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attitude toward the waitresses, and
declared his belief that if a vote of
the rationalists were taken, it would
be found overwhelmingly in favor of
He referred to Mangasarian as an
innocent old man in his belief that
the waitresses now working in Hen
rici's would rather work-there seven
days a week for $7 a week than to
join the union and work 6 days for $8.
"Mangasarian talks of the attempt
of the union to coerce .these wait
resses into joining the union," he
said, "and he says that this coercion'
is against individual liberty.
"Dr. Greer went into Kohlsaat's
restaurant one day an.d the manager'
said to him: 'The waitresses here
are all satisfied. They like to work
here; they have no grievances.'
"Then he called" a few of the girls
around hinr and asked them if they
weren't satisfied, and they answered
'Yes.' But a few days later the doc
tor went in when the boss was not
around and the girls told him they
were far from satisfied, and .they
would like to join the union, if they
"Is it coercion the employer uses
when a girl dare not tell the truth
before him? Isthere any greater
coercion than the threat to deprive
a worker of his job and thus of his
bread and butter?"
Mr. Lewis referred to the $8 wages
asked by the waitresses as not a liv
ing wage but mere existence, and
ridiculed, Maugasarian's advice that
they should be content with what
they have and be satisfied with even
less. He doubted if Mangasarian
-would be content to follow the ad
vice he had given the union.
He declared that the present indus
trial system would tend to make an
archists of workers and wftuld result
in a social revolution.
Miss Elizabeth Maloney read a let
ter sent by the Cooks' Union to Man
gasarian, refuting in detail the!
charge that there- had been any riot
ing by" the striking waitresses, and
voiced her disappointment that Man-,
gasarian had still maintained his pre
vious position on the subject, adding
only the half apology that if there
hadn't been rioting, then he must
have been mistaken.
REV. TUCKER SCORES PRESENT
SOCIAL SYSTEM V
Rev. Irwin St. John Tucker scored
the present social system at the
Grace Church open forum Sunday
evening. "We' are living in an age
in which robbery, murdei and deceit
are considered virtues," he said.
"Our great general is the one who
commits1 the most murders, our
greatest lawyer the greatest .cheat,,
and our vaunted millionaires the .
most successful robbers. We are .ruled
by the golden calf, a nation worship
ing thieves and robbers, a people
whose press considers as high so
ciety men and women who are no
better than fatted swine.
"A social revolution is the only so
lution. A revolution which will make
merit and service to the community
the criterion of greatness instead of t
robbery, murder and deceit."
THIS OUGHT TO HOLD WILLYUM
HEARSE EOR A WHILE
WashingtonrApril 6. Bitter attack
on W. R. Hearst and the Hearst news
papers was made Saturday afternoon
by Representative Kent of California,
whom the Hearst San Francisco pa
per had named as a "political hybrid"
for his stand on Panama canal tolls.
"The misfit animal has not yet been
given a name," he wired the editor
of a San Francisco Hearst paper. "If
the world were populated by William
Hearst and if the sky were, papered
with" his publications there would be
a scene of sordid selfishness made
still more intolerable by senseless
Kent pointed out that Hearst now
takes a position opposed to what he
held several years aga t)n the tolls
question. '- ? t -