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driver, it will follqw the millionaire
wherever he goes.
A meeting of the I. W. W. was
started in Mulberry Bend Park dur
ing the morning. Marie Gans was
-ainong the speakers. She was asked
Jf-she still felt toward Rockefeller
jls she indicated yesterday when she
aid she would "shoot him like a
. "I certainly do," was the repjy. "I
would shoot him down on sight.'1'
At the Standard Oil offices C. u.
Haight told reporters that Rockefel
ler --had gone to his home in. Tarry
town and would not be downtown to
day. "Mr. Rockefeller is ill, probably due
to these demonstrations against
him," said th secretary. "He will
not be at the Office and there will be
no statement to issue."
GIRL WAITRESSES CHEERED AS THEY OPEN
FIGHT AGAINST KNAB, POWERS AND EFTING
Four girl waitresses, dressed in
blue suits and carrying little Amer
ican flags, marched out from the un
ion headquarters at noon today and
formed a silent picket line in front of
Knab's restaurant at 54 W. Washing
They were greeted" with mighty
cheering by the noon-hour crowds
that lined the streets.
They handed out cards notifying
the public that Knab's, Powers' and
Ef ting's restaurants were scab places.
A concentrated fight on George
Knab, wealthy owner of a string of
restaurants, was begun by the wait
resses, cooks, waiters and bakers to
day. The trouble with Knab is not a
strike, as first-reported, but a lock
out And the hand of the Restau
rant Keepers.' Association is seen be
hind the move.
Knab's secretary, one Mullhauser,
appeared on the stand in behalf of
the restaurant trust during the Hen
rici injunction proceedings and ad
mitted that Knab was trying to join
the Restaurant Keepers', but had
been toldjie could not get in until his
union agreement expired
Last night the agreement came to
end and Knab locked, out his union
employes on the slim excuse that the
union could not furnish him with
. The restaurants owned bv U Wal
ter Powers and B. F. Efting are also
affected by the latest trouble.
The Knab restaurants, which are
unfair to union labor, are. located at
54 W. Washington street, 318 S. Wa
bash avenue, 185 W. Randolph street,
26 W. Monroe street, 24 E, Monroe
street, 26 E. Adams street, 18 N.
Clark street, 31 S. Dearborn street,
and 106 N. Dearborn street.
In the last2 named place -at 10
minutes to 12 today, which should
have been the busiest time, there
were only nine people eating.
The unfair Powers restaurants are
at 128 E. 35th street, 79 W. Ran
dolph street, 202 E. 31st street, 3504
Cottage Grove avenue, 320 E. 47th
street and 1314 E. 64th street.
The unfair Efting restaurants are
at 73 E. 22d street, 530 Rush street,
172 W. Harrison street, 1321 S.
Michigan avenue, 4539 Broadway.
Early this morning Fred Eberling,
president of the Cooks' Union, and
Elizabeth Maloney, business agent of
the Waitresses' Union, made the
round of the Knab restaurants and
took from the windows the cards is
sued by the union, which announced
that the restaurants were fair.
"Knab will suffer far worse than
Henrici by his unfairness to union
labor," said Carrie Alexander, presi
dent of the Waitresses' Union to
day, "because more working people
eat at his place than eat at Henrici's.
John R. Thompson told us that his
plage at 60 W. Madison street wag
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