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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 14, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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TORPEDO AMERICAN FREIGHT SHIP
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 141 Chicago, Wednesday, March 14, 1917
398
CHICAGO RAILROADS
TO BE FIRST HIT IF
BIG STRIKE COMES
President May Take Hand in Controversy Brother
. hood Chiefs to Meet Rail Managers in New York
Tomorrow- Walk-out Now Set
for Saturday.
' Strike orders, received by brother
(hood officials here today, which are
to go in effect 4 p. m. Saturday in
case supplementary orders are not
issued, disclose the fact that Chicago
will be hard hit from the very outset,
if the brotherhoods go out.
, The first group of railroads to be
affected Chicago & Western Indi
ana, Indiana Harbor Belt Line, Chi
cago Junction Railway, New York
Central and allied lines, except the
Michigan Central and Baltimore &
Ohio handle the greater part of
Chicago shipping. Freight crews on.
these roads as well as all switchmen
on 18 lines in the Chicago district

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