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Strike bulletin. (Clinton, Ill.) 1913-1915, November 04, 1913, The Grave Yard Special, Image 16

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I Do Not Travel Over
the Illinois Central. Do
You? Wrecks Are Taking
Place Everywhere on the
Illinois Central Railroad.
1 oi t \ I \issengei s \\ ci«■ kiil<d in tin \ 1' 'iit / W i*'< k .itid - 4 * 1111ui cd. I i\e Were killed at
kiiiimmik. 1 wo at Brookha\<ii I mu .it .-alt ( mk I I un i>amk ot 1 assengers ami Employ,
es I lave Been Injured on tin1 Illinois l i-ntiai Beiause ot too >tiike ol the Shop Men.
\\ hen 't on 1 ravel Between \ew t )i leans, t hu ago. ( )inaha. St 1 .ouis, Memphis, Louia
vilh*. Birmingham. Evansville Indianapolis and Intermediate I oints. 'l ou Should Remember
that \\ rei ks ai e D.ulv Ootirnno > on tin- 11 i aiois t ••lit i a I R. 1111 oad. and that the F.(|uipment
Operated l\\ t his l ompaiiN is man Ini ei lot l ondit ion IVi .him' ol the St i ike of the Shop Ejjj.
pl< >ves.
In its Kf forts to Defeat Organized I akoi. the Illinois (. entral Company I las Spent Mil
lions of Dollars that Should I lave Been >pent in the Developim lit of the System and for Safe
guarding the I raveling Public.
Since the St ri ke on the Illinois C entml it s St or k 1 las Depreciated 3 3 1-3 per cent, and the
Company Ihas Been L nable to Maintain the Standard Dividend Formerly Paid the Stockhold
ers. The Entire System is Now in Such a Deteriorated Condition that it is on the Verge of
Going into the 1 lands of Receivers.
Motive Power on the Illinois C entral is
Inadequate and Broken Down C ars Are
Stored in the 'i ards and on Side 1 rac ks.
I he 1 < >rmer Management of the Illinois C en
tr.d Rubbed the Company with a Box C ar
jr.»11 and Absconded to Europe. I he Pre
sent M.magement is Making Use of the
Strike to Rob the Company Now.
When ^ ou Purchase a Ticket for't our
Next Trip, Do Not Purchase it Over a Road
that Cannot Give You Service.
Ilii' i' another 'tot n t thr inuie Yar.l train at it arrived m
* trleant I hr lil n i rntral <li.| n i hair a -.uflicimt number
•t liaKKaur c.achri r ti.,n-j rt the .lea.I anil therefore freight can
»rrr [.rr'ie.l nit ■ >rriiir i- t -h..»n in tint picture See the larp
n. »,| of people in the uppir i wlit lun.I corner ..f the picture, irk
are watchtnu thr iinliailiiik' . f thr ilra.l

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