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ers. This was effected yesterday,
and a general strike of the car
riers called. Today the Carriers
joined the Federated Trades.
Outside of their sympathy with
the locked out and striking news
paper unions, the carriers have a
grievance of their own. Since the
strike began, the publishers have
been forcing the carriers to con
tinue to deliver papers to sub
scribers who sent in stop orders.
This was done to make the cir
culation books of the publishers
look good in the eyes of advertis
ers, but it kept the carriers in con
stant hot water.
The .trust publishers alsp had
trouble with their own pet strike
breakers today. Thirty-five of the
strike-breaking wagon drivers
left their wagons near the Inter
Oceaii this morning, and went on
a little strike of their own.
The strikebreakers were nearly
aU men imported from far cities.
They were induced to come here
by promises of princely wages.
This morning, the publishers
notified the strikebreaking wagon
drivers that the princely wages
was a thing of the past, and that
hereafter the strikebreakers
would work at less than the union
Avagon drivers had been getting.
So the strikebreakers also
Why did you steal this gentle
I thought the change would do
You cannot make good vinegar
. ftvt of rotten,, dirtvj unripe ap jiles J
A GREAT FLOW OF
"Did you hear the speech that
Stumper made last night? That
will get him a good
"You bet I did.
Great, wasn't it?"
"I should say it
was. Did you notice
what he said about
"Yes. And equity." '
"Uh-huh. Say, that was a
great peroration to liberty."
"Wasn't it? And wasn't that
great what he said about right
eousness?" 'That's what it was. And what
he said about law and order
wasn't so bad.!-' l
"No, indeed. And I was espe
cially interested in what he said
about the American spirit."
"Yes, wasn't that fine? And I
thought the crowd would go
crazy when he apotheosized the
"So did I. And what did ypu
think of that apostrophe to hu
"Best I ever heard. It surely
was a great speech; but there's
one thing I couldn't quite make
"What was that?"
"What are his real views m
"You can search me."
Where are the colored strike
breakers who used to sell scab
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