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THE DAY BOOK
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''QL&jKXJlSft,' ;'.Chtcago,,Situr Jay, March 3SU1913 ONE CENT
JUSTICE, CARTER ANDnFLEMIIG' THROW DOWN
" sfREETCARMEri IN WAGE AWARD 1
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Judg'e'Kickham. Scanlan Bitterly Denounces Award of
' -t " fife. Associates and. Starvation Wages Paid ,
By Traction Companies. .
- After ttiriety-five days of delay the arbitration board
sitting on the dispute between the Chicago City Railways
Co. and its:employes, today' handed down its, decision.
The -decision' was signed-only by Orrin N. Carter,
chief, justice of. the state supreme court," and Harvey.B.
Flensing, chiefs engineer of the Chicago City Rail
ways Co.' , '
Judge KickhamtScahlan, the arbitrator selected by
the street car men, refused to sign the award, and scath
inly denounced it as 'unjust, unfair and unreasonable in
open court today. - .
Garter was" supposed to be the unprejudiced arbi
trator on the board. Fleming .was the arbitrator ap
, ndihtedv'the railwav, cdmDanv. In arraointirnr Flem
ing, one. of its own high salariecTofficers, the company
did not play fair.
The-award signed by Carter -and Fleming .does nctN
meet" a single one of the demands of the . men. In only
one instance Jdoes it give jany class of the men any in
crease in wages, greater -than was offered .by the com-