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During the copper strike in Calumet The Day Book
called public attention to the fact that the copper barons
" had resorted to the same tactics.
The Day Bookcalled attention to the same practice in
, the Colorado coat fields, and the U. S. Industrial Rela
( tions Commission has shown that what The Day Book
When the street railway strike broke in Chicago The
Day Book called attention to the grave danger of using
' imported strikebreaking thugs and gunmen; and council
1 put the kibosh on the strikebreaking criminals by the
prompt passage of a resolution against them.
Not only that, but State's Attorney Hoyne, as soon as
' it was known that strikebreaking thugs were being hired,
' notified men in authority that if these thugs killed any--
body in Chicago all the power he had as state's attorney
would be used not only to get the strikebreakers for mar-
der, BUT THE MEN HIGHER UP WHO BROUGHT
'THEM TO CHICAGO.
1 The big boss of the Chicago Publishers' Association
is Victor F. Lawson, publisher of the Daily News. I want
to prove by him now that the street railway managers
tWere getting ready for Calumet and Colorado tactics
' right here in Chicago.
f In the Daily News of last night was told the story of
how Lieut. Larkin of the city detective bureau found
among the imported strikebreakers then in Chicago
"ABOUT TWENTY-FIVE NOTORIOUS THIEVES
! And the News told its readers how "detectives rode
twith them as far as the state lines to see that they did not
'alight in Illinois and return to Chicago,"
I quote from the Daily News: "These men are thieves
land thugs that I know personally" he (Lieut. Larkin)
(told his men. "See that they have your personal atten
(tion on the trip and that none of them gets off at any sta
xtion in Illinois."
The News also said that "the agreement to arbitrate