Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
titled to a weekly benefit of $2.50
for 26 weeks if he remains inca
pacitated., and to free medical at
tention. A sanitarium will be founded
for consumptives at an initial cost
of $7,500,000 and an annual allow
ance of $5,000,000.
Workmen who break down per
manently will receive life pen
sions of $1.25 weekly each. The
wife of insured workmen will re
ceive $7.50 upon the birth of each
child. Working women who are
wives of insured workmen will
receive double benefits.
"SMILING JOE"HAS DONE A LOT FOR WORKERS
Boston, July 13. Joe Ettor is
still in jail. But chiefly as a result
of his efforts 275,000 New Eng
land textile mill workers are get
ting better wages. He has added
$11,000,000 a year to the pay en
velopes of the poorest paid work
ers in the country.
The mill owners had Joe put in
jail to get him out of the way.
That was during the, Lawrence
strike last winter