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s About 7 o'clocjc last.njght 'a
Jottrntr wagon., driven 'by 'a non
union man, and parting two pb
licejnen, djoYe"pasfc the' office o
tWPatly-Socialjst. , ''f"
$v.p.t aVfte. wagpn f 'iijtoe
ciQw n front pTheppialist 6f
fjcjg.fHs npn-u$ph driver furhed
arqun4 and stryck Pjie d'thepo
licemen in thcface., , '7-
"Thiss one1 of the peculiar
things fjfiat haye'happened,ih the
lt twenty-four hours. Jirst;frhy
a. non-unjpn driver, heJnpro$c
d?Jiy policmeii, shojiJd,s.tr.ike
one of -these pqhcemen without
cause, andfpild choose1 to 6p so
just outside the pffijce of'a'Unjap
newspaper is not very clear.
Of course, it" is possible that
some one desire'd to start a riot.
At 5 oclock rast.nig.ht, a wag6n
lpaded vjth 15 clerks of The
Daiyy News and half a.' dozen, po
licemen drew up in front of the
Northwestern depot on Madisdn
street. J ,
The, clerks, guarded y the po
licemen, jumped from the Wagon.
Eqch carried a bundle of papers,
and' began to cry his-wares'.
-A crowd .gather ed. Some one
yelled "- something about "scab
newspaper," and the crowd clos
,edm about the police and clerks.
"VyKen the crowd drewaway
again, one'pr the cleksja nephew
of Victor Lawson, najh'dd Strong,
was tryinglto stop a healthy flow
of blood frqfn his nose'. , Anothe
Roy "Simpson, wa(s rtursing ' a
The dohcerhen arrested J tam
sonaand Con Healy, 'union yagpn
drivers, and booked thenV"oli
charges! of" disorderly conduct.
The anCbulanceiwas called tha?
surgeons knught .attend to the
bleeding nose of Victqr Lawson's
nephew;" Thagentlenfan seem
ed Ip-tnuik he yfa'sf dying, until
thejpoJjces.urgeo"n reassured him.
jCh'ief McWeeny last night is
sued. fftT rircjer"' tfiat no newsboy
should-be' permitted to shout the
namertherriewspaper he may be
s'elpg'V Chief McWeeny ex
pfefnthat he issued this order at
thevTequest'- afthe publishers
ihejfiselvesl He seemed hazy as
T BUfit isa'factttiat Andy Law
rence;Victorr LawsTon and James
Keeley, viciteoV Chief McWeeny
, The second step against the
newsboys' was taken today rand it
is-th.esame triclc that Hearst
played on the4 newsboys of Bos
ton. New application fprms for
news stands have been made out;
by direction7of the trust publishers.
Applications for news stands
must be signed by .the mayor. One.
of the -new application forms is
jyjng- in Chief McWeeny's office
Probably the intention is to re
voke all present licenses for news
'stands, and issue .new licenses to
trust newspaper sluggers who
will promise to sell only non-
"un.ipn papers. ,
.mis is wnat iiearst induced,
themayor of Boston to do when
the' Boston newsboys went on
strike against his' methods.
Th(i TrfbWe is feeding the spe-