History of Chicago, Illinois Volume 2, PT. 1

History of Chicago, Illinois Volume 2, PT. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...out to the general executive boards of the American Railway Union on the various systems as the proceedings of this conveniion, showing it was the sense of the convention that no member of the union have anything to do with the transportation of Pullman cars. This means that the members of our organization will refuse to handle those cars. Car inspectors will not inspect them; swltchmen will not switch them on to trains, operation, adopted the following resolutions: Wmsaaas, We learn through the public press that the American Railway Union will declare a boycott on all Pullman palace cars; and Wmrnszss, Bald boycott is in relation to matters over which we have no control and in which we have no interest whatever; and Wnannas, It is stated that the object and intent of the said boycott is to (liscommode the traveling public and embarrass the railroads, in the belief that the public and the railroads aiIected will influence the settlement of the question as the American Railway Union desires; and ' WHEREAS, It is necessary that these companies determine for themselves what cars they shell or shall not handle: and Wnanaas, It is important that the traveling pub. He should understand the position of the railroads in this matter; therefore, be it Resolved: 1. That itis the sense of this meeting that the said proposed boycott, being cnnfessedly not in the interest of any employes of said railroad companies, or on account of any grievance between said railroad companies and said employes, is unjustiflable and unwarranted. 2. That the employes of said railroad companies cannot nor can any of them with propriety embarrass said companies or discommodo the traveling public because of their sympathy with the supposed wrongs of employes engaged in...show more

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  • Paperback | 266 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 481g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236971094
  • 9781236971098