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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 01, 1912, Image 20

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WHY YOU fiOUXD. WEAR LAWRENCE WOOLEN
- K,LU Jiriiia
The above is
a mag azine
advertisement
of the Ameri
can Woolen
CQi,' t;ll ing
wrlyg '-people
should be sure
to ask .for A.
Go, goods
in buying.
, The para
graph qf the
ad whlchtdeals
vith" the era
pfayes. says
tat each year
3p;000 work
meh are paid
"wages to the
amount of
$13,000,000.
If this total
payroll does
npt in-elude
general offi
cers, manag
ers, foremen,
office men,
salesmen, ad
vertising ex
perts and
traveling men,
then the aver
age wage of
the factory employe is $433.33
per year or about.$l38 per day.'
If the "salariedmen" are in
cluded in this apyroll the average
wage ot tne common employe
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must be very mucHjless than $1:38
per day.
These workingmen, whose in
terests lie in th,e hands of th,e Anj-
erican Wooleri Co., are thcons
who have been on a long strifte
at Lawrence, Mass., this winteV.
Then say they do not get a 'livr
ing wage.
Also it is the wives and chil
dren of these same men who have '
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