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MOSS ENRIGHT PARDONED COUNTY BOARD
SPANKS McCORMICK LABOR CRUSHING
SCHEME OF WESTERN UNION SHOWN UP
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Dally Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran, agggjjgj? Te!. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. t'tJ Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 67 Chicago, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 1913 ONE CENT
OFFICIALS OF THE FAIR TRY TO FORCE
MPLOYES INTO SUBMISSION
Attempt to Make Clerks Accept Meal Instead of Cash
for Sunday Work Near Riot Follows fVorkers
Take Possession of Elevators and Escape From
Building Examiner and Tribune Fail
To Use Story Clerks Gave Them,
The strike of the employes of The Fair appears to have been even much
more serious than at first reported. Yesterday another demonstration oc
curred in the store when 150 of the strikers appeared to get their wages.
A policeman's son Was thrown downstairs during the mix-up with two
of the store's detectives when he demanded his money.
More details concerning the strike on Sunday, when the men, women
and girls rebelled after they found that instead of getting 50 cents for Sun
day's work they were to be given a dinner of hashed-over turkey, have come
The-.first report had it that only about 50 went on strike. As a matter
of fact, 450t struck against the treatment handed them by Gert'l-S.upt. John
J. Buell and a noisy official named Harder, who is said to be a relative of the.
For two Sundays previous ..to-last .Sunday about 450 of the clerks had