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cents had always been paid. Then
They started picketing and police
were called. It was easy for them to
start disorder and Mrs. Etta Lesnef
sky was taken to a cell with her
The shirt waist makers are going
POLICE OFFICER REGULAR
WHOLE CHEESE IN STRIKE
The police are active in trying to
break the strike of cigarmakers at
the H. B. Franklin Co., Austin av. and
"Officer 4,128 seems to think he is
judge, jury and witness," said Chas.
Winfield, chairman of the executive
"Each day Noi 4,128 passes on the.
merits and dements of the strike. He
orders pickets to remain on the op
posite side of the street, pokes them
playfully in the back with his club,
and kicks them along when they do
not hurry fast enough to suit him.
"He tried to collect the names and
addresses of our pickets to give to the'
firm. He hobnobs with the strike
breakers. He is also a sage and dis
penses advice to strikers to return to
work. He makes a useful lick-spittle
for the firm.
"Each night when the strikebreak
ers come out it looks like an army in
front of the Franklin plant, there
are so many bluecoats.
"Harry Berger, the scab with the
Milwaukee police record, is still on
the job and gives suggestions to the
police as to who should be chased and
who should be allowed to walk the
sidewalks of Austin av.
SOUTH ST. LOUIS FLOODED
St. Louis, Aug. 20. South St
Louis, exclusive suburb of SL Louis,
has been flooded by the little Des
Peres river. The streets are under
six feet of water.
SL Louis also suffered. Street car
lines are washed out in places, many
families are marooned in uppecjsto-1
ries and the tunnel from the postof
fice to the Union station is half filled.
There is fear that a 60,000,000 gal
lon reservoir on a south side hill may
MRS. CHANLER TO HELP WAR
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Mrs. vviiiiain nstor unanier of New
York, who will exhibit $100,000 worth
of toys manufactured by the wives
of men in the trenches, for the pur
pose of helping the war wfddws and
When you think of the number of
American girl serving in Red Cross
hospitals across the sea you realize
the sufferings of the wounded soldiery
are not without compensation.
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