History of the Chicago Police: From the Settlement of the Community to the Present Time, Under Authority of the Mayor and Superintendent of the Force

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Under the auspices of the Police book fund, 1887 - Chicago (Ill.) - 595 pages
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Page 254 - By necessaries I understand not only the commodities which are indispensably necessary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for creditable people, even of the lowest order, to be without.
Page 306 - ... are mere things and animals. Keep your eye upon it. Throttle it. Kill it. Stab it.
Page 282 - ... free American citizens' that you must be satisfied and contented with whatever your bosses condescend to allow you, or you will get killed! "You have for years endured the most abject humiliations; you have for years suffered...
Page 93 - That until election and qualification in the manner and at the time herein provided, the governor shall nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, appoint the first commissioners of said board of police, who shall...
Page 127 - Be it known, That the faith and credit of the city of Chicago are hereby pledged for the necessary expenses for the relief of the suffering.
Page 36 - Helm sent Peresh Leclerc, a half-breed boy in the service of Mr. Kinzie, who had accompanied the detachment and fought manfully on their side, to propose terms of capitulation. It was stipulated that the lives of all the survivors should be spared, and a ransom permitted as soon as practicable. " But, in the mean time; a horrible scene had been enacted.
Page 306 - ... labor problem. I don't know whether you are Democrats or Republicans, but whichever you are, you worship at the shrine of rebels. John Brown, Jefferson, Washington, Patrick Henry, and Hopkins said to the people: ' The law is your enemy. We are rebels against it. The law is only framed for those that are your enslavers.
Page 282 - McCormick's this afternoon. They killed the poor wretches because they, like you, had the courage to disobey the supreme will of your bosses. They killed them because they dared ask for the shortening of the hours of toil. They killed them to show you, 'Free American Citizens...
Page 32 - I come to deliver up to you the medal I wear. It was given me by the Americans, and I have long worn it, in token of our mutual friendship. But our young men are resolved to imbrue their hands in the blood of the whites. I cannot restrain them, and I will not wear a token of peace while I am compelled to act as an enemy.
Page 36 - Several Indians pursued him as he galloped along. He laid himself flat on the neck of his horse, loading and firing in that position, as he would occasionally turn on his pursuers.

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