Meantime, of course, policemen were coming on a run, and as a crowd gathered other police got excited and sent in a riot call.
In a couple of days Durham and Company had electric fans up to cool off the rooms for them, and even couches for them to rest on; and meantime they could go out and find a shady corner and take a "snooze," and as there was no place for any one in particular, and no system, it might be hours before their boss discovered them.
If hides and guts were slashed and rendered useless there was no way of tracing it to any one; and if a man lay off and forgot to come back there was nothing to be gained by seeking him, for all the rest would quit in the meantime. Everything went, during the strike, and the packers paid.
And meantime, agents of the packers were gathering gangs of Negroes in the country districts of the far South, promising them five dollars a day and board, and being careful not to mention there was a strike; already carloads of them were on the way, with special rates from the railroads, and all traffic ordered out of the way.
Meantime the packers had set themselves definitely to the task of making a new labor force.
Meantime Jurgis, who was of a practical temper, was helping himself at the bar; and the first policeman, who had laid out his man, joined him, handing out several more bottles, and filling his pockets besides, and then, as he started to leave, cleaning off all the balance with a sweep of his club.
The two champions being alike armed with quarter-staves, stepped forward into the centre of the open space, in order to have the full benefit of the moonlight; the thieves in the meantime
laughing, and crying to their comrade, ``Miller!
In the meantime
Captain Bonneville and the residue of the party moved on to the appointed camping ground; thither the most expert runners succeeded in driving numbers of buffalo, which were killed hard by the camp, and the flesh transported thither without difficulty.
Filipino fishermen urged to avoid Panatag shoal 'for the meantime
' !-- -- (philstar.com) - March 30, 2019 - 12:44pm MANILA, Philippines The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources on Saturday advised local fishermento avoid the Scarborough (Panatag) shoal "for the meantime
" amid reports that Filipino fishermen have been experiencing harassment from the Chinese in the West Philippine Sea.