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POLICE REFUSE TO LET CUNNEA
SEE FOUR MEN HELD
Four garment union strikers are
held secretly by the police in con
nection with the Guszkowski killing.
All attempts of Att'y Wm. A. Cun
nea today to see the arrested strik
ers failed and Cunnea said his next
step would be habeas corpus pro
ceedings. "If the police are trying to third
degree any of these men I will take
steps not usually attempted in reply
to police third degree work," said
Cunnea. "I was told by Iieut Mike
Loftis of the 33d precinct that the
prisoners who are supposed to be
witnesses of the Guszkowski killing
would be at the inquest The police
failed to bring them.
"It is contrary to everything in
law and it is against every principle
of personal liberty for the police to
refuse an arrested man the right of
an interview with his attorney."
Inquest was opened in undertak
ing rooms at 1137 Noble sL Mrs.
Michael Guszkowski identified the
body of her husband. Deputy Cor
oner Webster postponed hearing one
week. When Att'y Cunnea protested
against the police holding four wit
nesses without booking for so long
a time as one week deputy coroner
changed postponed date and hearing
will be resumed Wednesday.
Action of Lieut Loftis in holding
the four prisoners without booking
and refusing them an interview with
their lawyer has been sactioned by
Chief Healey, it is understood.
DAVE PFAELZER DEAD
David M. Pfaelzer, member of the
board of assessors, is dead. And the
board no longer has on its roster the
man who protected the interests of
the small property owners by com
pelling the big millionaires and cor
porations of Chicago to "come
through" on a fair property valua
tion. Heart trouble caused his death. He
would have been, 63 years old today.
Wm. Rothman, former member of
the board of education, will discuss
the Teachers Federation for Guar
dians of Liberty, Boulevard Masonic
halT, 5505 S. Halsted, Tuesday, Nov.
30, 8 p. m.
Brotherhood of Stationary Fremen
will give reception and ball Thanks
giving eve, Nov. 24, Hoerber's hall,
2135 Blue Island av., benefit sick, re
lief and death benefit fund. Admis
sion 25 cents.
PROTEST BRITAIN'S ACTS ON
Washington, Nov. 22, Reports es
tablishing that the American steamer
Zealandia was searched by a British
warship's crew within, the three-mile
zone at Progreso, Mexico, were re
ceived by the state department to
day. They will be .the basis for rep
resentations to England.
New York, Nov. 22. Protest
against the seizure by a British cruis
er of the American steamer Genesee
has been filed with the state depart
ment, the American Trans-Atlantic
Co., the vessel's owners, announced
The Genesee, like the Hocking and
other ships purchased by the Ameri
can Trans-Atlantic Co., was on the
British blacklist on the ground that
she was bought with German money.
A British cruiser took her into St
Lucia, British West Indes.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Grain and
provisions up. Dec. wheat close,
NEW YORK STOCKS. War stocks
advanced. General list quiet
Increasing cloudiness with probab
ly light showers or snow flurries to
night or Tuesday; warmer tonight
with lowest temperature 32 degrees
or above; fresh south to southwest
winds. Temperature Sunday: Hieh
i est, 31 slowest, 23, -