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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 03, 1911, Image 1

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500 SQPEORIA 5T "' .398 i 't M $EL--MONRQE 353
Chicago Friday N6vember 3,' 191 1.
rVICEi COMMISSJON'SREPQRTUPONTHE EVIU
. EFFECTS OOVERWOFiKlUPdN MORALS;: : '
OtferiflorA,' CHpplesAKeMdyRmns Health, SKprtensr
- jLze Stunts the mind, tleaves theSy'stem Jfldgd- ajrw.
'Wornfotid'-LeadsitQ Di'ssipalianzrA Powerful Argu
. rhentdn Favor cff'the'Shorter-'Work-day.'- ' J"
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For many ycais organized-labor has been" fighting, fonan. eight-;
hour, workaday--r Many obtac.les Tkavebeeh "encountere"d :. many
have Veen Werbme-and(tHere"are many,, still, inithVway. .. j
. ' probably i1reverybddy h&d, understood howniuch was Jit stake
lo the'en'fjrel human race, the shorter wofk-davwoula have .been
won with less trouble. - . I -1 . I
But because njarly, did .not- midpstarild, and. dp, not vet under
stand, labor's" fight' for" this 'one' prmciple'tnakeY neaclvyy -slowly-j-,
inch by inch., ,, , , ,.(r , . ', ,-. f ." f .. lt'r - " .
ItJs'not' strange, ..perhaps thjitworlce.rsoutsideT the union;
fanksr dd .p9tundersapd: - ETspectilfy tfie, gYearm .of ; workers,
who make -Up thelso-jcallexl'jniddlclassXniniqy'pLyom think
their parttcufar' work js, too far ab"6,ye.t;h.at'bCthe mechanic.br dav.
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understand
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done all that .was necessary wheri they had secured.'' the. eight jhourl
dav for themselves for their trade.- " - ."",. ,.'
-For all unibn men',, either o,f4the kindust-meplioned or of.the,
kind that keens pn,worJcing ,for the shorter" work day for, ALX. work-,
men, tliere is'foo'd for reflection in the rep 6ft ''of the Chicago 'vice
commission. A . - , , ,
"An'd for a,U fathers and mother.sAv(hejther inside, or outride te,
union ranks--forall good.ptfzens'jn fat ihere is. something worth"
mighty 'serious, 'thpught- in 'that yiqe reppj;t something con,cefn-n
ing the baUiffect of longhours.of -lbpr op morals,. aSj well as ptC"'
physical' healtHi -v, T' , ,-,., ' , .
;Oflcourse:we alf'kfjojY to t p'QQf, wealc, fir elf an wellriigk
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, wnen there are so many in.sI4e."the" upion Varies -that.
't understand. -r'" - . . . .
"For 'there afe manv aimoh. workmen. who.thotiGrht, they -Had,

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