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THE DAY BOOK 500 S. PJEOHIA ST. ?-398 TEL. MONROE 353 Vol. 1, No. 276" Chicago, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 1912 Qne Cent Mb.,' DISARM THncr un?rn Ttinnvt Ever since the trouble between the trust newspapers and the pressmen, stereotypers, newsboys,. drivers and circulators began, fink drivers, ftewsboys and circulators have beensworh in as depu ties by either Chief McWeeny or Sheriff Zimmer. This carried with ft the right to go armed. And ex-convicts, thugs and sluggers were sworn in as deputies and have been shoot ing up the tovn periodically. Feeling that they have a legal right to use the guns they are permitted to carry, these ruffians have used? them freely. Two men -have already been murdered by these hired newspaper thugs. ( Tuesday evening a crowd of these non-union newsboy's, while fooling around the Hearst building, at the corner of Madison and Franklin, got to playing with their revolvers. Harry Muffins, an Examiner newsboy, accidentally pulled the trigger of his gun, and shot John Thelan, 15 years old, in the left knee. The wounded boy ,was taken to the Iroquois hospital, and he may be crippled for life. The control of the police department and sheriff's office by Andy Lawrence, Hearst's manager in Chicago, is directly respon sible for these.outrages. Lawrence appears .to be the real mayor of Chicago, He had the business, manager of the' Examiner, Harlan Campbell, made president of the civil service commission, and Campbell is drawing two salaries, one from Hearst and the other from the city . Another Hearst employe was made private secretary of Mayor Harrison. , And when the trouble with newspaper employes began, the newspaper trtlst, through Lawrence,' had Paddy Lavin put in charge of the strike squad, so that the police' could be used as the publishers-wanted tnem used in the fight to crush unionism. It was expected that the people of.Chicago would not find out what outfagds were committed in the interest of the newspapers, as the big newspapers car-efully suppressed the news. But tjiere has been publicity by papers not in the trust, and Chicago now knows what is goingf on. One of the results of the publicity" has been a court decision 4which made Chief McWeeny back down on his policy, of trying- tq Wteihlt&ii iTmti farfpfaam&&b&htfmiimtfi'( minf Milfti