Robert Winning

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Robert Winning - DOWN TO TWO CERTS The Difference Between the...
DOWN TO TWO CERTS The Difference Between the Pana Operators and the Union of Miners. THIRTY-THREE OEHT3 13 OFFERED, But the Men stick Out for Thirty-Five — Mi*ak<* ot the Ur uul Jury that Indicted Op rat >r*—Further Arrests at C.»rter\tile — Belleville’* Street Fair and Flower Parade — Iv it** llerbol-heltn r Indicted— New Kailway Incorporated. Springfield, flis., Sept. I’d. A I’ana special to the State Register says another fruitless con ft rence was held there yeste'dny between State President Hunter, of the United Mim Workers. and the Dana coal operators auk miners’ oliieiais. The I'ana <'»>;.1 coin pany agreed to raise 11 , * price of room turning fioni the scale price ot *1 Ti to leave off the collet ssjons of ft rod. take back ail the old miners, recognize tin* union in every particular at 33 cents per ton, and j.,(» to work next Monday. A latere majority of the miners are willing to work for 33 cents. There i- a difference of two cents between tin* mint rs and operators, with an advance of is emits by the operators over tin* scale for room- turning. cents by the operators over the scale for room turning. Blunder of the Grand Jurv. I’ana. III-., Sept. _!3. i'onsidernble yritieism !ias been expressed here over tin* action of the grand jury in indiet itiu a number of reputable citizens. The parties were indict-' ! for uniting the riot of April 10, when seven lives were sacrificed. Mrs. Hart, of Lin coin. Ills., who is a stockholder in the I’ana < oal com] any, was indicted with others. Mrs. Hart has never been in Christian county in her lite. . 1 . \Y. Kitehell, perhaps the wealthiest man in this county, and one of I’ana’s best citizens, was also indicted. Kitehell sold his interest in tin* mines in 1 SP 1 Three More Suspects .lulled. Marion. Ills., Sept 23.—Three more prisoners held for the (’artervillc mob w ere jailed in this city yesterday. They are City Marshal Oeorge Walker, A. O. tJlidvvell and Robert Winning. The latter was arrested Tuesday, but upon information by i‘.‘putable citizens of t artervillc Stab Attorney Howler bad him released. He was re-arrested upon eomp’aini of the attorney gen oral.

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  1. Dixon Evening Telegraph,
  2. 23 Sep 1899, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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