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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 05, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1',
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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
ALLIES ADVANCING GERMANS CHECKED?
116 BATTLESHIPS ALREADY DESTROYED j
Entered an Second-Class Matter April 21, 19t4, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, HL, TJnder the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, gggggg Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. IIIIjIP By Mail, Except in.
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 4, NO. 34
Chicago, Thursday, Nov. 5, 1914
65,000 MEN WILL BE THROWN OUT
OF WORK BY STOCKYARDS' CLOSE
Packers Wrong When They Say Only a Few 'Men Will
Be Thrown Out of Work Yards.to Be Closed for; ,
Nine Days in Spite of Howling
"When the Beef Barons say that no
men "will be laid off through the clos
ing of the stockyards for the next
nine months they are wrong. Hun
dreds are being laid off daily and
each day as the cattle 'decrease they
are laying off more.
r The 'Qioof andmouth" disease has
brought poverty and misery to the
district "back o' th yards." A day's
income suddenly suddenly cut off
means actual hunger and want.
Statements were made by the
packers that out of the goodness of
their" heart most of their employes
would still be kept on the job. Their
statements purport to show that only
about 7,000 men will be thrown out
of work. They are wrong.
The fact is that within a few days
approximately 65,000 men will be
thrown out of work.
And-.at the wages that the "food
hogs" iave 'been paying since the
stockyards strike of 1904, when, with
the aid of the Chicago police under
command of Paddy, Lavin, they drove
union labor out of the yards, the
men cannot afford toe-meet a., few
days .without work, let. alone nine