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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 30, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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"Tomorrow" has again been set as
the day for the beginning of the big
starvation lockout against the strik
ing carpenters. In the past 10 days
"tomorrow" has been mentioned sev
eral times as the day it was sure to
The backers of the starvation plan
" are confident they will have the car
penters starved into submission , in
, short order. They feel secure in this
- thought because the big bankers are
with them. Bigbankers have prom
ised that they will not loan any more
money to the independent contract
ors who are giving 13,000 of Chi
cago's 16,000 carpenters the wages
and conditions the union men desire.
They figure money is all powerful.
It has been proven in labor troubles
fthat it can buy most anything. But
. money has never before been used as
the medium of a starvation boycott
If the carpenters are starved out
200,000 other innocent workers who
have no quarrel with anybody must
starve with them. The bosses admit
this gleefully.
The big bosses feel labor unionism
should be taught a lesson. From
their standpoint now is a good' time
to give the instructions, for the
strike has already gummed their
game so far as getting any contract
plums this season is concerned.
Then the strike has given the inde
pendent contractors such an advan
tage that it is very nearly a fight for
life on the part of the Contractor
Carpenter Contractors' ass'n.
The carpenters and independent
contractors do not seem to be worry
ing enough to suit the Carpenter
f) Contractors' ass'n. Fact is the in
dependents feel they are going to get
all of the material building materials
they want and without even having
to send out of Chicago for it
v Meanwhile, lederal agents are
quietly investigating to discover if
the starvation boycott allies have not
Oyer transgressed, on fre fejeraj
laws which prohibit combination in'
restraint of trade.
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Mrs. Clarice M. Baright who may
be appointed a judge in New York
City has made a special study of child
reform work.
Rochester, N. Y., June 30. At
noon today it was reported at the
home of Joseph Quigley, brother of
Archbishop Quigley, that the latter
is being kept alive on stimulants. His
temperature was reported at 102.5,
pulse 75 and respiration 25.
Dr. T. J. Conley of Chicago, private
physician to the archbishop, and An
thony Czarnecki, commissioner of
elections of Chicago and a persqfial
friend of the archbishop, arriveo to

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