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LAST WTTOH 4 1 xast ebiwon
YOUNG'GIRL A VICTIM OF LOVE TRAGEDY
VIOLATORS OF TEN-HOUR LAW DRAW FINES
ABE ATTELL HOT AFTER JOHNNY KILBANE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran. " -ggg-jBfr Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor arid Publisher. C8glP Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 399 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.3, NO. 95
Chicago, "Tuesday, Jan? 20, 1914
CONDITIONS AT MORRIS & CO. PLANT
EXPLAIN THEIR BIG PROFIT:
Emmet Flood Calls Place Where Big Meat Company's
Employes:Live tcMost Degrading Sights in the City1
Firm Cleaned Up $i,916&96 in 1913 While
. Some of Their Workers Plugged Along;
- on $6,8Q Ber Week, Says Flood.
At the.same time" that; Morris & Go.,
meat packers, announce that they
made a profit of' $1,S16,996 last year
organized labor declares that special
attention should he, called tp the, low;
wages, lack of steady -work, bad
housing, and mean living conditions
of Ihe er5plpys of Morris j& Co
' "If 'a visitor came, to, Chicago.and
asked me1 to show him. the most de
gradingr sights in this citypne Pf the
places I would, take him would be put
on Gross avenue or Whisky' Bowi
where the- low-paid workers of .Mor
ris & Co. live," said"Eminet Flood, or
ganizer for the American Federation
of Labor, who is interested in union
izing the packing house employes. "X
have been out in the houses that are
supposed- to be the homes, of the
working people out of whom Morris
& Co. cleaned up nearly $2,000,000 of
swag last year. J. can take you to
rows of houses there tin Whisky; Row
where' conditions are curious.
"In the basement live the single