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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 30, 1912, Image 32',
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wielded them with Tellingr effect
At this point Marshall Hoover
and his deputies, with drawn
clubs took ajhand in the fray.
They beafBenjamin Lambert', a
Voliva follower, unconscious, and
arrested Isaac Mills ' and John
Thrope. , , ,
Then the faithful retired ior re
pairs. When they appeared, be
fore the' plant today they were
told to "iriove on", but Voliva
said he would circumvent the au
thorities by erecting a taber
nackle adjoining the electric plant
and do gome tall and lofty pray-,
ing. An effort to bring about an
understanding between Mayor
'l Miller and Voliva failed, each de-J
dining to consider a compromise.
STREET CAR MEN STRIKE;
SCABS CAUSE TROUBLE
' Milwaukee, Wis., April 30.
There was rioting1 today in con
nection with the street car strike
Which for a time threatened fo
, become serious. '
The 'men - Walked ou at six
o'clock when the company final
ly denied' their demand for in
creased wages and recognition of
the union. ,
The company was, prepared for
the strike. They had an entire
force of scabs ready, and after
some hours of preparation sent
the cars out ia charge of the
" Today there wer,e a number of
fights. Sympathizers with .the
strikers, threw stones at the scats
operating the cars, and there was
very lfttle traffic.
This -afternoon charges were
made by the strikers that the pOn
lice detailed about the car barns
in the interests of the car com
pany were interfering with their
constitutional rights. - ..
City Attorney Hoan wrote PoW
lice Chief Jansen demanding thai n.
ne order nis men to stop'intener
ing with the strikers in their pick
eting. Hoan threatened that the-.
city attorneys would deal with :
the patrolmen unlessthey stop
ped their present tactics.
WIRELESS HERO WHO
DIED AT HIS KEY
John Gebrge Phillips,
who sent out the wireless call for
help' from the "Titanic and
brought the Carpathiato the spot
m time to pick up hundreds, The
picture has just arrived from
England. Phillips was -26 years
old, and had been in the employ
of the Marconi company six
years, duringwhich time He had
Operated wireless all over the
world on many famous ships.