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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 18, 1913, Image 1

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rf WORLD'S FAMOUS PHRENOLOGIST BARES
MURDER MOTIVE IN HANS SCHMIDT'S HEAD!
THE DAY BOOK
i4iz Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ggggga&v. Tel. Monroe 353. '
Editor and Publisher. TggyffipiS Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 2, NO. 300 Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 18, 1913
ONE CENT
PROPOSED BANQUET OF PACKERS'
ASSOCIATION BITTERLY SCORED
Labor Leader Mann Calls Feed To Be Held Next Mon
day, "Modern Feast of Belshazzer" Says If 11
Be Another Dagger Thrust Into Workers
To Arouse ThemJFrom Slavery.
Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 18.
Tom Mann, English labor leader and
syndicatist agitator, bitterly scored
the proposed banquet of the Amer
ican Packers' Association to, be held
in the Congress Hotel, Chicago, next
Monday night.
"No words, however tipped with
invective, can make impression on
the hides of the men who will glorify
Mammon and sit at this modern feast
of Belshazzer," he said."
The banquet will be-the most lavish
in the history of Chicago. The fa
mous Peacock Alley will be turned in
to an English woodland Tvith natural
solitude teeming with birds and small
anima life, '
The Elizabethan room will be the
scene of the banquet, proper, and
about the room in a caged construc
tion hidden by foliage a pack of
hounds will run to earth a live fox
while a troop of scarlet-clad hunts
men drive them on. The diners will
be in English hunting costume, and
cabaret artists will sing English
hunt songs. The meal will cost $215
a plate and 700 packers are to attend.
"The scene will be typical .of the
packers' very lives," Mann continued.
"Instead of a poor, bewildered, fright
ened fox, whose agonized yelps anC
panting breath betrays the inhuman
cruelty to one of God's animals, sub
stitute taen and women tolling in the
packing, houses.
'Instead of the fluttering in terror
of the birds, substitute the desperate
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