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Woman Whistles for a Cop

November 10, 2009 |  2:00 am



Nov. 10, 1909, Masher 

Nov. 10, 1909: Hope Whittaker, who works until midnight as a cashier at the Peking Cafe, carries a police whistle in case of emergencies and used it when accosted by Eric Eich. Officer Blaisdell arrested Eich after Whittaker said: "This man's trying to insult me." Eich was sentenced to a $30 fine or 30 days in jail.

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