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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 27, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 13

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iABOR EDITOR -FA&SRJAE FOR RILLING
SLUGGER DEgENSE LEAGUE iSEETS
Carl E. Person, in HisJail Cell, Editing- Copy for His Paper.
A meeting of the CarVPerson de
fense League, which israpidly grow-
ing in strength, -wilt b held-at. the
International Labor , Hall," '538 Wells
street, tonight.
The surprising increase in mem-'
bership of -t)xe league shown ' at' the
last meeting proves that organized
labor in Chicago will' come to bat for;
Person when the time comes. ...
iron bars ie-is.directingthe publica
tion, of his newspaper. ..
. The rial of- Person for", the murder-of
a 'strikebreaker will bring to
a, -climax the labor, troubles that have
disturbed- business conditions in Clin
ton since, the Illinois Central railroad
employes' strike tfegan two years
ago,
1 Frequent encounters of strike
breakers and strikers, often ending
Clinton, 111., Feb- 27. Awaiting m bloodshed, culminated, December
trial for murder in jail here,. Carl E. 13 last with the; killing of Tony Mus
Person, editor of a union labor paper,
has converted his prison cell into, a'
s'er, strikebreaking gunman, by Carl
E. Person,, labor editor.
newspaper, office "and ffoin beliihdrj ' 'P"erson,who .is small man. of

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