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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 30, 1912, Image 14

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about the person who gaye him
the package, if what he says is
true. Is he to have the same im
munity that the negro Hustion,
,the "coke king' enjoyed?
Ralph Raymond, a locomotive
fireman, suspected of stealing a
ppeketbook from a mankilled by
the engine on which Raymond
was working, discharged in mu
nicipal court.
Pat Crowe, perennial North
Side souse, regular visitor in the
municipal 'courts, switched' over
to the South Side yesterday. Pat'
was treated- harshly, -getting. a;
sentence in the bridewell.
Two-rpbbers last night held up
Dennis Capeas, 4812 S. Halted'
street, and took his watch and $5.'
The robbery occurred within a
block Qf the Stockyards police
of the dropping of twenty, me
chanics from the county payroll
because no provision for their pay
had'been made in the appropria
tions. An effort was made at
yesterday's meeting of the coun
ty board to vote these men back
into their positions, but not
enough members were present to"
make the action valid.
Every union man employed by,
Cook county has been ordered to'
go on strike Monday. An order
"to this effect was issued today,
according to ''Edward Nockles,
secretafyW the Chicago Federa
tion of! Labor. N
With the, strike of the union
"county employes a serious situa
tion is threatened. The' order
means that every engineer, all
members of .the building trades
and the elevator operators will
cease work. The effect on the
several county institutions can
not be estimated. Dunning and
the county hospital will probably
be the greatest sufferers.
Th$ walkout order is the result 1
-And now it devolves upon Juan
Vinvente -Gomez, president of
Venezuela, to cor
ral all his militant
citizens while 'Secretary-
bravely marches by.
Lots of American
dollars are invested
in thaf counfry.
Hugh H.- Moore,
-once a millionaire,
and a power in New
York politics, has I
been made a court clerk, after
hunting two years ' vainly for a
job. .
Dean Sumner did a good job in
exposing department stores in
that vice report, but we can't help
'wondering why he doesn't thun
der at these .outrages from his
pulpit until, something is done to
make the millionaire merchant
princes pay-their clerks a living
wage. The newspapers are too
cowardly to make the fight for
the employes. Why don't the
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