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BILLY SUNDAY PICKS GIANTS AS CONQUERORS
'OF GREAT WORLD'S SERIES! r
' An Adless'Dcdly Newspaper, "
- N.' D; Cochran, jsiis Tel. Monroe 353."
Editor and Publisher. i Automatic 51-422, "
t500 South" Peopa St. .398' By Mail, 50 Cents a Montju
Chicago, Thursday, Oct 2, 1 913
FEDERAL GO V'T TO BE ASKED TO HELP
SETTLE RAILROAD LABOR TROUBLE
Committee To Take. Matter UprWith,J?ew Industrial
Commission Attorney 'for- Railroad Men Says
'"State of Illinois Should Declare Its , .'
Stand in- the Matter. - ,
The federal government wilkbe. appealedjta hfcan.'effortto settle-the
labor trouble too-the Illinois Central -and-he Harrimairlines that has kept
38,000 men outfjof--work for iwo' years;" J
At a mass meeting held last Sunday resolutions were-passed pn the'
motion oPErank Comerford, attorney; for the men, empowering a commit
tee to go to7ashington"and,take the majtter up with President Wilson's new:
industrial. commission. , i vt - ,
President J. W. Klein and Secretary "Wj, E. Kramer of the International
Blacksmiths'and Boilermakers'. TTjpion will nut it up to their executive board
at the annual convention-to be"heidn.Sedalia,' Mo.K next week.
The state of Illinois, wa ma"dejany;to Jthe lockout of the men yes
terday in a-statement by. FrankiConerford.'' Qe pointed out that Illinois
is a partner of-the railroad-land' tha&Gtav.' Dunne -is an ex-officio member
dfjtheboard of directors. , t ? j. ,
x ""A corporation is a legal person;Mrj5ai$ Mr. Comerford. - "The Illinois
Central is a corporation. It is the creawrei-Qf the-,state of Illinois. The
"state gave it being Its-life is a spec jal .charter. 'At-'the 'time of its birth
the state of Illinois, gave it valuable Jtepj?. It has grown fat-on special privi-
lege. It is rumored that it dominates the legislature Pf Illinois.-
"The specklcharter of the pjinois. Central makes it the partner of the.
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