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 - matter. $5.00 telephone carriers 138 had left...
matter. $5.00 telephone carriers 138 had left were filled by new men and works started «p again. Those who listened to demagogues and refused to listen to newspapers and men who them good advice and did not appeal their prejudices, refused to go to work until yesterday, when they made a general break for their old places, but it was too late. The places had been filled. The last milestone had been reached. They had been to relief headquarters at Kensington, Kensington, and instead of finding relief they found posted on the door the following: '·Closed Until Further Notice." And then it was that they deserted the demagogues and turned toward their old employes, who had always paid them their wages; but it was too late. They have no money. Neither they nor their families have anything to They can't get away, and unless the hand of charity is extended to these once prosperous mechanics they must suffer. Much has been said, against Geo. M. Pullman. Much that has been said may be true, but bad as Qeo. Pullman may be, he is one of those American citizens who has the genius to conduct a business at a profit that employe thousands of American workingmen, workingmen, with their families, and is able to pay them their wages. He be proud and arrogant, and mean and cold, but whatever ho is, he is worth more to the thousands of men he employed employed and paid than nil the labor ere and walking delegates that could corralled in a ten-acre field; and the great Pullman strike proves the asstr tion. f o

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  1. Decatur Daily Republican,
  2. 16 Aug 1894, Thu,
  3. Page 2

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