pilkinton wage fight 3/19/37 tipton, indiana

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tipton, indiana - 1MB Refused to Leave Illinois Factory and...
1MB Refused to Leave Illinois Factory and Repulsed Police Detail 100 MEN HOLD PLANT Washington, Feb. 19.—The treasury plans to establish a silver depository similar to the one created for the. nation's huge gold supply at Port Knox, Kentucky. : Mrs. Nellie Tayloe Ross, director; director; of the mint, 'told a house appropriations sub-committee that a location for the silver, depository 'was under consideration consideration and that several sites had been investigated. With -about $1,900.000,000 in I silver bullion on hand, Mrs. "iloss .said that even the withdrawal withdrawal of the gold from the mints to Fort Knox would not provide adequate space for the silver. Effort Being Made to Bring Evacuation by Means of Peace Proposals. <ny Unitod press). ! Wiaukegan. 111.. Feb. Ifl. — Strenuous peace efforts were made today after 120 police and sheriff's- deputies had battled unsuccessfully unsuccessfully for two hours in_an effort to dislodge 100 sit-down strikers from the Fansteel Metallurgical Metallurgical Corporation plant near hern. Two sheriff's deputies were injured injured seriously, one by explosion of a tear'gas gun in his pocket, and the other by-acid hurled from .besieged buildings. One sit-downer. ill, ran from the plant, but the others smashed windows to let out the denso clouds of white gas and remained in the $1*500,000 factory which they have lield Since Wednesday. Mayor John Dromey of North Chicago, where the Fansteel plant ' is i located, told Federal Conciliator Conciliator John E. O'Connor at Chicago that "There is some kind of tentative tentative arrangement or agreement" reached but that it awaited arrival arrival of Robert Pilkinton, U. S. ' department of labor conciliator Xew Depository Is Planned to ITotcrt Nation's Silver Mrs. Martha (Gray) Carter Back in Native Land After Long Trip. LIVES IN CALIFORNIA Thursday evening Mrs. Martha (Gray) Carter, 74 years of age. applied at the office of County Clerlt, n. W. Simpson for n,d m securing evidence o£ her age for ] the purpose of supplying author- purpose ities in. Los Angeles, Calif., with information they demanded bo- fore they would grant her an old age pension. After^ telling what she wanted and for what -••"""" —--— . — . purpose the information was to : be used, the determined little. woman announced casually that; she had hitch-hiked from Caii- j sent here from Washington. fornia and added "People were ; ^. I v»nw IrillH tf* HIP '* . i ivery kind to me. (By United Press). Waukegau, 111., Feb. Sheriff's deputies SI.500,000 Fansteel Corp. plant today and sit-down strikers orders to out. The deputies were armed _l Mrs. Carter was born in Pi-ai-! <1ic |rie township about the year lS6:i.jthe father 'dying when she was a: 100 ^ her motner wasj united in .marriage to Alexander - • .- -• - The deputies were armed with Thatcllera pj onecr O f Prairie, wooden "hjUH*: . F.Iteen:, police-1 . Alex ,, ndor Thatcher men with sub-machine guns stood - r _ • _:,_.%_- '-, *.* ' «'« *.* nn A i IOWJIS1I1I*. AieAiimnri- i »«t.*«u«;t men with sub-ma-chine guns stood was .^ ^^ ^ EH T^^^ I Tircult Judge Ralph J.] Dady »» ^ P«°tograpl,er of Tipton.'saw j-uled the strikers in contempt of court at a special hearing' last night and issued th'e eviction order. order. and of Mrs. Henry Hysman, whose husband was also one of the first photographers of this city. He was also the father of'j Oliver The sheriff 'said he wtauld allow no firearms. r-J '• The plant, sprawling over 'seven and a half acres,'was filled with delicate electrical machinery which stood in danger of serious damage should the striked resist >rs~ Stie of . Iron. TBwr: American ABSociation Steel and 4 with John' Thatcher who tecame' the husband husband of Sarah (Gray) Thatcher, a sister of the aged hitchj-hlker, who resides west of the Prairie cliool. The woman, who traveled| many niles to secure certitied he registei^of her . birth. I was doomed id -disappointment as no i'rth recorfls are available as lone wereTtept^in the county in 863 'which i* 4>elleved. the year company offlclata 5e- **»«* Clerk .Nina Smith. Mrs [nition 1 An injunction _ _ evacuate the plant was ^Issued by Judge JJa4y iresterda bv the^trikers ' Sheriff Doolittle read the or•der or•der at a .mall wjndow which the striker. Opened for him. It de- inanaeti that" they evacuate ' at !on«e -without damaging machln •IT V~ f ' ••Is^thatalljM'Tetotto /•one her birth !, C «onnt. office searched . every [ available record and gtke j'clerjt Jmved to ler withont 'charge a certified iopy-iof *tiidc,^T0corQB wnlcn. win satisfy 'the'California authorities The record. «how_that in 1867 Cnntinaed nil ~ff*n t I Bill IB ThVl

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  1. The Tipton Daily Tribune,
  2. 19 Feb 1937, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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