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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 04, 1912, Image 10',
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His real name is Armand SchuhL I roads had not ,suc
Ralph Kreitz, whose bingle in
JaS,t mning of firstgame of Cubs
Sdx series last fall made him a
great favorite" with-Sox, left for
his new berth today. Been sold
to Sacramento, Cal.
FREIGHT HANDLERS OF
f The six thousand union freight
! hrndlers of Chicago went on
strike at noon today.
J The stfike affects twenty-four
of the twenty-six railroads run
ning into and out of Chicago.
The only two roads not affect
ed the Pennsylvania and the.
Chicago & Alton- already- em
ploy non-union freight handlers.
The strike vote was taken by
the union last night It was
. unanimous, in favor of a walk-oat
: unless ihe raiFroads ;granted -the
extremely moderate demands' of
Today President f P, J. FJan
nery, of the Freight Handlers
umon, waited up"pn thtfjgeneraf
managers of thfe railroad;, In a
'"- last attempt to avoid a strike. ,
, The general managers would
uoi usien yi rmifury ana at
, noon, the spc thousand men were
called out " r"
All the freight depots in Chi
cago were turned into armed forts
' this afternoon. The police force, j
aireaay navmg 10 wore everume
j to meet the demands sf the Trusi
Publishers, was called upon to J
supply men to guard non-union
late this af
ied in get-
to work fdr
By Monday thejsmike will have
spread to MihneafcWfts St P?ul
and Milwaukee. Y
In time, it will fa (so spread &L
Denver in the West, jfatfd Neve Or
leans in the South.. ,
Wheji thtf lake sifearasuips be
gin running, the i00 stearasbjp.
freight handlers ofjPCfiicago will
also be called otU,
Today it took oeBk 25 minutes
for the union to get Wevery oue'of.
the 6,000 union frefhr. handlers
out . 1 I
The demands oil the union
I -which the TaHroatJJaf refused to
""4 j C" li v.
Jrialt day off dn Saturdays;
doubjetime SundaysAl and hqi-
days; tjme and halftwa; overtithe;
e . i JlJ i "
i co cents an a our jmBMinum wage
scale, anda nine-uowu day.
freight handlers at erd&tjjlance,.
Wfe (who has bdafa out shop
pmg allday) "Oh,ifUdear. how
bred I am" .
'Husband 'TidnrcJIyou hp.w4
any Juncneon lp ftmcrir
WKe "A pIatefoKsoa only.
I-didn't feel tht Ifojall affprd to
haw any more' ' p
Husband 3?id JW&i find tht
hat you wanted?" "St x
Wife "Oh, yesUIIts a per
fect dream, John, 4anfdU5t oriTy
r . n ill.-L
To pay the fiidfe4kkjadvance
takes the pleasure" Jifrom the