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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 20, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 2

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soldiers sent by Gov. AmmSns to
shoot the strikers were killing men
who were on strike to get the law en
forced. Five out of seven of the de
. mands of the coal miners of Colorado
were for conditions already provided
for in the laws of Colorado.
"The I. W. W. is for sabotage. That
means working slack instead of fast
It means interfering with the quality
of goods. It is an atttempt of the
part of the workers to limit produc
tion in proportion to pay.
"Employers sabotage. They adul
terate food. They mix tin and lead
solutions into silks to make the pro
duct weigh more and look more valu
able than it really is.
"The more labor lays down on the
job the more work there is to be done
and the less men there are in the un
employed army.
"A skilled worker is a fellow wait
ing for some machine to run him off
his job. Glass bottle blowers used to
be skilled workers. It cost $500 to
join the union. Now machines do the
work. And in many shops the union
has gone to smash.
"The bosses exploit negroes, Jews,
Irish, Poles in a mass, altogether.
Why shouldn't these workers forget
nationality, color, race and creed and
fight the boss in a mass, altogether.
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An unusual attack upon 12-year-old
Wm. Mathney by a man armed
with a hypodermic needle is puzzling
the police today. Meanwhile a poi
son of unknown power is working
upon the boy's system.
William with several playmates
was standing at the corner of Irving
Park blvd. and Claremont av. yester
day when a man drove up on a mo
torcycle an dstopped. He called to
the crowd of boys and they ran to
ward him.
"Beware of the ladies," he cau
tioned William, and jabbed the boy's
right leg three times with a needle.
He started the machine and fled.
Onthe way to his home at 8005 N. ,
Hamilton av. William noticed -that His
leg began to swell It finally became
numb and useless. Physicians could
not determine the nature of the poison.
A letter which will be marked "Ex
hibit No. 1" in the $25,000 suit
against George G. Schoneberger,
broker at 29 S. La Salle St., brought
a titter of laughter from many friends
of the parties in the case. "Exhibit
No. 1" is supposed to be a love letter
from Schoneberger to Louise Som-a
mer, which resulted in the breach of '
promise suit when he married Elsie
Yarwood of Elgin.
"Exhibit No. 1" reads:
My Sweetheart Louise Sweet
heart, I'm lovesick to see you. Wish
you could 'be with me and then I'd
feel O. K. This way it seems there
is always lacking. Don't worry,
dear, I'll be true to you just the same.
That is something you can bet on.
Am going to try and get in to Chicago
as soon as possible to see you. Good
by, love, with lots of love and kisses,
all for you. Schone."
And there are others!
Whatis believed to be an attempt
on the part of the manufacturers to
kill the labor and utilities home rule
bills in the state legislature was at
tacked spiritedly by Medill McCor
mick of Chicago at Springfield yes
terday. He is trying to prevent a sine
die adjournment before June 20.
He believes that an effort will be
made to adjourn before the bills
which hit big business will be called
for a vote, and issued a protest
against such action. McCormick is
going to start a movement to force
an agreement with the opponents of
these bills that they will be called
during this session.
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Licenses of 2 saloons and poolroom
revoked, by Mayor Harrison as term
draws to close.
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