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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 08, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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While leading clubwomen accom
panied groups of pickets to West
Side and loop clothing shops, Patrol
man W. F. Odenwald of Town Hat
police station drew a gun on strikers
in front of a tailoring establishment
on the North Side and shot Morris
Wishner, 1301 North Artesian av., in
the ankle.
A riot call had been sent into the
station by a tailoring establishment
at 1331 Moorman st and a wagon
full of cops rushed to the scene.
They used the usual cop tactics of
beating back the crowd with clubs.
It is alleged that a striker attempted
to take Odenwald's club from him
and that he then pulled his gun and
Members of the Chicago Political
league attended a meeting of strik
ing girl clothing workers at Hod Car
riers' hall yesterday, held to organize
pickets to operate under supervision
of clubwomen. Four clubwomen
were assigned to each group of pick
ets, f
They patroled the shops of Lamm
& Co., Royal Tailors, Scotch Woolen
Mills, Continental Tailoring Co., Ed
ward E. Strauss & Co. and Interna
tional Tailoring Co.
First Deputy Schuettler is expected
to give an answer to the union com
mittee today whether a permit will be
issued for a peaceful parade of the
strikers on Monday. He told the
committee yesterday he. saw no rea
son why such permit should not be
issued as the last union parade of
clothing workers was orderly.
Slugger Steele, in front of Royal
Tailors, ordered striking youth to
beat it
The youth did not get under way
quickly enough to please Steele. The
strongarmer slugged the boy till the
lad's coat was soggy with blood from
his nose,
When Steele hit the boy a crowd
gathered around the police sergeant
in charge of the block. "Arrest that
ruffian," they said. "You've arrested
our girls for simply blowing whistles.
Play square!"
"Gwan," said the sergeant "Get
a warrant if you want him arrested."
The strikers went to Harrison
street station to swear out a warrant
for Steele's arrest.
"You strikers get no warrant,"
they were told at the station house.
"Keep away from the factories and
you won't get slugged."
Motor Cop Eisenberg, working in
front of Lamm's, Peoria and Jackson,
today boasted that his name had been
in the papers four times for brutal
Work? Bros Co., Hennig-Paul and
Cohn-Rissman Co. are today arbi
trating. The union announced today
that 5,000 had returned to work
under satisfactory agreements and
5,000 more had walked out from
small shops.
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Sup't of Schools Ella Flagg Young
yesterday created a stir at the meet
ing of the management committee of
the board when she submitted the
"pull" list with the requests for trans
fers by teachers. Several aldermen,
Corporation Counsel Folsom and
County Board President Peter Rein
berg are among those who used their
influence in behalf of the teachers,
according to her list Eleven teachers
were transferred.
10,709 pupils registered at night
school last night. This is a 25 per
cent increase over last year. Courses
to begin Monday.
"Mr. Grimes," said the parson to
the vestryman on Sunday morning,
"please take up the collection before
the sermon as I intend to preach, on
economy this morning." Ladies
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