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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 02, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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STOCKYARDS CLOSED $Y THE GOVERNMENT
MOTHER JONES TELLS OF MINERS! STRUGGLES
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postofflce at
unicago, HL, under tne Act or Marco. 3, ivw.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D."1 Cochran, ' gPfcx Tel. Monroa 353.'
Editor and Publisher. By- Mail, Except In
500 South. Peoria St. 396 Chicago a Year.
I' VOL. 4, NO. 31
Chicago, Monday, Nov. 2, 1914
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ATTACKED IN GIRIS STORY
Big Corporation Accused of Faking Fifty Cents From
Girls Who Balked at Working Overtime Without ,
Pdy-r-Gn-is in Rebellion
Rockefeller says he made his mil
lions saving pennies. By appafent
lyvthe same method the great Mar
shall Field corporation is .adcung to
its minions by docking girls" 60 cents
out of their$6, pay envelope "when,
they refuse to ddnate an afternoon's
"services to the company.
This is the story of a slip of a.
girl 6fi"2,0 -who hasn't been, working
long enough? to lose he? belief that
the laborer is worthy of hia'hire.
Ten weeks agfr she answered; a
blind ad of the MarshaU Field Co
The ad , stated that J'gMs. jwere
Ask.
wanted at 226 Fifth avenue.
for Croft"
The work was folding circulars,
pasting and ewing samples, hand
ling catalogues and is of such a 'na
ture that often girls get their hands
cut and bleeding.
This girl interviewed Croft He
told her. the pay was $6 a week, but
the thing he made much of was that
the girls didn't work Saturday after
noons. AH through, the year-they
could, Just go bomeanifloaf on Sat
urday afternoons. Which' meant a
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