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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 26, 1913, LAST EDITION, Image 1',
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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
COUNTY HOSPITAL REFUSES MAN, DIES ?
GUNMAN BLAMED FOR CALUMET FIRE
U. C. TURNS BACK ON DYING MAN
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, x-ggggg Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL 3, NO. 75
Chicago, Friday, Dec. 26, 1913
RDER AT CALUMET IS ON THE
OULS OF GREEDY MINE OWNER!
And the People of the United States Can't Escape Their
Share of the Responsibility Men Can't Get Lib'
erty and Justice by Passing the Hat.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
One of the meanest of human hypocrites is the rich man who pauper
izes his fellows who work for him, and then noisily contributes charity to
the starving families of his victims.
And among such, hypocrites I would give the mine operators and their
servile tools, the business men of the Citizens' Alliance of Houghton
county, Michigan, first place.
There is no thankfulness in my heart for any of those greedly "busi
ness" brutes because they are now making a loud noise in the newspapers
about trying to help the families of the children who were hurled into
eternity in that awful Christmas-eve panic at Calumet.
For years the multi-millionaire mine owners have been pauperizing the
parents of,:those dead children, by working them long hours and paying
them a beggarly wage.
And. when their slaves finally got the courage to organize for self-protection
and to strike fpt merely, an approach toward justice the masters
hated them Jfor it; and they hated most the officials of the Western Fed
eration of Miners who carried intq the camp of slaves the gospel of union
Ism when both press andpulpit had been bound and gagged by capitalism,