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NOON EBITJON NOONEDITIOff
HUERTA-TOLDtlTJS TOO LATE FO&SALVTE
RESIGNATIQNIS DEMANDED CAVALRYMEN
HIT COMPLICATION IN COLORADO WAR j
Entered! as Second-Class ,Matter April 21, 1914, at tke-Fostofice at Chicago,
IlL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879. J
THE PAY BOOK
" An AdLass Daily Netvspaper.
, Daily Except Sunday.
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Chicago, $3 a Year
VOL. 30.482 Chicago, Friday, May 1, 1914.
fFOUR HUNDRED WAITRESSES WALK
OUT OF TWENTY RESTAURANTS
Girlsfjbed By Ellen Gates Starr on Fight for Decent
Wages and "One Day's-' Rest In Seven'' Lay
JP,icket Lines A Fight To the Finish
The. ,lndustrial'war broke out in
Chicago Ias'6 night whefa approxt-
mately QO -waitresses "filed out of
twenty "restaurants in -a lone, deter-
' mined-ne, prepared- to fight to the
end for decent wages and the God
giveir right of one days rest in seven.
Eleven" qf the restaurants arej lo
cated hrthe loop an(Tthe girls alfeWy
have thrown a nicket line around.
- Thej?iallenge the police' to exercfee-
the same orutauty pracucea oy tne
police during the. picketing in front
of Henrici'-s,. v
The restaurants involved are own
ed -by George Knob, who has eight;
L. "Walter Powers, who has six, and B.
F. Efting, who has six.
It is not much the grils ask. Merely
the living wage of $8 a week, instead
of the miserable wage now paid them,
and one day's rest a week, instead
of being forced to drudge day after
This strike promises to be one of
the most important in Chicago. The
justice in the girls' fight has been
recognized by many clubwomen and
it is reported that before long club-
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