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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 21, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 2',
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And. in this, beautiful tub Davies used to splash around while rank, con
ditions were unhindered in the Wolff plant
When Gov. Dunne heard of this shortly after he took office, he ordered
the bathroom torri out.
in April. 1914, Barirev Cohen, then chief inspector pending a permanent
selecti6n by Gov. Dunne, visited the plant and. made a thorough investiga
tion. He found many things that Davies seemingly couldn't find, possibly
because the beautiful, glittering bathroom outfit had hurt his eyes, and he
ordered 40 changes.
The L. Wolff Company were instructed to make those alterations im
mediately. This week Oscar P. Nelson -sisited the place. .He found many startling
In the first place only fifteen or twenty of the changes ordered by Cohen
had been made.
Nelson found that the toilets were rotten in their uncleanliness. He
found other things equally as t shock
The company had been ordered, to
install and maintain adequate wash
ing and dressing rooms and see that
thqy are properly heated, lighted and
The machinery at the plant is in a
dangerous condition, due to improper
"My chief complaint,", said Nelson,
"Is that they failed to make an effort
to protect the employes'' health by
installing suction systems and ade
"The dust flying around the plant
makes young men old and broken in
COURT GRANTS TRANSFER OF
APPEAL OF MRS. WAKEFIELD'
New Haven. Conn., Jan. 21. The
Supreme CouA granted transfer of
appeal of Mrs. Bessie Wakefield tot
a new trial lor the murder of "her
husband, to first judicial district, con
vening in Hartford in March, which
automatically reprieves the "woman
who never had a chance.''
"Now, Georgie," said the teacher,
"I want to explain the tenses to you.
Suppose I say, 'I have a million
dollars.' What tense would that be ? "
"That'd- be pretense!" answered
In the sand blast room men are
supposed to wear helmets, with out
side air pipes to protect, them, from
the sand. But as the men are f orced
to work on the piece 'system they
often -remove .these helmets because
they work faster without them.
The Wolff, shops are notoriously
unfair to union labor. Most of the
jfien employed there now are for
eigners, and instead of paying them
on a daily basis the company takes
advantage of them by making them
do piece work.
Inspector Kelsdn. will charge the
company with violating the health,
comfort and safety, act.
TO HAVE His 'KIDNEYS WASHED
MAY SAVE HIS LIFE
Thomas W. Evans, a graduate of
the MalloryJBible Jnstitute, who swal
lowed 6 bichloride of mercury tab
lets by mistake, today gave, his physi
cian permission to remove and -wash
his kidneys, an operation that Recent
ly met with success on the Pacific
"if.it doesn't save me,, the. opera
tion. at. least will benefit humanity',"
'Oregon has a wife's compensation
bill. It requires that saloonkeepers
give compensation in cases where
husbands dis-'frdm alcoaoii&m