Coffey Hall with a Joseph Coffey mention 10011897

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ronp.wrs motto .o si hrexder.- hrexder.- C'aafereare Betweea Officials and the Mayor Prstves Fr alt less. President Wheeler and General Manager Bowen ot the Chicago City railway called on Mayor Harrison at 3 o'clock yesterday, in e rV-?r- rV-?r- rV-?r- rV-?r- vr luest three days ago. j- j- with the mayor for ray officials left by a order to avoid being i' : . . taking a statement for - - - P ... bo .3. ! ultless," said Mayor The railroad officials Harrison afterwara. simply said that they would not confer with j a committee of their employes and would not They gave as the reason for their refusal that 'there Is nothing to confer about.' " '"Did you try to get them to agree to meet a committee of the employes T" "1 certainly did. I used every argument la my power, but to no avail." "What answers did President Wheeler make to your arguments?" "He simply reiterated that there was 'nothing 'nothing to confer about with the men.' " "What did Oeneral Manager Bowen say T" ."He only spoke once, and then he said that the men were discharged for 'fomenting discord.' I bad said that the legal right of the company to discharge the men for Joining a oatoa would probably be contested. I said plainly I dlda't think the company had a right to do so. It was then Mr. Bowen declared the men were discharged for 'fomenting discord.', discord.', not because they formed a union " "Do tbe officials anticipate a striker' "Mr. Wheeler said the company would ex-gteet ex-gteet ex-gteet police protection In case of a strike " "What answer did you maker "What answer could I maker "You might have said they wouldn't get It," was suggested. "Well. 1 didn't say so." 'Are you pleased with the attitude of the Official toward the employee T" "I am not. I am very much disappointed." Will you make any further effort to bring about arbitration r Mala. V W .4.a.a. .11 V - a ... . - "' s is. that line. I'm aorry to say." After tha railway officials left Mayor Harrison Harrison received the committee of tha street car men's unioa. President Hugh Carr and Je-aeph Je-aeph Je-aeph Coffey and John A. Gibson, members at the executive committee. The street-car street-car street-car men were also greatly dlt-- dlt-- appointed when I told them that the-offlclals the-offlclals the-offlclals fcad refused to meet them la conference," aaid tha mayor la describing this visit. , "The atreet-car atreet-car atreet-car men IcAA tne thev dLtf mat want la

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 01 Oct 1897, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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