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BEST dectjnmicsjit's the-biggest
thing that ever' happened to the
workingmen -in all hisfory!
"And .'the biggest that .ever hap
pened to an employer, top! The.man
doesn't work.in' QURlshop that wuld
betray Ford's "trust and kfhdriess by
D. Wi Wilson, Ford, telegrapher
who gets $130 a month instead of
$75, and, below hfm, Henry Kull,
dockman, who got the same raise.
By Staff Correspondent.
abusing the new. prosperity Ford has
given us ALL!" '
There are hundreds of such cases
here' as this of Kull. Take even that
of the telegraph operator, D. W. Wil
son. He's just a young man, but he,
too, gets $130 a month now in com
parison with the $75 "he drew a few
weeks 'ago." "The" average telegraph
operator receives $30 or $40 or $50!
And there is pretty Alice Hock
muth, the telephone operator at the
Ford plant. She receives $3 a day
now and works but eight hours! She
has an hour for lunch and a ten-minute
rest-period, morning and after-'
-noon. Formerly she received $1.50 a
Approximately 650 girls and wo
men received practically the same
benefits Miss Hpckmuth did a 100
per cent increase in their wages!
WOMEN INDORSE CLANCY
At least one Democratic alderman
will have no cause to fear because of
the granting of the ballot. Aid. J. Ed
ward Clancy of the 14th Ward was
unanimously endorsed for re-election
by' the 14th Ward Woman's Demo
cratic Club, of which Dr. Mary, E.
Sharkey i spre'sident. A mass meet
ing in his behalf will be held tomor
row afternoon at Latona Hall, Robey
street and Grand avenue.
JOHNSON RELATIVES TESTIFY
Relatives of Jack Johnson, the
fugitive negro, testified yesterday in
the federal grand jury investigation
into the stories circulating around
the federal building that various of
ficials had been bribed by Sol Lewin
sohn, missing bondsman', in connec
tion with Johnson's,, flight. The
bucket shop raids of a few years ago
will also be investigated.
NEW MARRIAGE PLAN
County Clerk Robert M. Sweitzer
has proposed a plan by which shady
marrying justices will be Tobbed of:
an opportunity to operate. Yester-;
day in a letter to Chief Justice Harry
Olson he asked, that a municipal
judge be assigned ta perform all civil,
Mr. Sweitzer believes that this 'plan j
would also do away with child "mar
riages. Mrs. Frank C. Reynolds, 460 Bel
mont av., reports loss'of $600 brooch,"