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der the police clubs, were bun
dled fato the patroK wagon arfd
hustled out of Sight. '
A third newspaper union went
oh strike last night in sympathy
with the pressmen locked out "by
the trust newspapets.
After a last appeal to, the trus.fc
puousners to recognize tne rress
men's union by arbitrating the
tiifferences between thai, union
and $he Hearst" newspapers, the
stereotypers unanimously "voted
a sympathy strike.
The appeal of the stereotypers
for recognition of the Pressmen's
union was answered by Victor
Eawson, president and spokes
man of the trust, and publisher
of the News and "Record-Herald.
"You stereotypers qught to re
member the salutary leSson it was
necessary for the publishers to
teach you in 1898' said Lawson,
"and stand aside While the press
men are taught a similar lesson'
This amounted to saying:
"We publishers licked " you
stereotypers in 1898; how stand
by and watch the pressmen get it
in the same place."
Fifteen minutes after this "an
swer, there was not a union
stereotyper left !at work on a trust
newspaper. Everyone was "out."
Meantime, the desire of the
publishers to create a disturbahce
as an excuse for the mauling of
the pressmen, wagon drivers;
newsbpys and stereotypers, is be
ing shown more openly.
Early this morning, Max An
nanberg, circulation manager of
The Tribune, Opened fire'on union
men with a revolver,
AnnanbfGg. $ iopjiif &
The Tribu.ngaUey. J
Ed Thompson, Union pre&-
j man, George Bell &hd Charles
Strieker, union wagon drivers,
walked past the ni5'Ufhof;thrl
fcy, .going south, 'on. DjSarborn
Annanberg shouted tp Them Eo
stop. The union nien ttfrned
round, and saw who it ws.
"We don't want to talk to yotC
or have1 anything to 'do wi(h you,
Annanberg," said Thompson, and
walked on witti his companions.
Annanberg swore; then drer
an automatic revolver from tils
hip pocket, and frea three sftdts
in the direction of Thompson',
Bell and Strieker. -
Annanberg afone knows wheti
er he meant to wound or kill tje
men. The shots whistlfed oast
their heads, touching none, a3d
they tan. ,
There were a dozen policemen
lounging about the Tribune bjjiip
ing, members of Paddy Lavin's
special strike squad.
These, instead ofpayihgafly
attention to &ftnanberg who
stood in the alleyway withtljje
smoking revolver in his hjind,
took after Thompson, -Belb 'arid
Thompson manasredto escipjL
but Bell and 'Strieker" -wete ar
rested at State and Monroe
streets. They were-taken to he
Central Detail police station and
booked on charges of disbtdecly
conduct. The police books at tfte
Central Detail are "being kept is
secret as possible?
Annanberg is still, at large '