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and ran crossways like red and blue
lines of rivers and railroads on a war
map. r ;
William A. Cunnea, attorney "&.
the Amalgamated Clothing Workers,
let out a cry of surprise
"What the why-how in " he
called as he moved toward the pris
oner, "I saw this- man yesterday aft
ernoon at Rawson st station and
there wasn't-a mark on him and he
hasn't been anywhere but in the
hands of the police."
A Polish interpreter got from Law
vian this statement:
"After Cunnea left yesterday the
police put; into the cell with me a
man who said his name is Michael
Smith. He said he was a union
man and was in for getting drunk.
He asked me to tell him about the
Guszkowski murder the police are
holding me for. I told him I wouldn't
talk to anybody about it except my
lawyer and the courts. All of a sud
den he smashed his fist square into
my mouth and I went down. Then
he got on top of me and trimmed up
my face as you Bee it I weigh 120.
He's over there in the corner (point
ing) and you can see he weighs near
Michael Smith's statement to
Judge Sullivan ran this way:
"I was arrested for drunkenness
and put in a cell with this boy. He
called me a fink and I got mad and
"Where do you work?" "I'm not
working now. I'm a tailor. The last
job I had was four months ago with
Kuppenheimer's at Western and 22d."
"You are Polish?" "Yes."
"And your name is Smith?" "Yes,
Fine of $26 was put on "Smith"
for assault Court ordered that Law
vian be taken from custody of police
and put in charge of sheriff.
"If I ever saw a case of where the
police stuck one of their stool pigeons
into a cell with a man they were
after this is such a case," said Cun
nea. "Before the hearing Aid. Rod-i
riguez talked wth 'Smith'. And
'Smith' then said he was a striker and
went out with the union eight weeks
RODRIQUEZ SLAPS AT RAISING
OF BOND BY SULLIVAN
Judge Dennis Sullivan pulled a pe
culiar stunt in the case of Frank
Wysocki, in court for disorderly
conduct this morning. Wysocki's
bond had been placed at $400 recent
ly. The Judge took one slant at the
$400, crossed it out and put down
"Change this bond from $400 to
$750," he told the clerk.
"That's $400," said the. c lerk. "It's
"Well, I'm making it $750,"
snapped back the judge, and the
bond was put at that amount.
In explanation of the clerk's re
marks regarding "it's 2,021," Aid.
Rodriguez tol da Day Book reporter.
"Section 2,021 in the law books
say that the h ighest amount of bond
must not exceed twice the amount
of the maximum fine for the charge
on which a person is being held. The
maximum fine in disorderly conduct
cases is $200. Twice that amount is
"Where does J udge Sullivan have
a right to hold this man on $750
bond under those circumstances?"
The clerk in the case eventually
thought the judge had made a mis
take when he called his attention to
CHAS. HAS CAUSE FOR THANKS!
Charles Davis will eat Thanksgiv
ing dinner with his, wife and three
kids at their home, 2024 W. 18th pL,
thanks to Judge Hopkins.
Davis was up in court for contrib
uting to the delinquency of a couple
of girls who had lived at his home.
His case was continued'to ilext Mon
day. The judge considered Tranks
giving and then gave Chas. some
thing to be thankful fox.
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