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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 05, 1912, Image 2

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Faulkes is in the City Hospital
now. He is dying. Mrs, Dauria
is there, too. She also is dying.
Detective Fisher of the Lacka
wanna Railroad saw the fight.and
telephoned for the resrves.
The reserves came and plowed
a bloody path through the strik
ers, who dispersed. Then the
seven wounded -were picked up.
Boston, Mass", June 5. Massa
chusetts is today facing the great
est industrial-crisis in its history.
In Boston, the relations be
tween the Boston Elevated Street
Railway company, grow hourly
more strained.
The Elevated has discharged
100 of it soldest employes for
talking trade unionism. It also
has formed-1,000 of its employes
into what it-calls a "protective'
organization. The purpose of
this organization is to fight-the
The employes realize the grav
ity of the situation; realize the
Elevated has declared war on all
the principles of Trade Unionism.
The managers of the Parker
House, the Touraine arid Young's
hotels, the largest in the city,
have "been notified by their wait
ers that they must recognize the
Waiters' union.
Twenty waiters went on strike
today at the Olympia hotel ; those
employed at the Torino and
Highlands hotels served a 24
hour ultimatum on the managers.
At Clinton in textile manufac
jturing district, 800 weavers are.
on strike. Heavy guards ef re
serve police have been ordered on
duty in the mill districts. Evi
dently the employers expect trou
ble. At Lawrence where the Indus
trial Workers of the World won
their great .victory, early in the
year, there is a hjnt of t future
trouble. Members of the I. W
W. have been-fired for their part
in winning that victory.- Their
fellows are standing by them, and
ihe Lawrence' police today are
swearing in deputies. "
o o
Td have you know, Mrs. Blythe,"
said Mrs. King, "that my brother
was a banister of the law' Mrs.
Blythe turned up her nose scorn
fully. "A fig for your banisters,"
she retored, "that's nothing. I
have a brother whcr is a corridor
in the navy." Satire.
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