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POLICE BEGAN RANK METHODS IN HANDLING
OF THE WAITRESSES' STRIKE TWO ARRESTS
UNITED CHARITIES DOINGS SHOWN UP d
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, DL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, sagggss? Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 183 Chicago, Saturday, May 2, 1914 , ONE CENT
FIRE REPORTED RAGING IN MINERS'
CAMP OF NORTHERN COLORADO
Two Men Claimed Burned To Death Blaze Said To Be
of Incendiary Origin and Result of Coal Strike
Wilson Orders All Civilians Disarmed.
Denver, May 2. Fire is raging in
Oak Creek, a coal camp, near Steam
boat Springs in Northern Colorado,
according to a message received at
United Mine Workers' headquarlters
The dispatch says two men, pre
sumably mine strikers, have been
burned to death. Strike leaders
charge that the fire was of incendiary
origin -and was the outgrowth of 'the
Walter Fink, one of strike leaders
here, declared militia had been sent
to Oak Creek frdsL' Steamboat
Springs, although Adjutant General
Chase says he knows nothing of such
It was from Oak Creek i6 strike
leaders were deported several months
ago, resulting in a reign of terror In
Washington, May 2. Complete
disarmament of all civilians in the
Colorado coal strike districts was or
dered today by President Wilson. A