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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 30, 1912, Image 2

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pected, with bright pr.ospects of
a compromise agreement
- The strikeiOjrder v sent out by
"Wbite wiHvbe 'effective tomorrow
? night, however, andthousands. of
miners in anthracite mines" laid
"down their-tools today. There
is no questlpn that the entire in-
dustryxjvillbe'tied'up "Monday. ;
London, March' 30. Late re
turns received tonight frorh all
parts .of the coal fie'ldswhere the
miners arevoting on the question
of resuming .work, convinced the
leaders that the proposition will
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Little Mike is 12 years old. He has never been to .school a day
in his life, and can. neither read nor write!- Mike works nine hours
a day in a Pennsylvania mine. Mike works because his father was
killed in a -mine accident and there are mbther and smaller babies,
than Mike at home. If the-strike is Won by the miners, Mike will
have to. work only eight hours a day, and hell get a few .more cents
a day pay. w . . . . .
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