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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 07, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 2',
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the Restaurant Keepers' Association.,
''Collins admitted that Mayer had"
accompanied him to 'First Deputy
Schuettler's office when he went to
get a squad of police -with which to
bully the girls.
And possibly as a favor to Oscar.
Mayer, Schuettler gave Collins some
of the men from his own office. Jerry
Laughlin, who has become notorious
during this stride, works out of
Collins also gave an illustration of
why it is that the trust press is favor
ing the restaurant owners at this time
when he said that for advertising one
afernoon the Restaurant Keepers'
Ass'n were charged $1,384 by "the
And Collins himself advertised his
side of the strike for four days.
But the real surprise came when
Collins on the stand said that busi
ness has been hurt by the strike and
that the month of February was the
only month in the last nine months
when business has not increased, let
"Our business has been cut about
250 customers a day," said Collins.
"During Feebruary of this year we
averaged 1,684 customers daily. Feb
ruary, 1913, we averaged 1,900 daily.
We are serving mostly to old and
staunch friends and curiosity seek
ers." "Is Henrici's financial condition,
such that you could afford to pay
your girls $8 a week?" asked Attor
Collins, who had been frank
enough on the stand all day, was will
ing to answer, but his counsel, Wil
lard McEwen, objected and Judge Mc
Goorty sustained him.
Collins said that the company was
capitalized for about $180,000 or
Judge McGoorty said the court
would expect no more arrests nor no
more picketing during the injunction,
WOMAN WAS. "WEATHER MAN"
Washington. Few people in Wash
ington know that Mrs. Henry Ash
hurst, wife of th Arizona senator,
gained her lightness of foot and her
litheness of figure "shinning" up the
pole of the weather station at Flag
staff, Ariz. Before her marriage she
had charge of the weather bureau
there and began each day's work by
climbing. to the. dizy height of the
weather bureau pole to read the di
rection and velocity of the wind.
In cotton goods brilliant colors will
be much worn this spring, yellow,
coming .first in favor, then green,
bright blue, .cerise and bronze of a
reddish cast. Corsages become more
simple. All the trimmingseems to be
concentrated, on the skirts, which are
draped, frilled and' flounced as muck