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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 13, 1912, Image 3',
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EXPECT GENERAL STRIKE
OF MILL WORKERS
Lawrence, Mass., Jan. 13.
Following "rioting that marked
yesterday's walkout of,21,400 op
eratives, who struck as a protest
against their wages being reduc
ed through the operation of the
mandatory 54-hour-a-week, law,
a general strike of all the mill
workers in New England is
feared today. '
Fifteen thousand additional
workers are expected to abandon
their looms, and when they go
out every mill in this city will be
affected. The authorities declare
that should a general sympathet
ic strike order be issued it will be
necessary to call out the entire
state national guard to maintain
Strike leaders say a general
sympathetic strike throughout
New England will be forced if
the companies here do not agree
today to restore the old wagesv
FIVE PAY JOYRIDEDS'
Trenton, N. J., Jan. 13. Big
touring.car. Joy ride. Icy bridge.
Reservoir. Five dead.
That's the story of what hap
pened to a merry early morning
party near Brookville.
The dear are: Donald Reed, son
of former Supreme Court Justice
Alfred Reed; Chester A. Van
Cliff, automobile salesman ; Mar
garet Tindall, Annie Hazel and
Frederick M. Foster, son of so
cially prominent family of Tren
ton, was driving the car. He is
the only member of the party who
escaped' alive. And he i "near
death from exposure tpdayt.
Fostervas drjving at a high
rate of spewed. There is a curve
in the joad where it crosses the
bridge. The antonlobije skidded,
and plunged through" the ice that
Foster figured in autoaccident
one year ago, when, he and his
brother; were seriously injured.
This was the. first time he had
driven a car .since.
CARNEGIE ON- STAND IN
H?tt?!eiirKi' -v . t.
Drawn from a photograph of
Andrew Carnegie as he testified
before the congressional commit
tee investigating the steel trust.
You can't always iudcreofa
.man's salary by his wife's bonnet.
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