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SPORTS ARE TOLD BY
HUGH S. FULLERTON
POLITICS AND BANKS
ARE CONNECTED BY.
CITY TREAS. FLYNN
Entered as Second-Class Matter Aprfl 21, 1914, at the Postofflce at .
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
Chicago, $3 a. Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 234
Chicago, Thursday, July 2, 1914
CIVIL WAR IN BUTTE MINERS' RANKS
MAY TURN CAMP INTO OPEN SHOP
Whole Situation In Butte Mining District Explained fon
Firslt Time While Comrades, Fallen Apart, Fight
Each Other, Sleek-Joxvled Mine Man- i .
agers Stand By Smilingly.
Butte, Mont, July Z Will the civil
war now raging in the miners' union
turn Butte, the most strongly organ
ized mining camp of the west, into an
Will the bitterness and hatreds
which 'have resulted in killings and'
bloodshed, at the finish, be capital
ized by the mining corporations and
turned into larger profits for. Boston
and New York millionaires?
The quarrel is between workmen
who have worked side by side in the
bowels of the earth; who have risked
n common the lives they now would
take in their anger against each oth
er. But back in the distance stand
the owners, waiting and watching for
a chance totake away the benefits'
which organization had through5
years of struggle and hardship won
for the men who labor.
On the one side are the men loyal
to the Western Federation of Miners
whose local union, up to the middle
of June, had upon its rolls 7,000
Against them are 2,000 of these
men who have seceded and declare
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