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EXPERTS TO BE HEARD ON THE PHONt DEAL
MAY FORCE JOHN 0., JR., TO TALK
( 'AMERICAN' GETS IN BAD ON TWO OCCASIONS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 243 Chicago, Tuesday, July 13, 1915 3988T
WHAT DOES INSULL
PAY FOR COAL?
THE LAWSON CASE
Comment in Chicago on life sen
tence of John R. Lawson in Colorado:
Frank P. Walsh, chairman U. S. in
dustrial com'n: "Lawson's crime was
defiance of the Rockefellers. He was
eight miles from the scene at the
time of the murder for which he is
sentenced. It is a mockery of justice,
a threat to the republic."
Ed Nockels, sec'y Chicago Federa
ion of Labor: "A Rockefeller lawyer
especially appointed to try strike
cases as a judge, did the dirty work.
American justice bah!"
John C. Kennedy, alderman-of 27th
ward: "This is the stuff that breeds
violence. It breaks the faith of men
in peaceful methods."
W. D. Haywood, sec'y I. W. W.:
"United Mine Workers ought to call
a nation-wide general strike. No coal
to the Unfted States till the prison
doors open for Lawson."
Electricity Cost Boosted by
Big Coal Bill, Says
See Chicago bynight Everywhere
electric signs reading: "Use Edison
service." Electric-pictures of women
washing, ironing and cooking by
And always that name "Edison"
the magic name of one man in Amer
ica everybody knows is not a crook,
but an honest man.
Now comes J. B. Hogarth, a citizen
of Chicago, with a petition today to
state utilities commission. And Ho
The Commonwealth Edison Co.
pays top much for coaL . Its , annual