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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 17, 1912, Image 3

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paid for the hall, intp tfie build
HJ&.PWens'went ojif there him
self. .
And thee, at the armory, this
judge of the,-county cQUt, this
inan 6f the class whom Taft says
issacreH, .qrdered firs, police to
break'in the"doors,;of ihejarmory
aHhough doing so wasUn direct
violationof the injunction issued
bya superior court. "
lt wastfor this" flagrant disre
gard o'f fa"w and order that Owens
was fined today. If wag for help
ing in it, that McWeeny and
SchUettler were fined. It was for
helping in it that Czarqecki, who
finally managed to hand the con
vention over to Andy Lawrence,
was fined.
Hoi ice'Xap tain Lavin and Ser
geant Malqne were excused for
their part in the-affair by Judge
McWeeny., because they haaonly
obeyed the orders of their su
periors on' the advice of counsel.
A11 the men fined will appeal
to the supreme court.
vFour hundred-newspaper car
riers may join in thegr.eat protest
of the pressmen, stereotypers,
viragon j drivers, mechanics and
newsboys agaiqst theihethods of
the?Puhlishers' Trust of Qhicago.
'Representatives of al lthc carriers-are
meeting1 just now, per
fecting an organization and de
ciding Whether or notthey shall
declare ,a, sympathy strike.
.The:" carriers nevej have been
organized.' They had no union to
Speak for them in the present
trouble 'between the Publishers'
Ttfut and their employes.
$ut a movement against carry
ing non-union papers was started
byindividual carriers. Early this
. week several of them notified
Heir customers tha after this
week they cpuld no. longer carry
any newspaper- that did not bear
Ntheupidjv label.
.T.h:e individual action was the
beginning ofan organization.
Now all the carriers are getting
together and the result will be a
new union to be known as the
Newspaper iGirulators' Union.
Thfc new union "will apply, to the
American Federation of Labor
for a charter, and an immediate
strike of all the bo'vs who carrv
the trustmeWspapers from hous
to'house.m .Chicago is practically
certain today.
t Someone seems to have suf
fered a" bad case of cold feet in the
harryingof the newsboys in the
lopp .district. . f
Maypr-Harrison this morning
issued a regular little trust pub
lishers"$tatement. JHe announced
he' would veto the resolution,
passed 'at the 'last meeting of the
Cijjy Council, which ordered'thjp
removal of all newsstands. '
The resolution was thought
neecssary by the council because
"the lpop newsstandshave needed,
or have been thought to have
needed, so much police protection
that the outlying districts of the
cjty have been handed over to thffe
tender mercies of the thug, thfe

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