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

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LAST EDITION
ONE CENT,
RANK TREATMENT OF UNMARRIED MOTHERS
SHOWN UP DISCOVER PLOT TO GRAB BORDER
TERRITORY AWAY FROM AMERICAN OWNERS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
r VOL 4, NO. 269 Chicago, Thursday, August 12, 1915
398
WILL U. S. OUST THUGS
OFRICHCLASS?
Progressive Industrial Relation Commission Will Insist
Upon Congress Doings Away With Capitalistic
Thugs and Gunmen Split May Be Solved.
BY DEAN HALLIDAY
Will the United States government
abolish private armies in this coun
try? Will the industrial relations com
mission recommend drastic action
against the maintenance of armed
guards by "trustified" industries,
who, by bloody reign of terror and
death in time of labor troubles, rob
the workingman of even the right to
.protest?
Will the commission, in its forth
coming report recommend that con
gress enact laws forbidding the trans
portation from state to state of the
"armies" supplied by detective agen
cies and industrial protection corpo
rations? Will they recommend that arsenals
maintained by huge corporations be
abolished arsenals stocked with
guns, cartridges and clubs enough in
many cases to arm a force sufficient
to subdue state militia?
These, it is believed, are the steps
that the progressive faction of the
commission will recommend and fight
for if the war now raging behind
closed doors continues. The "pro
gressives" the ones fighting for the
red-hot Manly report axe Chab
man Frank P. Walsh and James,
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