Albuquerque Morning Journal Newspaper Archives May 12 1921, Page 10

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Albuquerque Morning Journal (Newspaper) - May 12, 1921, Albuquerque, New Mexico The inside Story turned inside out in an advertisement published by the committee of one Hundred through their chairman Louis Mcrae it is charged that the movement to recall the Cit commission and Amend the City charter is a movement fostered in Radical labor leaders and it is darkly hinted that the City government will be Over thrown and this movement is in american a unpatriotic and other platitudes such As Are usually resorted to in people without an argument. Behind this smoke screen of cant they expect to w in. \ do non know that nine of the discharged firemen Are sex sen ice men it do you know that sour mail Carrier is affiliated with the american federation of labor do you know that forty five per cent of the citizens and tax payers of Albuquerque arc affiliated with the american federation of labor to you think it is fair tor the City to discharge the firemen for belonging to an organization that forty Tiv e per cent of the people they represent belong to to you know that Iii every City of importance Iii the i Iii Ted states the firemen arc or gun zeus to you know that firemen of Elpaso Texas Pueblo Colorado Trinidad Colorado Are organized and that there never has been labor trouble with any of these departments do y of know that on april 9. 1921. That the City manager in a letter addressed to the chief of the fire department gave the following order a a therefore i take this method of notifying you that by six of clock to night you must and v ise me that the firemen s Union has been disbanded or disorganized or present to me a list of such men be singing to the organization to result in disassociating from the organization upon receipt of which von May advise them that from thereafter thee will cease to he employed by the Cliv and will not again by employed by the City in any capacity Quot to you know that the City manager later told chief Russell and others Quot this is an Otic ii i re Torlif i uni co i it and of. It a. A i shop fight. I am sorry it had to Start with the firemen a to y of know that there is not a Radical labor organization in Albuquerque the a hmm Ltd Quot of pc of Era it get Al the a ire 1 Underw tigers association placed the blame tor the talks Are disaster on the City commission by the statement that the fire department lacked equipments % to you know that Walter Connell expects to become a the biggest Man in new Mexico by dealing a death blow to organized labor and later Reward the faithful All at the expense of poor old Albuquerque or. Connell is the re Al agitator an open shop agitator advertisement Peoples committee by William Ball

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