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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
SIEGEL STORES GO INTO BANKRUPTCY
BANKER HULBERT PRAISES MONEY BILL
UNITED CHARITIES ROUTS A FAMILY
THE PAY BOOK
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VOL. 3, NO. 78
Chicago, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1913
WHY DOES HEARST OPPOSE A PROBE
OF COPPER STRIKE BY CONGRESS?
An Interesting Comparison of Reports From Calumet to
the 'Examiner and Tribune Some Light on the
Hearst policy Toward the Michigan Miners.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
Now that both the Tribune and the Examiner have sent men to Calu
met, supposedly to give their readers the truth about the situation in the
copper country, it wHlbe interesting to see what those men report.
Having ben to 'Calumet myself, and having kept in close touch with
the situation since I was up there in September, I have been watching
closely the reports sent to both the Tribune and Examiner.
In Monday's Examjner the story of the funeral of the victims of the
Christmas Eve panic made this statement:
"TJae little town was crowded witb miners and their families who had
come hfrpm all-ovei the copper eountry. There were over 30,000 of them
and mosl'of them marched In the long silent column that followed the
bodies to the cemetery'1
In this" m&7iingjjiaminer the story by the same writer said:
"I said last night that there are 7,000 miners M work and 2,500 still
on strike." ?
Then the same- Hearsfe writer adds:
?As George William general agent of the--Copper Range Railroad,