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2c LAST EDITION
REPORTED CZAREVITCH IS DEAD
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL 6, NO. 144 Chicago, Saturday, March 17, 1917 398&3&
RAIL STRIKE TONIGHT
IF DEADLOCK HOLDS
Both Sides in New York Negotiations Refuse Conces
sionsMediators Helpless Schuettler Promises
Heavy Police Guard to Railroads.
New York, March 17. Negotia
tions toward postponing the rail
m strike called for 6 o'clock tonight are
in the air.
Mediators, brotherhood chiefs and
railway managers are pessimistic
over chances for peace.
Employes and employers are
standing pat. Neither side is mak-
Mediators, conferring with both
sides in a last-minute hope for a solu
tion of the trouble were grim-faced
when the conference ended.
A final chance for settlement was
seen in a possible meeting of mediat
ors, brotherhood chiefs and rail man
agers in a three-cornered session late
But frpmJfcere.viouR -attitude, of'