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IOLAUS.WEARS SMILE AND LEOPARD SfCIN IN SWAN'DANCESTO&Y AND PICTURE INSIDE THE DAY BOOK ' An Adless1 Daily Newspaper. l9 - I N." D. Cochran, ' .BBjj ,, rTel. Monroe 353." Editor and Publisher. f,TgggM Automatic 5l'-422. l 500 South Peoria .St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month. VOL.2, NO. 292 Chicago, Tuejsday, Sept. 9, 1913 ONE cent; ASTONISHING NEWS THAT DOESN'T GET INTO THE NEWSPAPERS rf , An Actual State of War 'Up 'In the Michigan' Copper, Country, With All-tke Forces of the Law 'Op posed to 15,000 Copper Miner and Their Wives and Children. ' BY N.'D. COCHRAN ,1 haye been reading with much interest lately a-two-page publication called the Miners' Bulletin, which says'it is ' "published by- authority of Western Federation of Miners to tell the truth regarding' the strike of the copper miners." id have been amazed at some of the things I have read about, the strike in theMfchigan copper country, where 15,000 miners are at war with the owners of the mines. And I have wondered why it is that the miners have to get out a publication their own in order to get publicity for the truth as they see it If only a small part of what is published as truth in the Miners' Bulletin is actually true, a condition exists in the copper country of Michigan that borders, on actual warfare, "with armed soldiers of the state and an army 'of hired guards, detectives or mercenaries perpetrating gross outrages in the name of the law.. ' The objects- of their attacks are 15,000 miners and their wives and. children;who are striking for the right to organize for self-protection and to procure better wages and working and living conditions. f I do not pretend to know why the great newspapers see no news in such a && and so much jiews in petty gambling, tango-danoing, common murders, suicides and accidents.' But then there was actual war in West Virginia for inany months be- -Sfy-Vs