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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 06, 1912, Image 30',
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manner .combining or conspiring together to injure or destroy
the business of The Tribune Company, or to interfere with the
publication, transportation, circulation, or sale by The Tribune
Company or by any other person, acting in behalf of The Tri
bune Company of newspapers published by The Tribune Com
pany and from coercing or Inducing, or attempting to coerce
or induce any driver or other person acting in behalf of The
Tribune Company not to deliver, transport, or circulate such'
newspapers, and from threatening or intimidating any sucn
driver for the purpose of inducing him not to deliver or trans
port or circulate such newspapers, until this Honorable Court,
in Chancery sitting, shall make other order to the contrary.
Hereof fail not under penalty of what the law directs.
To the Sheriff of said County, to execute and return in the
form of law. - ,
Witness, Charles W. Vail, Clerk of said Court, and the-Seal
thereof, at Chicago, aforesaid, (at midnight) this Second day of
May, A. D., 1912.
Sounds like the dream-babbling of a drunken sailor, doesn't it?
That's because it's "legal," and allv legal documents are writ
ten in the peculiar language of lawyers, which was indented for no
other purpose than to keep the plain people from understanding just
how they were getting it in the neck.
But here's what all that legal bunk does: "
It puts every member of the Drivers' Union who should speak
to a Tribune driver, urging him not to be a scab, outside the law.
It makes every member of the union who doeVthat liable to instant
irrest, and to being held in jail until the Honorable (?) Richard E.
Burke chooses to let him out.
It was under this injunction that George Bell and Charles
Strieker, union drivers, were arrested early Saturday morning for
being so foolish as to get themselves shot at by Max Annanberg,
circulation manager of The Tribune.
Bell and Strieker were arraigne'd before Burke Saturday after
noon. Their cases were postponed until today, and will come before
Above my sleep when I am dead
Some kindly tribute may besaid.
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As some kind word ray own lips
Wifhpower to heal and bless and
If some such word of mine n love
Should come and gently breathe
above - .
My last still sleep, oh, that glad
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