Freeland Brewery Company and discharged drivers deal with sympathy strike. 11Jun1908.
Over-Ptr-vent in a Sympathy Klrike. Because four drivers of the Free- Free- land Brewing Co. were discharged yesterday morning, ten other employes employes at the 'plant quit work at 1 o'clock yesterday. The trouble between between the management and the drivers drivers arose ten days ago, and the lat ter were immediately given notice of their discharge. The discharged employes employes are Thomas Hamara, Kdward O'Donnell, Stephen Yori and George Yannes. National Organizer Bernard Bernard Fleig, of Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes-Barre, Wilkes-Barre, attended a meeting of the Brewery Workers In town, and it was decided to quit unless the drivers were reinstated. Mr. Fleig held a conference with President C. O. Boyle yesterday morning, but the latter refused to reinstate tbe men and the orders declaring a strike were Immediately issued. The strike order has called out all the employes of the brewery, excepting the brewer and book-keep book-keep book-keep er. Attorney J. M. Carr, who repre sents the brewery, left for Wilkes- Wilkes- Barre to file an Injunction in court restraining the strikers from harming harming the business in any way. There was no change in the situa tion last evening. The Brewery Workers were in session last even- even- tnir. hut nnthlnc rniild ho loui-npH loui-npH loui-npH c B "-- "-- "-- i to their action. Three drivers hate Deen securea to taiie me places ot tbe men discharged, but no effort has beeu made to All the places of the sympathetic strikers.