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America, when he entered the hall.
Their mood .was as light while they listened to Sam . Levin and Frank Rosenblum tell of the strike of the cutters and trimmers and of the bribes the bosses offered to keep them at work that , the strikers had refused because they -did not em brace recognition of theunio"n. They applauded as, Rosenblum begged them to wipe the slate of their past feeling againsfthe lack of support the cutters and trimmers gave them in the last strike and to remember only fchatin this the situation was entirely different and the cutters and trimmers were out 100 per cent strong. Then their leaders addresed tnem in Polish, Lithuanian, Italian and Hebrew, and the story of the injunc tion that Judge Smith granted the clothing bosses yesterday afternoon was unfolded. The names of the firms protected rang through "the foreign speecn: u. Kuppenneimer & Co., Rosenwald & Weil, Leopold, So-; lomon & Eisendrath, Hirsch, Wick wire & Co., Edenheinier-Stein Co., Kuh, Nathan & Fischer, Chas. Kauf man & Bro., Alfred Decker & Cohn, Mayer Bros., Schoenlterg Bros, and L. Abt & Sons, all of them bosses scarcely yet affected by the strike that had only embraced a portion of the trade. The laughter died away into si lence. As Organizer Schneid mocked with ironic speech the aid the law gives and the police force there was laughter again, but it had a hard sound. Schneid stopped speaking. Levin stood ready to introduce Hillman as the next speaker. A man jumped up in the aisle and demanded the floor. "I make a motion,'" he yelled, "that the tailors m this meeting as sembled take a vote on a general strike." ' For a moment there was not a sound. Then Levin called for the vote and with a single roar that had not even the echo of a trailing voice 'the thousands cried one word: "Strike." It 'tyas unanimous. The garment workers had answered "the injunction-protected bosses. Hillman spoke next. His voice was shaking as he told the workers" tha't he had never witnessed a similar scene; that it would go down in the history of the labor movement to be remembered forever as the spirit of the workers who only a short time ago were forced to return to their shops, giving the bosses the impres sion that they were safe for another five yeaps, yet but a few months later wih one accord they' yelled out the challenge again. "You have been taken advantage of always," Hillman said. "They have promised you everything in times like this when, they have needr ed you. They have broken every promise and thrown you out of your jobs when the work was -slack and they didn't need you. Today we will do to them what they have done , to us. We will go out in the busy time when they need us and We will fight to a finish in this struggle." x At 9 o'clock this morninsr thev poured out of the shops. On the Northwest Side they marched in a linrlv in .Tnwich FVInnaHnnsI Allinnrp I and the workers from the loop hous niAioueu loHalsted and Van Bu ren, headquarters of .the unien. It fs estimated that there will be 30,000 on strikestoday. Four hundred employes of Wm. D. Gibson Co., manufacturers of bed springs, 500 W. Huron st, went on strike because bosses want to oper ate an open shop. Laundry drivers have declared a strike on members of Tailors, Clean ers & Dyers' ass'n. Felix Mitchell, ass't sup't of streets, threatened striking street cleaners with permanent discharge if they did not return to work. ' Men insist, how ever, that finance committee give them some sort of a promise of in creased wages before they consent.