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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 27, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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NOON EDITION
NOON EDITION
RANKNESS CONTINUES IN POLICE ACTION
AGAINST THE STRIKING WAITRESSES
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VOL. 3, NO. 128 Chicago, Friday, Feb. 27, 1914 ONE CENT
THIS FEDERAL JUDGE HAS THEM ALL
BEAT TO A PULP AS A CZAR
United States Judge Dayton of West Virginia Works
Injunction To Limit You Visit Striking Miner,
To Jail You. Go Decrees -Man' Has No
Right To Belong To His Union, ,
Washington, D. C, Feb. 27. An
other federal judge is on the rack
Alston G.. Dayton of the Northern dis
trict of West Virginia.
If half the" charges against Dayton
are true", he's a. bird!
A monster petition, signed by. 12,
000 people; of West Virginia .and pre-;
sented to "President Wilson, contains
the story of &n amazing series of
abuses. It is alleged that Dayton
abused hjs judicial jpower in behalf of,
the, West Virginia-Pittsburgh Coal
Co.tOf Colliers, W- Va., systematically
persecuting the 600 striking employes
of that coal concern.
Among other things, Judge Dayton
has restrained the miners from as
sembling ,on the company's property,
notwithstanding that their homes
are, for the most part, located on the
company property. Under this order
no one, can visit a striking miner in
his home without running the risk of
going to, jail. The order prohibits the
use of lawful-suasion; under it no one
can approach a strikebreaker on the
street, or even tin a raijroa'd track or
on a train. Under this order the mine
workers' union cannot distribute re
lief to the striking miners in their
homes without running the risk of
being jailed.
The most 'outrageous decision of

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