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fW N- D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
An Ad less Daily Newspaper.
Tel. Monrnft 353.
398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 113 Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1914
PLAN TO JOLT WHAT BIO RAILROAD
BELIEVES TO BE BIG VICTORY
Organized Labor To Stand Pat Back of Carl E. Person,
Awaiting Trial for Killing of Tony Musser, Strike
breaker for Illinois Central R. R. To Hold
Big Meeting Tonight To Prepare
Plans for Defense.
Organized labor will prepare plans
for the defense of Carl E. Person,
the editor of the Strike Bulletin, to
night at a special meeting to be held
in the offices of the Chicago Federa
tion of Labor, 166 W. Washington
Person is secretary of the striking
Illinois Central Railroad employes in
addition to being editor of the. strike
organ. As such he has been the cen
ter of the attack on union labor by
the giant corporation.
With Person in the county jail at
Clinton, Hi., the I. C. believes it has
finally won a great victory in its war
on organized labor, '
Person shot and killed Tony Mus
ser, head of the I. C. strikebreakers
and former chief of the Clinton po
lice, on Dec. 30, in defense of his
Oh that day Person was in his of
fice when a telephone call came re
questing him to meet a man named
"Kirk" at the interurban station.
"Kirk" was Musser. When Person
started over Musser went into a cigar
store and asked the clerk to point
Person out as he passed. The clerk
Person went to the station, saw
no one there and after a few minutes