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to move in good society and declaie themselves good citizens aire.
dumping upon you a class of men whom they would spurn with con
tempt shpuld they be compelled to associate with them.
- We appeal to the public to investigate our contentions We
are asking that the Federated trades be recognized as the business:
committee of our various crafts. If the "railroads can federate, why:
cannot the employes ? Nearly alj business nowadays is transacted
through federated committees. We demand the same rights, and
we will never yield until these rights are recognized. " o
Th right of association, organization and corporate action ht
industrial affairs is inherent in the principles of human brotherhood
as applied to modern conditions; and we believe that any federation
in groups of employers justifies a isimilar federation in groups of
employes. The present strike of over thirty-eight thousand" men in.
the allied crafts of the Harriman system of railroads is concerned
with this principle of federation. ,
We,- therefore, urge the federated railroads to treat with their
federated employes. . q
OTH. DOOLITTLE, , a
..Chairman Press Committee. '.
At a mass meeting of I. C. strikers on Tuesday jit Grand Cross
ing a resolution was unanimously adopted condemning the deeds of
the McNamara brothers as contrary to the principles of organized;
labor, "and. expressing the belief that federation would be the means
of preventing such conduct in the future. , b
o o i.
you haven't heard this one. It's
by a man by the iiame of Cory:
They told me, Heraclitus, they
' tqld me you 'were dead;''
iThey'brought me bitter news to
hear and bitter tears to shed;
I wept when I remembered - how
often you and I
Had tired the sun with" talking
and sent him down the sky.
And now that thou are living, my
' dear old Carian guest,
A- handful of gray ashes, long,
long ago at. rest,
Still' are thy pleasant voices, thy
For Death, he taketh all away,
. ' but them he cannot take.
Mostly cloudy to
night. For Chi
cago and vicinity:
warm weather, with
the freezing point; light variable
winds, mostly southerly.
NEW TALES FOR OLD t
Hark, hard, the dogs do bark; '
The beggars are coming to
Some in bags and some in rags.
And several on foot '
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