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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 08, 1913, Image 1

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AN AD-LESS NEWSPAPER COMPLETE WIRE
AND CABLE NEWS REPORT OF UNITED PRESS
THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST.
398
TEL. MONROE 353
VOL.2.N0.85 Chicago, Wednesday, Jan. 8, 1913 ONE CENT
15,000 MORE GARMENT WORKERS OUJ; STRIKE
MAY SPREAD TO PHILADELPHIA
Rosie Schneiderman, Who Led Laundry Workers
Victory Last Winter, Now at Head of Girls'
Division Balloting for Walkout.
to
CRUSHED AT SIEGEL,
COOPER & CO.'S
Jim McMinnehan, an engineer,
was badly injured when he was
crushed underneath the freight
elevator in Siegel, Cooper & Co.s
department store last Thursday.
No report of the accident was
made to the police. Not a word of
the accident has been profited.'
McMinnehan was fixing a valve
in the pit underneath the freight
elevator. Something went wrong.
The elevator crashed down on top
of him.
An ambulance was called and
McMinnehan's crushed body was
spirited away before those near
the Siegel-Cooper alley could
realize what was happening.
McMinnehan lives at 615 Bow
en avenue.
This is the second elevator ac
cident at Siegel, Cooper & Co.'s
svithio three weeks.
New York, Jan. 8. Fifteen thou
sand more workers joined the
strike of the garment workers to
day when the employes of the Ki
mona and Wrapper Trade walked
lout.
There was an attempt today
by the police to stop picketing..
One striker was sent to the hos
pital with a badly clubbed head.
Several others were injured.
The use of the police shows
that the bosses are getting des
perate. There is no doubt the
factories are almost completely
tied up, and with the picketing
going on they can get no strike
breakers to work for them.
So they are going to try and
use the police to remove the
pickets and dupe men and women
into working as scabs.
The vote of the members of the
ladies' garment workers on join
ing the strike is being taken rap
idly today. . All indications point

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