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THE GREAT LEPINE HIMSELF WILL RELATE
FAMOUS MYSTERIES OF PARIS FOR YOU
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless .Daily Newspaper.
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VOL. 3, NO. 6
Chicago, Saturday, Oct. 4, 1913
GUNMEN ALWAYS READY TO OPE
WAR ON FAMILIES OF MINERS
Calumet, Mich., Not the Only Section Infested by Hired
Thugs -Men, Women and Children Shiver in the
Mountain Air of Colorado Hills.
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.
And, of-course, the men are not the only sufferers. The women and
children share.the misery which the mine barons have brought tin by elect
ing to treat their employes as so many wild beasts, instead of average hu
man beings who have to battle every day to keep the wolf from the doorN
The following article, written by Don MacGregor while he was in one o
the miner's tents on Sunday, September 29, is a vivid description of condi
tions in the strike-stricken Colorado mining country:
Ludlow, Col. The peace of theSabbath lies over this little white city o'
a thousand souls. A freight train passed near a few moments afgo. The
roar of it seemed great'enoughito shake down the sides of the tent in whicl
I was sitting. ' "" .
A shrill-voiced child broke into wailing. Its cries dominated the camp
and made the stillness' more marked.