Cedar Rapids Gazette, May 27, 1974, Page 7

Cedar Rapids Gazette

May 27, 1974

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Cedar Rapids Gazette (Newspaper) - May 27, 1974, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4 The Cedzr Rapids Gazelle: Men.. May 27. 1974 Want Chicago To Pay Back Police Pay By Charles Chamberlain CHICAGO Ail ovtT- tlie-liill gaiiK of former I'hicaKu policemen is out lo set SS million in back wanes from Hie city. But there doesn't appear lo be much hope. "Our bunch numbers about 1.500 and we think the city ernes us about S3 million it took wf our paychecks in the iireat Depression years of the 1930s." said Abner Bender. ringleader of the over-70 Kroup. "If we are going to get the money It had better be soon a let tl us be around much linger. he said. "Maybe we should be ealled Bender. 74. was 1111 the police force from 1922 until retiring in 195U. His croup has hired attorney Juhn Cusak to push its case. "Hack in the Depression the city simply didn't appropriate the money tu meet the full paychecks, it didn't have the money to jjivc." t'usak said. "There isn't loo much hope of KettiiiK II now. bul we are researchins; the entire legal question." "Almost every payday the city would withhold even >20 from our paychecks." Bender said. "They suld we would gel our money back Inter, but we never did. In those days patrolmen got (99.21 every two weeks. We didn't (tutt and KCl another because there weren't any." He figures those still alive UclidlBg widows arc en- titled fo Henry Weber. Oliicuuo poratlon counsel, shudders at letwl problems Involved. "I-'ur instance. Ihe heirs dead policemen mijihl city for money." he said. "They could contend Chivuitu wus discriiiiinatliiK men win. had died before it decided puv." Weber mid Cunuk ujirvc (he case comes under the dwlrlne of laches, which holds Ihut .1 lawsuit must be filed within ;i reasonable nf lime. Hut Cusiik adds: "1 Ihinli Ilic (ildtimcrs are KflliiiK a kick oul of the whole IhiiiK. But It Is typical at this juncture try 1" net them smncllilnu or put Ihe matter In rest for always." 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