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Strike bulletin. (Clinton, Ill.) 1913-1915, June 03, 1913, Image 4

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Life of Engineer was Saved
by Suspender of His Overalls
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•* i:. tlu : A : M'h wlun his A tiling
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b ir i ■ i ar* ■ ! - i: ~t u ami tin* hiulg*
It w . «l.»rk ill n ■ k' i " tin y wire m :«
t‘ i ■ i To t* • t .il* \ v tin water line 1 .reman
>! •:« i l ad r.i't *!.■ w A d c al into the tin
b \ and ii . .. a k »;» ir- in tin gangw i> !!•
*trw k tia guard mi! »•: the bridge • n hi*
*t t,ia hi* ug* pr truding bctwtu tlu
ht..it|- with hi* ..in - .i 4 »• * v »• in a pM»iti"ti a*
th ugh hi were pint. I in the old t« rtur»
St'* k * l.raketiun M 1’ikr lanm t state wheth
ir lu lilt fr m the gaugwas r through tin
wind a He strmk Mr H.attir ami clung t
him. l ug:r.etr A il.iulcr als.. was f rtanati
ill gr.i-pit:g tlu railing t which the three In’
until thr> i ui ! g« t telur hearing'
Engineer Ih ehiulcr wremhed hi' sli uihlrr i
1 reman >hatkr 'USlaineil brui'es to *!;•
arm- and hrakenun Me Tike wa% brui-ed, but
none *eriuusl> hurt ,
Defects Caused Big
Majority of Wrecks

Increase of 933 More Accidents and 17 More |
Killed Than East Year.
WASH l \’< #TO\, May 20—Defective rad
r ad equipment and tr;»cks were rc'puiisible
: r ii' per cent • t all derailments in the United
Mate* during Jti!>. Augii't an«l September,
tv 12. ami during th <■ three month' there were
• * ne-re c Ih'i ti' a* 1 derailment', than there
were during the 'aim mouths of 1911 AT.
t ui .ii ■ dii.t' • ii 'team r ad* during that
turn k A> 1 2'* and injured 459*. an increase
■ : '7 in tiu* killed and ..15 in the injured dur
tli i ■•rrc'poi ding peri l • • i the year be
!1 ri 1 lu *i i.u* are di'i! *cd in the acci
d« nt bu let’ll • >i the interstate commerce coin ♦
111;?'! n
\ •!* i ’I*' kind', including those
-?» My * ? * ; ' >•' while at work, m>t in
* iud.r ■ ?r . ... i«!ent'," make tlu* mini
her • : i a i. 2 * ♦*, k A* d and 22.447 injured,
.. t ■! .. * : ; k . ■ ! ami .40 injure**
i : t • , ..It idw ay h> tlic
• •' ’i g.P l % '<*..401. * large in*
It w.u l 1 ! v ti • ■ mini*-! mi that of the
■ ■•.I. ; • :•» p* t > . : t ait due t » br- ken
r . • ... ! -I , . • ’ dcA ■ 11\e wheels.
« ..:*'*! *-• ;*! .» • ident'"—
.1* .ii it- . > l *' ♦ram op* ration —
.! ! 1 III . ! 2V -'4 injured a
• * ■ 1. r i .it 1 .iii an increase *•!
I ir.jured.
ENGINEER ROBERTS
KILLED IN WRECK
Har Rouge Man Meets Death When Loco*
motive Jumps Track and Roll*
Down Hank.
M 27 • Sp* lal > — En
* o ..5 .*.*r* of age, v. as
• 1. mm Jreazeal',
* d 1 1 .. <k .1 t. * hi i.t jn branch
• • * • . ' ; , i A a!h*v railroad
1 :m mc i.ii - from the
•up* s* d f t c engine,
1 1* , t . . » pi *ti ger each, and a
• 1 - i . rw , in it' reg
i ■ t1 *.:.►••* and freight ears
A • t r * 1 :. 1 r a distance of
f n *:.t ' dlt 1 «l wn an
1 * ■ ■ r r* V * *1 * ■ -gi’ '• ipd put on
*’ ■ u h *V.«% He • a* mpted t<
mginc start'd ! wn tlif embank
ment, but was caught ant! pinned L-neath the
in*.nvr lie wu' killed instantly,
ill** { i*-'*!i»*r cat! and caWue did nt t
the tr V. and r. nr of the passenger? |
w *• injured 1 he intervening freight cur
-.tv< 1 the c**ath, which stopped within ten
tut <t tilt* wrecked tail- 1 he track was
» usiderably t* rn up
li e W-odvdlc and bay. u Sara tram was
di-p.tUhtd tr« in Slaughter t«- the seem and
convey*d thi pas-eilgifs t • 1 tin 1, where reg
tii.tr * • nnection* were made with trams 21 am!
-«.n tin mam line, which had been held pend
mg tin ir arriv *1
l he remain* « i the dead engineer were cun
u>td t * baton Koiige, where he resided • n
V rth boulevard. with hi* wife and three
v -ung chtbirtn—New Orleans I’res*.
CENTRAL SUED FOR $10000
l'eii thousand dollar* is ask* d t"r the III*
; < »• rge E » lim . w ho was killed ih Clinton
by an Illiiiu* t entral tram oil August 2H, 1912
< line, who was about 20 year* old, wa* .
brakenun employed by the Illinois Central
H* i^rked between 1 Tcepe rt and Clinton
\b ut 11 • *h-ik at night on Augu*t 2*. whili
Cline was switching car* m the Clinton yards
preparatory to make the return trip to 1 r* *
port, he was run down and killed by a swite!
engine. Negligence on the part ot the rail
road company is charged.
SWITCHMAN GETS $15,000 FROM I. C.
ST. FALL, Minn , May 16—Fulton M
>kaggs, t rmerly switchman on the Illinois
C« ntral rai!i ad. whose right arm and right
leg w*r* « rushed so tl».tt b**th had to be am
pi1 .*tc 1 was awarded a verdict of $15,000
against the company in district court today.
Wlnle switching at Amboy. HI, January 13,
!..st. >kaggs wa* knocked oil an engine foot
board by a string of cars standing c!--*c to1
the main track, and run over.
SOLIDARITY.
( by W alter Eggcman )
> rity is the keynote of all progressive
i1 r organizations. Without it nothing ran
be ■ mi-::-! 1 1 lie advau * meut of the
try : n . »red by their
«l»*gric of solidarity.
rin up-to-date union- that is the industrial
uu ns, continually preach solidarity to the
w - iking c!a- They point out that the work
ers have a c - turnon cauie in during higher
wages, *h rter hours and better conditions.1
I!.- *e call be-t be warned by ail the wotkers ill
i vi\eu it ■! '-try being in One big Union,
wliali alom ba* unity ot purpose, l .oniony
: uttoi an l -' lularity in lighting; thus as
ust t ■ i npl -yers.
lie member* «: the capitalist rla*s fully
r* : i/* the v * ■ - : *«-hilarity and band them
s''. t .;eth« r m corporation*, trust*, mcr
ant -' and manufacturers a-socialion-, com
i * r* ial chib* and civic federations so a* to
us their power .if ail times and if possible
crush labor when it rcbcU again-t it* ex
ploiter*.
I ..»b r sliottld 'earn a 1* -* -n fr*?n the *rusts
v inch have f'-rme«! might monopolies m *»r
!-*r t control tin ,*n *i of the commodities
wi.i. h tl • >■ sell. Labor * great and only asset
it* lain r power which it mu*t sell m order
?-» I . l et labor follow the example *f the
trust* and mom , *b.? that which it 1 a« to
sell. In other words, control its lab r power
t * an dictate its price, measured by *%age
and hour*
(»•.!>• tlir -ugh solidarity can the w irking
•'la emancipate itself from wage slavery and
industrial desp'-ti-m Therefore it should be
the duty * f every class conscious worker tea do
; i* utmost to ha-ten the day which will t ring
olidanty of the entire w< rking class Then
we will banish all tyrants and despots indni
trial or otnerwise, and inaugurate an era of
Industrial Freedom
ILLINOIS CENTRAL PASSENGER ENGINE 1011 AFTER A WRECK AT MADISON. ILL.
This wreck occurred on the Illinois Central at Madison. 111., a short distance out of East St. Louis. The engine was pulling the St ^
Louis Chicago train known as the Diamond Special. The wrevk took place at the Clover Leaf crossing, and in the derailment the engine
went down the embankment and was completely overturned. j
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The Illinois Central
Killed
Old Man Harrahan !
At Kinmundy.
Where Will They
Kill You?
I«B INIHCri.MH.NT
A repraaantatl v# wantad ,n a >r» faster a and th- •
to writ# an Idatit and alrknaia 'naira ,.# u nthty
payment pan i...nd money ran la rna*e .* rB „
tirna Two ma< h aiata ha\e if abopa aith'n
*»'! •>■■«"* • ..'
Wrlta ma al on* a f..r parti* mar*
J Plump, Jr. tian AC **I» t*M,a. Ill
BAKK HOMY.
A rhanc# for women to make mor.ey at hone
and develop a profit* t*l« tmdlnaa^ f ,r •; rna I\ rv
Sand atamp for partlrulara M’s Ka<e he.,
1211 E Houston At#.. Marshall. Tn.ta.
_
Tour tubarrfpt’.n will eapira whan tt » number n*
ha paper * .rraap< nda with tha numb#- atove vou 1
i Id r • aa If you <lo net want to ir »• tu i,a- a 0f ,hr
MuliatIn forward y >ur r»n#ai, before y ,ur „ , f
i|«*n aiplraa. and whsa wetting msntloa r newt j
Stirring and Startling I
Sterioptican Slides of the I
W recks on the Illinois Central I
and Harriman Lines.
See the Sap Antonia f
Explosion and Funeral Parade I
of Montz Wreck Victims. 1
See the Graveyard at I
Rinmundy, Illinois, where the II
Illinois Central killed ||
Ex'President Haraban. ||
See the Soldiers and the ! 1
Machine Guns at L J
Fort McComb and many |
W recks that have taken place ||
at the price of human blood. II
K.>r |*rtiruli>ra » nt« to S §
Stnki'S<or>-tarj, iiox n», I'lintoa, 111. p J
When You Are About ||
To Travel j
Bear in Mind I
that the *
Illinois Central
it the r
Grave Yard Line
LOUT.
t»e boon of Marhl.l.t
,r* N" »"• r««ei»e. II
”• " ..bln.to. St.. Bloomlnrts*. Ill

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