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on for thC Lee B tf.t o a the the to by and the one so• to Helen Dairum. Probe Watchman Liability Question For Wood River C. of C. Committee Investigates Methods in Other Cities en! on WOOD RIVER, Oct. 21.—In an effort to determine the liability ot employers for Injuries of private night watchmen, a committee from the local Chamber of Commerce is Investigating the question In nearby cities where merchants employ guards. , The committee Is composed ol Ity Attorney Francis Manning, L. . Wlese, and E. V. Olehl. Previous to last Monday nignt, hen the elty council authorized ottlob Stahlhut, a deputy sheriff, M business district night watcn- ian, • local merchants had been mploylng a number of different men ttrthe capacity. Recently the question of the busies* men's liability In case of In- ury to the watchman, or in case , 'suit for injury to someone else o which the watchman was a ..rty, was brought up, according to ne member of the committee. City Attorney Manning cited to ie committee a court decision hlch ruled that the original em- loyer, a business . concern, was able for Injury done a customer y a detective employed by the tore through an agency. Another question which the loca uslncss men are considering Is the ability of the employer In case o njury to the watchman on the remises. , The committee learned yesterday lat Edwardsvllle and Its buslnes men share the cost of employing special night watchman, It war nvestlgatlng details of Alton method today. E. three of Do piano xine Dad rtrs. ast. at at here he if Vernon. Mns; and Zeb will will Sunday

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 21 Oct 1932, Fri,
  3. Page 10

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