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sist the police in the slightest de
gree. "That's what the police want,-"
explained Clayton Pence. "They
want to start trouble; and get
some excuse'to beat us up. When
ever they 'come for us run and
keep on g'ping.'" ' ' '
Pence and half a dozen others,
of the Pressnlen's Union r.an
arouriti the block when the pWice
chased them." They (got into the
Musicians' 'Hajj by tfrerear.
There was np'i one there to stop
;them. Laviri "andhis ihen still
were" chasing the other' union
menr ' ' ' '
i Today the situation on the
union side is extremely tense. "
a Early i the forenoon the
memb'ers of Local 16. 16 6f the
" International T y pVg r a phifcal
Union ordered " the , printers on
the trust newspapers not'to go
back1 to workvuntil a conference
had bee held Between "commit
tee of the union and the trust
publishers. "' "
Later -the nrinters were told to
go back to work pending the-re-'
suit oi tne comerence oy we om
cers of 'the union. "
Some of the printers dfd not re
turn to work on receiving-the or
der. They said their qiapel vote
had gone'against a. return."'
Late this afternoon, the officers
of the Typographical unfop, were
in closed session. AH its officials
' "We. shall not 0o.,ontrike in
sympathy with 'the" presstnen at
this time." 5 W
There wa,s decided emphasis on
the uat this tun?" .
The first sign of trouble in the
Stereotyping departments of the
trust newspapers also came to
day. James P. Sampson, superin
tendent of th'e stereotyping de
partments of both the Examiner
and the American, , jesigned his
position, because of the treatment
accorded the pressmen.
The troubles of the Hearst
newspapers were doubled by the
strike of the electricians today.
Kon-union men who did not
khow therir work, fooling about
the presses was bad enough; but j
non-union men who did not know
their work fooling with the elec
tricity with which the; presses
were worked maBe work in the
Hearst press ro&in about as dan
gerous as smoking in a gun
pqwder factory. (
The fifteen non-union press
men, working' on the Record
Herald had a very pleasant; treat
today. Accompanied by one-half-of
the police, guard which was
about that building all day, they
.were taken oyer to King's restau
rant for luncheon.
The police guard ate; the
scab pressmen did not. The
unjon waitresses in King's refus
ed to serve them.
The machinists working for
Louis Emraph on the Hearst
presses today walked out, say
ing " hey would not work on
pVesses operated by scah labor.
An Unconfirmed rumor curreht
this afternoon s,aida non-union
pressman working at The Journal
had caught lis hand in the press,
and that his hand had been hq