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-LEACH CROSS AND JOE RIVERS BATTLE AT HEW
YORK TONIGHT SFORT DOPE INSIDE
THE DAY BOOK
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VOL.2,NO.162- Chicago, Tuesday, April 8, 1913 ONE QENT
STATE STREET MILLIONAIRES t;HROW OFF,
MASK; DEFY THE PEOPLE OF ILLINOIS 1
TelLSenators They Will Not Quit Paying Starvation
Wages and That Stale Can't Make Them Then Lie
About What They Said in Trust Newspapers.
The State' street millionaires say they told the
O'Hara commission yesterday that they intended to es
tablish a minimum wage for their women employes
-WhehHhe merchants say this they lie. And they lie
Their reason for the lie is plain. They want their
employe&to believe their wages are going to be'raised so
their employes wilt not organize for their own pro
tection. " t
The-merchants marched to the -Hotel LaSalle in a
body yesterday and faced the commission.
They first saw Jo it that everyone except themselves
and the members of the commission were excluded from
the.room They did not even permit a stenographer to
be left. ; ; - . -
Then, when the doors were locked and they felt
. sure there was none to hear them except the, members 'of
the commission. themselves, the merchants -threw off the
, mask. s
We won t do anything toward establishing a mini-