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FULLWIRE REPORTS OF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DATBOOK
500 S. PEORIA ST. ' ig398
TEL. MONRO.E 353
Vol. 1, No.'295 Chicago, Thursday, Sept 5, 1912 One Cent
THAT NEWSSTAND ORDER
Chief McWeeny has remenv
bered about that order to take up
nion newstands which was issued
yesterday at 3 o'clock.
"The order was in accordance
with the recent ordinance' the
dhief explained today. "
'"You see, this ordinance says
"that all persons with newsstands
must sell all the newspapers pub
lished, in Chicago.
"The union newsstands won't
sell the trust newspapers and so,
to carry out the ordinance, we
are going to take up the stands."
It was put Up to the chief that
if that was the way of it, then a
trust newsboy who refuses to sell
'union newspapers should have
his' stand taken up, too
"Certainly;' said the chief. "If
any stand inthe loop .refuses to
sell Day Books all you need to do
is let me know about it."
It was explained to the chief
that The Tay Book didn't want
to get on the trust newspaper
stands, that all The JDay Book
sought was information.
"Weil,rthat's the straight of it;
that's .why the order, went out
yesterday," the chief said.
Very likely when the chief-denied
that such an order had been
.issued at 3:30 yesterday after
noon hedidn't know that such an
order had been issued.
ror j.ne i-ay book nas tracea
that order. It was issued, not by
the Chief of Police, "'not by the
Mayor, not by any city official,
but by Harry Starkey, circulation
manager of Hearst s American.
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'TO BE NO CAR STRIKE
, There will be no street car
strike.
Although President Busby of
the City Railway Co. was as
stubborn in his refusal to give
the men. a square deal 'today as
yesterday, President Roach, of
the Railways Co., was not.
Roach gave way and agreed
that his company would abide by
the agreement fixed for Busby's
company by a board of arbitra
tion. This was quite satisfactory to
the union officials, as it means
practically the same thing as one
arbitration board sitting in both
cases.
Perhaps the decision' of Roach
to grant the men a square deal
was helped along by the presence
in Chicago of Henry A. Blair, the
eastern capitalist, who owns most
of the stock in the Chicago L and
surface roads.
It is not known when the arbi-
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