Louis Fortriede, the Ft.Wayne Journal-Gazette, Wed. Mar 6, 1907 p.3

Louis Fortriede, the Ft.Wayne Journal-Gazette, Wed. Mar 6, 1907 p.3 - - CitRHS' EXECUTIVE OfflCER HERE INTERNATIONAL...
- CitRHS' EXECUTIVE OfflCER HERE INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT H J. CONWAY WAITED ON MR. FORTRIEDE. Homeeeekera' Business Out of Fort Wayne Largest Thie 8eaaon More Changes at the Electric Works Railroad Newt. U. J. Conway, of Chicago, president of tlio International Retail C'lrkH' union, was Jn the city yesterday and last night Jn consultation with the presidents of locals Nob 10 and 2H8 and Other prominent loaders In union circles with reforenee to tho tight a a In st Ijouts Kortrlede, tho Calhoun street shoe dealer, who is hoi (line nut jas antagonistic to the early Honing movement. Mr Conway called tn person at the store and wan granted an ami lent e with Mr Korlriedo, hut the confer ence was short and productive of no progress toward an adjustment fthe differ en cea Mr tirtriedo, act oi ding to Mr Conway, would give tho Biib lert no serious coiittlderatlon and re ftised to even arbltiale tho matter further. After the conference Mr t'onwa met President U C Iloeltje, of the Knrt Wayne Federation of Iabor, President Roembke, ir the Retail Clerks' union No 10 President W V Hannep, of Clerks' union No 288. President J C Weiknian, or the bar ber's union, (lait Slmber, of the Iabor Times Herald, and a number of other leading unionists At the Joint conference of ihe gentlemen It was decided to prosecute the fight In an advanced method by adopting Ihe clr cular letter and card In thin way each and every fanner In Allen county county will be mailed a circular letter detailing In full the merlin of the light The local officers of Nob 10 and 288 have the namen of nearly 4 OOO heads or famHIc - i In the county and surrounding cities "We have begun tho fight In earn est," said president Conwav last even Ing, "and (ho International orgauia tfou wljl put its shoulder to this par tleular case, which means that no ex pense or trouble will be npai eil to put the facts befote the people until such time as Mr Fortrlede will nee tho matter In Us proper light a

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  1. The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette,
  2. 06 Mar 1907, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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