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CHI CD AT FINDLAY,
OHIO, JS NOT THE
UPTON SINCLAIR PUTS
SOME HOT SHOTS IN
VLETTER TO JOHN D
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THE DAY BOOK
Aj Adless Daily Newspaper,
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, gy Tell Mnro 353.
Editor and Publisher. jggP By Mail, Except in
' 500 Seuth Peoria St. 396 Chicago, $3 a Year.
Chicago, Monday, June 1, 1914
SPLIT IN STATE STREET DEPARTMENT
STORES IS THREATENED
'JohitG. Shedd of Marshall Field's Would Like To Give
' , Saturdays Off All During Year Man4es and Car'
- son's Favor the Idea Others Against It,
"A better plan- than closing all day
Saturday through just two months of
the year would be to close the stores
a half day every Saturday through
out the year, and I would be in favor
of this if the other stores would do
Thatwas the .reply of John G.
Shedd, president of .Marshall Field &
Company to a-Day Book reporter who
Jnterviewed him regarding his pin
ton" of John Wanamakeiclosmg his
day Saturday throughout July and
August and Lord &Tayl6c and B.
Altman following the same plan.
"There is no question that a half
holiday not only adds to the efficiency
of workers, but that it is a necessity
to them," Mr. Shedd continued. "Em
ployes whowork six days, a week,
throughout ten months of the year
certainly suffer through it. ' 1
"But I believe they should be given x
a half noliday every Saturday jather
Philadelphia and New York stores all
tiaDLJusJ. one day a, week for two
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