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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 24, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 7

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and heavy tables and the place is
swept by the waitresses daily after
the noon hour.
The tipping system is very, strong
in Henrici's. Many patrons complain
that if they do not tip they do not
get good service.
That is scarcely the. fault of the
waitress. She is paid a starvation
wage and must depend on tips to get
enough to keep her alive.
But th.e public doesn't seem to rea
lize that, they are paying a large share
of the girl's wages, thus putting
money into Henrici's pocket, which is
very nice of the public.
Henrici's are not fighting or
ganization because they are convinc
ed their employes do not want it.
They are not fighting organization
because they think their employes are
well paid.
They are fighting it hecause the
Restaurant KeeperV Association is
paying them to do so, and because
the Employers' Association is back
of them and still again the Brewers'
Association, which simply means that
on one hand you have a band of girls
fighting for a. living wage and' one
day a we"ek to rest and on the other
hand you have- a band of millionaires
willing to spend any amount of
money to prevent these girls from ob
taining a living wage at Henrici's, lest
every other restaurant keeper who
pays starvation wages may be forced
to meet the same condition. It is
wealth against necessity.
. And, as usual, the law and the
minions of the law are fighting on
the side of wealth and not on the
side of right."
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NEW YORK GUNMEN, BROUGHT
DOWN BY RAIN OF BULLETS
New York, Feb. 24. With several
bullet punctures acquired in a hot
running fight, Martin Huber and
John Bresses, East New York gun
men and thieves, are in a, serious
condition and a pile of jewelry re
covered from them awaits its' owners.
Detectives waited in the hallway oi
the house of the two men to arrest
them as suspects. The gunmen
came in together and Huber, seeing
the detectives, shouted a warning.
They'both fled in opposite directions.
Bresses fell first, shot through the leg
and shoulder. Though. Huber was
brought down with two bullets in hip
he ha'd to be clubbed into uncon
sciousness before he was taken.
While the shooting was at its
heigbth thousands of 1 people in the '
district rushed to the street and a
well-dressed young woman threw,
herself on. Hubert -body, declaring
he was the father of her child.
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THOSE REAL ESTATERS
Visitor How does the land lie out
this way? .
Native It ain't the land; it's the
land agents.
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There are few Japanese women
who do not marry if the records of
the last Japanese blue book be taken,
as authority.

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