They were thoroughly organized and well armed, and they were held in readiness to be hurled in special trains to any part of the country where labor went on strike or was locked out by the employers
. Only those curious times could have given rise to the amazing spectacle of one, Farley, a notorious commander of strike- breakers, who, in 1906, swept across the United States in special trains from New York to San Francisco with an army of twenty-five hundred men, fully armed and equipped, to break a strike of the San Francisco street-car men.
He was your creature--or the creature of all the trusts and employers
' associations, which is the same thing.
(acting under a sense of their obligation to the gentleman by whom Frank had been recommended) had considered the question carefully, and had decided that the one promising use to which they could put Mr.
By this time I had been encouraged to such faith in myself in the matter of girls that I was quite certain I would marry my employer
I had accepted the position as part of my calling in life; I had trained myself to leave all the sympathies natural to my age in my employer
's outer hall, as coolly as I left my umbrella there before I went upstairs.
During that period,--being much trusted and favored by his employer
,--he had free liberty to come and go at discretion.
He had now cast from him the last vestige of his loyalty for his employer
, and thus freed had determined to use every means within his power to win Professor Maxon's daughter, and with her the heritage of wealth which he knew would be hers should her father, through some unforeseen mishap, meet death before he could return to civilization and alter his will, a contingency which von Horn knew he might have to consider should he marry the girl against her father's wishes, and thus thwart the crazed man's mad, but no less dear project.
He ventured most respectfully to break in upon the reflections of his employer
Micawber, bursting into a state of much excitement, and turning pale, 'if you ask after my employer
as your friend, I am sorry for it; if you ask after him as MY friend, I sardonically smile at it.
At the appointed hour the prince, powdered and shaven, entered the dining room where his daughter-in-law, Princess Mary, and Mademoiselle Bourienne were already awaiting him together with his architect, who by a strange caprice of his employer
's was admitted to table though the position of that insignificant individual was such as could certainly not have caused him to expect that honor.
Early in the new week, Emily had accepted Sir Jervis's proposal, and had so interested the bookseller to whom she had been directed to apply, that he took it on himself to modify the arbitrary instructions of his employer
Nor would her employer
consent to let her work by the piece, at which the dear child might have earned at least thirty sous, for she discovered that she had to deal with a person of conscience, and that in no mode could as much be possibly extracted from the assistant, as by confiding to her own honor.