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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 08, 1911, Image 6

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W. J. Burns in the aftermath' of ure. He said that ultimate suc-
the McNamara case was an effort ce'ss was assured, and that the
to disrupt organized labor, rolling stock of the company was
"There is no place in the unions in bad condition. He said the
for the McNamaras," he said, crucial time in the strike had ar-
"But Burns is not sincere in his rived, and declared that after
talk of 'higher ups,' and the pa- his trip over the road he was
pers are not giving us a square more confident than ever of not
deal. far distant-victory for the men.
The attacks on Gompers are Reports were read from differ
Unwarranted. If Burns had any- ent points in district affected by
thing on him he wouldn't try the the strike, all declaring that the
case in the newspapers, where he men were not dismayed by "the
knows he can secure a favorable claims of the company, and con
Verdict. Those weren't his tactics taining a long list of accidents to
in the McNamara case. All of engines because of incompetent
these newspaper articles are an shop work,
attack on the American Federa- R. S. Knox was chairman of
lion, an attack on our system fed- the meeting, which was opened
eration, on the local union, and with a prayer by C. P. Tresher,
On organized labor in every way. deacon of the Lorimer Memorial
We must fight, and we must hold Baptist church, who commended
together to do so. By offering a the strikers for the peaceful atti
United front we are bound to, tude they had maintained
win.." . throughout the strike.
Rev. C. H. Doolittle advised Another meeting will be held
against listening to men who Tuesday morning at the same
talked of the strike being a fail- place.
And Then a Big Policeman Came and Took It Away.
New York, Dec. 8. The mdst
excited little girl in all this big
city today is Rosemary Hollister,
the 8-year-old daughter of George
Hollister, 107 East Sixty-ninth
For weeks and weeks Rose
mary has been looking forward to
Christmas and many beautiful
presents. (For Rosemary' fath
er is a banker, and she is of the
elect of the earth.)
And yesterday, a very anony
mous Santa Claus dropped in
from the Nowhere and left Rose
mary a Christmas present she
didn't expect at all.
It was a dreary dayin New
York yesterday. The rain fell
steadily hour, after hour, and it
was entirely impossible that little-
girls could go out into the

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