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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 12, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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LAST EDITION
ONE CENT,
WAR BABIES DO NOT SHOCK ENGLAND, SAYS
CHARLES EDWARD RUSSELL-WILSON'S NOTE
MAY MEAN WORLD PEACE LATE WAR NEWS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 218 Chicago, Saturday, June 12, 1915
398
MAYOR AND MAHON IN
STRIKE CONFERENCE
Today's Meeting May Lead to Many More Alderman
Kennedy"Plans to Have Cut Made in Busby's
and Blair's Salaries.
Whether there will he a street ca:
tie-up in Chicago may depend upon
what grows out of a conference
which started at noon and is now go.
ing on between MayorThompson and
International President Mahon of the
street car men. The conference is
being held at the mayor's offices in
0 the city hall.
With whom will the public side if
the car men strike?
If the elevated lines cease to run,
the street cars stop and the whole
business and commercial world of
Chicago is turned topsy-turvy, will
the people curse the companies or
blame the men?,
Some Chicago newspapers are do
ing all they can to poison the mind
of the public against the men. They
have, in big black statements on the
first page, announced that is a strike
comes the whole responsibility will be
upon the union men. By continued
distortion of news they have endeav
ored to make the public believe that
the men owe a mora right to the
public to arbitrate. They do this in
face of the fact that the men did ar
bitrate three years ago and got less
when the arbitration was over than
before it waiJ-begun.
The daily papers weigh with some
influence upon the public, or some of

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