There's another car
that passed and didn't stop.
City Girl You should have waved
at the motorman.
Country Girl But I don't know
Streets skirts are worn very short;
many smart women wear them to
about where the shoe top would be if
high shoes were worn.
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