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GLARING DEFECTS IN JAIL SYSTEM EXPOSED
GREECE CONTROLLED BY WAR PARTY
TEUTON ALLIES GAIN IN RUSSIA AND SERBIA
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 33 Chicago, Thursday, November 4, 1915 398jgi
BUSINESS MEN RALLY
TO HELP POLICE
Twenty-eight Police Captains' Had Big Eats Last Night
With Bankers and Manufacturers Volunteer
Police Army of 20,000 Proposed.
HOW MANY FALSE ARRESTS?
Judge Graham's little room, 1108
City Hall, will have a hard job Nov.
10 at 9 a. m. There are now 940 cases
of garment strikers set for trial then.
Witnesses, complainants and de
fendants will number over 1,500. If
the police make the same showing of
evidence they did in the waitresses'
strike last year there will be no con
victions and the main fact again es
tablished will be that policemen for
reasons not definitely known make
hundreds of false arrests during
strikes, to the profit chiefly of the
Sit up close, children, and listen.
You have heard stories that the po
lice force of Chicago is a dark jungle
where thieves, clairvoyants, burglars,
gamblers, gunmen and strikebound
employers buy protection with cash
paid to detectives, sergeants, lieu
tenants and captains of police who
have protection to sell in exchange
for cash. But these stories, children
are fairy stories. The true story is
that the police force, especially its
commanding officers, is honest and
noble and upright They are heroes.
Especially the commanding officers
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