Search America's historic newspapers pages from - or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities external link and the Library of Congress. Learn more
title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 30, 1912, Image 2',
meta: 'News about Chronicling America - RSS Feed',
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
All ways to connect
Inspector General |
External Link Disclaimer |
fused to say how far into his
lungs the bayonet had pehstratd
lupgs the bayonet had penetrated.
They admitted he might die at
The soldiers and police made
every effort to keep the "bayonet
ing of Rami quiet A rising of the
pople was feared if the truth
,became known. 'Few people here
know of the occurrence yet.
BRANDEIS TEARS INTO
THE STEEL TRUST
Washington, Jan. 30. Louis
D. Brandeis, "the people's attor
ney," continued his testimony be
fore the Stanley committee today
with' a plea for "the slaves of the
"Sixty-five per cent of all the
employes of the steel corpora-;
tion," he said, "are paid smaller'
wages fthan those On which the
Pittsburgh Associated Charities
estimated were necessary for
"Thjs corporation, in ten years,
hai taken from the American peo
ple $650,000,000 in excess of a lib
eral return upon the value of the
"The horrible cbnditoins among
its employes are a natural result.
The steel corporation has elimin
ated from among its employes the
rigfits of men of unionism. They
have been made slaves. It is a
condition of oppression. It is
'alien to the rights of every Amer
ican citizen.- Moreover, this con
dition is not accidental.
"Nearly 70 per cent of the
trust's employes are foreigners.
Few of them can read on write.
They are.helpless. The employes
of the Pittsburgh Steamship
Company were, forced .to throw
their union cards overboard in or
der to hold their jobs.
"In -the milling towns, the steel
corporation is a dominant force
in politics. One ejnploye told 'me
he had beeru informed that he
must vote the trust ticket under
threat of discharge.
"There is only one way to meet
the situation': Do not allow or
ganizations to rise with the power
-of this corporation. There is no
hope for American Democracy if
you do." ,
L i ght Winds
Fair tonight with
about -14 degrees
above zero ; for Chi
cago and vicinity:
rising temperature; light north
erly winds tonight shifting to
GOOD CARPET" CLEANER
A teaspoonf ul of .spirits of tur
pentine added to two gallons of
warm water.will restore the
brightness to carpets that are
dulled with dust. After sweep
ing the carpet thoroughly, wring
a cloth out of the water and wjpLe
against'the grain and then with it.
The man who thinks he can't
be flattered is already helplessly
in the toils-of flattery. - "