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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 07, 1912, Image 1

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THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST.
398 TEL. MONROE 353 ,
VoL l,No. 191 ' Chicago, Tuesday, May 7, 1912 One Cent
VALUABLE STANDS TAKEN FROM NEWSIES BY
POLICE FREEL WITH TRUST
International President of Stereotypers Invited to Union?
Meeting, Visits Publishers Instead and Gives
- - ; Trust Papers 'Statement."
The two 'biggest developments I other newsboy - for so much .
in the -newspaper strike today
were-the "taking of the. news
stands from itheir owners by the
police, and "James pFreel.
' The movement started yester
day to use the whole'city govern
ment to crush the Newsboys'
union was carried into effect to
day. - . t
The news stands, -whichwere
taken from thetbys1, are not val
uable, fiut thenews stand locations
- which 'the Union jiewsboys have
Been ordered to keep away from
Hyine iSplice art valuable.
THe Examiner yesterday, in, a
sfofy; evidently directed at the
neVsb'qys,' union, declared that
ntenyi of, these ' downtown news
' jad 16cai6ns7 wei;e wprfhjjun
r$ds of dolfajs, add tiiat oneat
"?Teasv,wa,s worth m6rethan $2,-
vnitesterday, these locations
WCTelked upon- as real prop
erty, and the newsboy owner of
one would sell the location to an-
jnoney.
Yesterday afternoon, Chief
McWeeny, after a conference
with his police captains, ordered
that the news stands betaken up;
that they' be given over to the
"publishers, and that Captain Pad-1
dy Lavin see to It .that no news-
boy was-allowed to make an loud'
outcry abotu losing his stand.
Last night the stands were
taken. Of course, the newsboys
could not prevent the police tak-,
ing them. Delegations of union'
newsboys, backed by other union
men, went to see the mayor and
jChief McWeeny about it.
Mayor Harrison was too busy
to see them. r Chief McWeeny
could not be moved. '
Today, jthe newspapers of, thg
publishers trust alone were on a
the loop news stands. The unipn
,new$boys, who refused to sell
non-union newspapers, even if
they lost their property, were per
mitted to carry their union news
papers through the streets.
They were not permitted to cry
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