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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 27, 1912, Image 2

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Charles 'W. Morse.
"Oh, Death, where is thy sting?
Oh, Grave, where is thy victory?"
Charles WMorSe, financier, may
sing this with enthusiasm, for
Morse himself seems to Havel
stung Death and cheated the
Grave of its prey.
When Morse, about six months
' ago was a resident, of the gov
ernment prison at Atlanta, Ga.,
for wrecking a bank, the doctors
made affidavit that one of his feet
was" already in .the grave and it
was only a matter of days that
the xrther foot and all the rest of
Charley would, be in it also.
Therefore,, tb spare. Morse the ig
nominy of dying in prison, he
.was pardoned
And now look at-CharieyMat-est
picture. It was taken tfhen
the dying man returned fronvEu
rope the other day.
"St. Paul, Minn., May 27. The
union freight handlers in St. Paul
and Minneapolis will comply with
the general strike order issued by
International President P. P.
Flannexy at 1 o'clock tomorrow.
There has been some question
as to whether the Twin Cities
union would obey the order.
When trie order first was isstfed,
the railroads tried to hold the
men to a clause in their agree
ment which provided for a 30-d4y
notice of, a strike.
The railroads spread the report
that the men woufd not strike in
compliance, with Flannery's or
der. Today, the railroads ad
mitted they had been notified the
men would be out tomorrow:
There are 1,800 freight hand
lers in the Twin Cities.
P. J. Flannery, international
presideh't of the freight handlers'
union sent a personal messenger
to St. Paul to gei the union
freight handlers of that city and
of Minneapolis out on strike.
Flannery sent J. J. Kelly, vice
president of the international)
$t. Paul with a strike order one
week ago. On Kelly's arrival
there, the railroads asked for a
thirty-day truce. Kelly did not
then order the men out. but
awaited further instructions from
ffi. Affifitillilift fi TtM

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