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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 10, 1912, Image 7',
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ton, of the locked out pressmen,
appeared before the federation,
and told of the situation.
When he left the platform, a
resolution absolutely boycotting
' the trust newspapers and. promis
ing the cancellation at depart
ment stores advertising was pass-
And thus'6,000 Chicago teach
ers, the intellectuals of the plain
people who must work for their
living, rriade common cause with
the men in overalls who earn their
bread by the sweat of their brow.
And it didn't seem to worry
" them any that John Harding, of
the,printers, whom Andy Law
rence had made a member of the
Board of Education, was in the
position he is.
The Chicago teachers now fig
ure they can look after them
selves, and follow their con
sciences without fear or favor.
The blow is a hard one to th6
trust newspapers. Ever since the
lockout, they have been insisting
the trouble was caused and kept
up only by sluggers, and thugs,
and self-seeking labor leaders.
Will the trust newspapers dare
.brand the school teachens of Chi
cago as sluggers and thugs?
TRUST PAPERS WOMEN.
This is an instance of how the
jp trust newspapers treat women.
Miss. Gladys Shoemaker has a
little statibnery shop at 2803 Van
When fhe trust newspapers de-'
clared war on organized labor by
locking out the pressmen, Miss,
Shoemaker notified their offices
that she did not wish to handle
While the trust newspapers
were so busy oppressing news
boys they left Miss Shoemaker
alone. But one day last week a
Daily News wagon drove up to
her store and a big bundle of
Journals and News were dumped
inside the door.
Miss Shoemaker called to the
men that she did not want the
papers. They laughed and drove
Miss Shoemaker carried the
papers out to the curb and set fire
Fifteen minutes later the Daily
News wagon, loaded down with
men, came back. The men, slug
gers most Of them, crowded Into
the store. One of them showed a
deputy's ' badge and told Miss
Shoemaker she was under arrest
for destroying property of the
"The property of the news
papers had no business in my
store after I told you people I
didn't want non-union papers,"
said Miss Shoemaker.
"It doesn't matter," said one of
the sluggers. "You're under ar
rest." The sluggers began dragging
Miss Shoemaker toward the door.
But a crowd had collected in the
meantime and there were angry
murmura against the sluggers.
They got frightened, released
Miss Shqemaker, jumped into the
w&iting News auto and drove off.
Salmon can travel in water at
the rate of 25 miles an hour.