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JOHNNY . KILBANE AND JOHNNY DUNDEE
. BATTLE AT LOS ANGELES TONIGHT
THE DAY BOOK
N. D. Cochran, -ggggfsb 500 South Peoria St.
Editortand Publisher. jgjlP iy '-Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL.2, NO! 180 Chfcago, Tuesday, April 29, 1913 ONE CENT
DEAN SUMNER WONDERS PEOPLE DO NOT RISE
i IN REVOLT AGAINST "MERCHANT PRINCES"
Trust Newspapers Have Quit Interviewing Chairman of
City Vice Commission Since He Started Rapping
Big Advertisers for Low Wages.
"The, low wages paid to girl employes by our great
manufacturers and merchant princes of State street is
the" one biggest factor in the problem, presented by mod
ern vice. -.
"The threat of our merchant princes before the
Q'Hara low wages commission that if they were forced
to raise the wages of their employes by the state they
would make the. publicpay for it by raising prices is one
that ought to arous the people of Chicago to action..
"The people' have been subsidizing big corporations
by paying the salaries of their employes long enough. In
this connection I need only mention the manner in which
the Pullman company has succeeded in having the peo
ple pay the wages of its porters and conductors.
As soon as the people fully realize how they are
being swindled in fjiis, regard, I believe they will arise
and protest against the system which mulcts them and
defrauds'the employes of their RIGHT to a living wage."
The Rep. Walter T. Sumner, dean of S.Si Peter' and
Paul Cathedral. " '
, Dean Walter T. Sumner, who was chairman of the Chicago Vice Com
Btfssicto "which prepared the first concise report on vice ana it? causes ever