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RICH AVTOI$T KILLED
IN AUTO ACCIDENT
TRAIN WRECK LEADS
TO PROBE OF THE I. C,
Entered ae SecondrClass Matter April 21, 1914, at the PostotUce at
1 Chicago, HL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
' Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, -ixJIpn. Te, Monroe 353
Editor and Publisher. ajglls By Majf Except in i
500 South Peoria St 396 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 187
Chicago, Thursday, May 7, 1914
OTESTS FROM WORKING
RING QUICK RESULTS
Barrier of Fear Is 'Knocked Aside By New Office Estaby
lished By Factory Inspector Nelson Big Em
ployers Are "Told On" By Letter
i . - and Telephone.
"I thinlcit is a shame the way
works his girls. They are no
allowed to sit down five minutes. The Irttle pup of a floorwalker is a nsgr
driver." I. thought that' slave days were over."
The above' Is one of many notes orletters received by Oscar P. Nelson
state factory inspectorfrom young girl employes, as a result of the est4b
lishment of a complaint and information bureau in the factory inspection,
Past experiences with employers and employes have made it plain to
Nelson jiat a large percentage of the employes cannot come out with the,
trith about conditions and let it be known that they are making public such
truth, without losing their jobs.
The result was -the establishment of this complain and informatioa
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