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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 08, 1912, Image 8

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through the" crdwd with several
non-union firemen, he has "been
The crowd hissed, and jeered.
Then someone threw a stone.
The police drew their clubs, and
used them right and left. It was
the signal for a shower of stones
and other missiles.
. No- one 'knows who fired the
first shot. It hurt no one, but the
police-fired point blank info the
crowd. Three men were seen to
fall. The crowd wavered, broke
and ran. -"
Two of the men wounded are
foreigners. Tlieir injuries are
not serious. David Davis, an
American, who wa? on the out
skirts of the crowd, was shot 'in
the stomach. He is dying. Mrs.
Mary Wool, who was standing
on her porch, was struck on the
knee by a brick.
- Mount Carmel, Pa.,May 8.
The state police in force patrolled
all roads leading to the mines to
day. Knots of men were broken
up. Everyone was" kept on the
The miners bitterly denounce
the "Black Cossacks," as Captain
Groom's men are known here,
but there was no trouble today.
ShamoHn, Pa, May 8. Many
mine employes' refused to go to
work on the regular miners' ac
commodation train 'today. They
say the presence of the state po
lice, and their attitude toward the
idle miners is creating suclt bit
ter feeling that serious trouble
cannot be prevented.
San Diego, Cal., May 8.The
war between the police and the
Industrial Workers of the Wbrld,
caused "by the attempt of the po
lice to prevent free speech in San
Diego, has broken out again.
Lasf night as Patrolman Stev- ,
ens was patrolling his beat, he
was shot in tile back from a win-
dowf a nearby house. A riot
call was turned in, and a pitched?
battle, was the result.
The police shot a man who has
notlyetvbeen identified. He is
dying. Policeman Heddon was
struck by a hatchet flung through
the air. His condition is critical.
, Portland, Ind., May 8. (Spe
cial.) Apparently "peeved" be
cause itfpwner had not come ko
feed it, "the intelligent driving
horse of Ed M. Haynes walked
out of the barn and then visited
the diningroom of, a nearby resi
dence, where the noon meal had
just been placed on the table.
The animal was Induced to leave
with difficulty.

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