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1899 - CALL OUT TROOPS. The Strike Situation in Cleveland is Becoming Quite Serious. POLICE CANNOT CONTROL. Cars Are Stoned and Dynamite Bombs Placed on the Tracks.
Cleveland, O., July 22 - Orders were issued today for the assembling of four companies of the Fifth regiment, O. N. G., located at Cleveland, to do strike duty in the streets of the city during the present street railway trouble...
All available military force in Cleveland is under arms... The addition of the organizations called out today, the military force to cope with the street car strike now numbers 800 men. That number represents the city's military force. Next will come the call for state troops.
...The riots and murderous attacks of Sunday convinced the mayor it was time to call out all the available troops.
...The riots and mob violence will be suppressed at any cost.
The Weekly Wisconsin
July 29, 1899
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