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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daxly Newspaper.
N. "O. Cochran,- . "s . Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and 'Publisher. 3- Automatic 51-422.
500 "SouthPeoria Stf 398 By Mail, $0 iCentsa Month.
VOL. 3,'NO. 80 Chicago, Frfday, Jan. 2, W ONE CENT
40,000 ARE STARVING TO DEATH IN
CALUMET DISTRICT, SAYS BARROW
: '.Noted 'Attorney Says the Sight of. Fhese PeoplejPing Is
OV A nCMrC rt'ADDAUf
v.' .Noted Attorney, Wriferaria' SpciaCRefornWr.X'. . r
J.'r'inie members- and. sympathizers of the -Citizens' Assbciatida; 6f; 'GaSttr
mt, Mich., -wilfully assaulitedTjgati snot atid;then deported- Charles jfti
Moyerj president of the estera federation' of Miners, froa 'the copper
cduntry. It is, lair to presiutfe; that th'emob .was composed. ofmine owners.
. . iheir agents, hired .gunmjert and sympathizers. ; ' . .. -.
The, excuse they make iortjM 6Pen and serious violation of taw and
this vicious attack on theleatfei of tie union, , is that hXSlaadered the Citi-lk-ens'
Association. The mine awuers 'say-that Moyer charged that'some?
FToevvearing Ajbutton of" the -Citizens' "Association, gave the. alarm.. of fire
Which caused-a -stampedesat , the federation Iha' "which, resulted in the 4eatb
jpf about seventy of the? children Of t(e striking! miners.
f . Of cdurse, no. person tfelfe.-tbat the mine owners or iheu agenfe de
liberately murdered more thai, seventy .cbildrn in yioIehc;e and? cold blood,
w children at least; were-innocent af whea the facts are discovered, if
ley sometime are,, it- 'wm 'proDamy appear mai wuueyeiuiu. was fuci
-;;fane op lost ni? head.aad was in no way aioraUy responsible for the act
r. ibuf the Conduct of this-mob might furnish a lesson to the leaders and in
a&bTrera -of the mOb.
g- , Since July the minets of -Calumet region have been out oa a strike.