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m VOL. 3, NO. 87 Qfiicago, Saturday, Jan. 10, 1914
LAST- -EDITION . LAST EDITION
SHECKARD TO MANAGE PITTSBURGH FEDS
SIX OTHER NATIONAL LEAGUERS WITH HIM
MINE OWNERS TO FIGHT TO BITTER END
THE DAY BO
' An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ' .gggB5;g Tel. Monroe 3S3.
Editor and Publisher. S Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria?'SL 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
MY COUNTRY, 'TIS OF THEE, SWEET
LAND OF LIBERTY, OF-THEE I SING
Concerning That Michigan Copper Country Industrial
War What an Inspiring Object Lesson in Gov
erriment What a Glorious Exem
plification oft Democracy.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
Up in the Michiganeopper country there is an industrial war.
On the one side are the owners of the copper mines,? most of whom live
lives of luxurious ease in the fashionable suburbs of Boston.
On, the. other side are the miners, who go down into the bowels of the
earth and mine the copper that is finally refined into big- dividends.
The mine owners ji'ot only have'all the' power of great wealth, but they
are organized so that, in all- of their dealings with the' miners they act as
if there was single ownership of all of the copper mines of Michigan.
Their managers meet together, a.c together arid contribute: to a com
mon defense- fund for the- war with, the miners.
k .The miners have, never questioned the right of the mine owners to do
any of these things. But have demanded the same-right for themselves
the Tight to organize lor self-protection and the right to bargain, collectively.
This right- the organed mihe; owners Tiave denied. They insist that