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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 14, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 11',
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over on the people. The cfaim of the religious fervor.
U. S. AMBASSADOR"aTGEORGE WASHINGTON
CELEBRATION IN FRANCE
William G. Sharp, United States ambassador to France, is here shown
reading a speech at the French celebration of Washington's birthday in
Paris. Americans and Frenchmen took part.
RAILWAY MEN NOTTOSTRIKE IF WAR COMES
LABOR DECLARES FOR PREPAREDNESS
Washington, March 13. President
Wilson has been informed by the
four big railroad brotherhood leaders
that in case of war no strike ,will be
called on the great railroad systems
of the country.
In a letter from the brotherhoods
and which reached the white house
today, every assurance was given
that railroad trainmen will tand by
the president" in event of actual hos
tilities. No promise was made, however,
that a strike-will" not be called' now.
The letter declared the brotherhoods
will meet with the railroad managers
Thursday. They wall then make a
determined effort to reach some
agreement. The brotherhood chiefs
"hope to be successful."
The letter does not mention any
strike order to be used in the event
that the Thursday meeting fails. This
strike order, it has been reported,
sets Saturday night as the time for
starting a "progressive strike,"
which will begin on eastern roads
and spread to others.
Some decision as to the threatened.