The Lizard's Trail; A Story From The Illinois Central And Harriman Lines Strike Of 1911 To 1915…

Paperback | February 1, 2012

byCarl E. Person

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... fore, they were going to ask the strikers themselves to relieve them of this embarrassment by voting to declare the strike off. The Grand Lodge President's Unsuccessful Attempt Something had taken place within the chambers of the Railway Department shortly before Meagher and myself received the invitation to call on Mr. Wharton. They had agreed that the strike should be called off, but decided to submit this proposition to the membership involved. There was, however, one matter contained in this proposition that the Grand Lodge Presidents who make up the executive council of the Railway Department decided for themselves, and that was that all strike benefits should be discontinued at once. No one outside of the Railway Department was aware of what was to take place until the proposition was mailed to the local lodges. Mr. Wharton, who was delegated to "break the news to me," did not do so until the very day this proposition was placed into the mails, so that in the event I could not be induced "to come along" my time to organize an opposition movement would be as short as possible. Upon my return from St. Louis after the conference with Mr. Wharton I had received a circular letter setting forth the proposition as submitted by the Railway Department, which I introduce herewith: INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF MACHINISTS Office of Grand Lodge-404-407 McGill Building Official Circular No. 48 Washington, D. C, October 81, 1914. To All Officers And Members Op All Organizations Involved On The Strikes On The Illinois Central, Harriman Lines And Pere MarQuette Railroads. Dear Sirs and Brothers: The strikes on the Minois Central and Harriman Lines have been in effect since September 30, 1911, and on the Pere Marquette since the latter part of May, 1913. The history ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... fore, they were going to ask the strikers themselves to relieve them of this embarrassment by voting to declare the strike off...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:166 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:February 1, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217122531

ISBN - 13:9780217122535

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