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VOL. 3, NO. 140
Chicago, Friday, March 13, 1914
"COLLINS ADMITTED STRIKE," SAYS
MRS. RAYMOND ROBINS ON STAND
Noted Social Worker Says Collins Told Her That Cooks
and Bakers Had Struck Restaurant Bosses
Had Spy Trailing Her
"Wm. G. Collins, manager of Hen
rici's, admitted there was a strike of
the cooks and bakers of his 'place."
With this testimony Ms. Raymond
Robins, president of the National
Woman's Trade Union League, "shat
tered the pretension of the Restau
rant Keepers' Association that the
trouble, at Henrici's was merely a
bpjjcott in Which none of th'e Hen
ndj employes were Involved.
Mrs. Robins proved an effective
witness for the girls. Collins' admis-.
sion of the strike of his cooks 'and
bakers was made to herself, Jane
Addams, Harriet Vittum and Grace
Abbott at the big mass meeting in
Hull House two weeks ago, according
to Mrs. Robins.
"At that meeting Mr. Collins re
fused to allow a committee of women
to go to the restaurant and ask the
63 girls employed there under what
circumstances they signed the affi
davits saying they were perfectly sat
isfied," said Mrs. Robins.
"I asked him why he didn't give
liis girls one day off in seven," she
continued, "and he sounded the old
cry of the department stores when
the subject of a minimum wage came
up, 'I will if the others do.' A few