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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 11, 1913, Image 1',
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OUSTING OF ELLA FLAGG YOUNG MAY HAVE
FAR-REACHING EFFECT IN POLITICAL WAY
THE DAY BOOK
s An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ggglas . Tel. Monroe 353.
Edrtor and Publisher. ZaMggg Automatic 51-422. M
500 -South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month. ',
VOL.3, NO. 63 Chicago, Thursday, Dec. 11, 1913 ONE CENT
GOVERNMENT BY GUNMEN START!
BLOODY WAR IN COPPER COUNTRY
Citizens Alliance Violates Court Injunction and At-
tempts to Drive Labor Leaders From District
Fierce Battle on Today.
Calumet, Mfch., Dec. 11. (Special.) Bloody war has broken out in
the copper country, and the battle has been waging since early this morn
ing. It was precipitated by the Citizens' Alliance, which has been making
open threat for days that the union leaders would be forcibly driven from
Yesterday President Moyer of the.Western Federation of Miners made
application to Circuit Judge O'Brien for an injunction restraining members
of the Alliance from interfering with officers and members of the Federa
tion. The injunction was granted.
This morning about 2 o'clock gunmen deputies and members of the
Citizens' Alliance attempted to arrest striking miners who had barricaded
themselves in their hall at South Range, about eight miles from Calumet
This started the fight
Thirty-five armed strikers- were arrested, and two special trains were
sent out from Houghton loaded with reinforcements from the-Alliancej one
at 5 and the other at 9 o'clock.
In the battle Deputy Tom Driscoll of Houghton was shot and fatally 3!
wounded Many others were wounded, although no list of them nas oeen
The fighting kept up.all morning and before noon a total of 500 strikers
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