Clipped From Estherville Daily News
CHINAMEN BADLY BEATEN. Hew York Lanndrymen's Strike Makes Work for the Police. NEW YORK: Several hundred laundry- Ben are on a strike in this city. John Bitterman. proprietor of tbe Walker Street laundry, put twenty Chinamen to work to his; shop. The strikers sent a committee to protest to Tom Lee, "mayor of Chinatown," and also sent a number of KM strikers to ask the "unfair" Chinamen fit stop working, but all in vain. The Strikers having obtained a permit from the chief of police had a parade. More than an* thousand men, women and girls •arched in tQe parade and there was a band of ten pieces. As tbe Chinamen left BiHerman's shop Friday night, fifty men, friends of the boners, lay in wait for them In doorways near by. The Chinamen were taken unawares and received severe punishment. Most of them were cut about the head and had their eyes blackened.