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ONE CENT- THE DAY BOOK -ONE CENT
MOUNTED COPS AND GUARDS
PROTECT EXPRESS -WAGONS
There were only a few scattering
attempts made by the strikebound
express companies to carry on busi
ness this morning. The wagons that
did leave the barns were accompa
nied by mounted policemen and
strikebreaking guards hired through
P. D. O'Brien's detective agency.
Picket lines were thrown about
the barns of all companies affected.
The men are determined to win this
fight. The companies are banded to
gether to fight unionism and the
men say they have to win now or
go on working for nonunion wages
After a conference with Deputy
Chief Schuettler, the employers
were given a squad of motorcycle
police in addition to the mounted po
'ice and special detail of patrolmen
already assigned them.
W. A. Neer, sec'y of the teamsters'
joint board, gave out the following
statement: "The men are demanding
recognition of the union, shorter
hours and a hearing of their griev
ances. The drivers get from $60 to
$80 a month for 12 hours' work a"
day. They want a 10-hour day. The
helpers oh the wagons get $6 a week
for a 12-hour day. I have not talked
to any of the officials except C. E.
Finch of the American Express Co.
He told me he would fire any man
who belonged to the union."
The firms hit by the strike are:
Adams Express, American Express,
Wells-Fargo, Great Northern, Mer
chants' National and Northern.
Five hundred employes of the Chi
cago Malelable Casting Co., Racine
av. and 120th st., struck yesterday
for living Wages.
Sixty-five emptoy.es of MgCord- &.
Co., ePoria and 120th sts., also
Three Strikers Fined
Judge Doyle came to bat for the
International Harvester works when A
he fined three strikers yesterday.
Bus boys at the Boston Oyster
House are on strike for more pay and
better working conditions.
P. S. Zim and vim go well to
gether. Let the pep rip.
SMOOT WILL tACT AS SPECIAL
ATTL. IN CABARET CASES
H. E. Smott, counsel for the Ju
venile Protective ass'n will be auth
orized to act as a special state's att'y
in prosecuting cabaret, cases insti
tuted by the J. P. ass'n.
Corporation Counsel Ettelson de
cided upon this when State's Att'y
Hoyne refused to let his office
shoulder the mayor's burden of mak
ing the saloons and restaurants obey
the city laws.
Generally fair Wednesday and
probably Thursday; not much
change in temperature; moderate to
fresh northwest winds Wednesday,
diminishing and becoming variable
by Thursday. t A
BY JIM MANEE
More power to Heinle Zimmerman,
As captain of the Tinx.
Come forward all ye horseshoes and
Away with all ye jinx.
Let's all get out and pull real hard
For Joseph Tinker's crew. "
We're glad to see Zim land the job
As leader, aren't you?