Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
NbONvEDITION, NOON EDITION
-Mary Boyle OtReiUjkin Darkest Russia
for TheDay Book! Our famous correspond
ent investigates reports of brutal atrocities
and- persecutions against oppressed -Jews,
See Monday's Day Book for her first article
THE DAY BOOK:
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 6
Chicago, Saturday, Oct. 4, 1913
GUNMEN ALWAYS READY TO OPEN
WAR ON FAMILIES OF MINERS
Calumet; Mich., Not the Only Section Infested by Hired
Thugs Men, Women and Children Shiver in the a
' Mountain Air of Colorado Hills, f
Michigan is not the. only state in which miners are at war with greedy
employers for -a living wage. Hundreds of men- are out in Colorado because
the mine barons' answer to their demands for better pay has been the pour-.'
ing of-strikebreakers and gunmen into the mining regions. x
f . And, of course, the men are not the only sufferers. The women and.
W" nhilflrpn sharp thf mlRprv -wHfVh rtm rninA harnns Tinvp hrrmp'ht nn hv plfiftt-
ing-to treat' their employes as so many Tvild beasts, instead of average hu
man beings wlio have" to battle every .day. to keep, the wolf from the door.
The follqwingf article, written by .Don' MacGregor while he was in one of
the miner's' tents on Sunday, September 29, is & vivid description of condi
- tions in the strike-stricken "Colorado mining country:
BY BOM MACQREGOR
LudlovACol. ThV'peace.of the Sabbath lfes-overthi3 little white city 6f
a-thousand souls. A fr3ghttrafii"iassed near a f,ew. momenta ago. The.