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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 21, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1',
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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
TWO GIRLS SCORE VICTORY AGAINST ARRAY
OF BUSINESS MEN IN WEIGLE CASE
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Poatoffice at
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, gg23fc Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. cISgP: By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St 398 Chicago, $3 Year.
VOL. 4, NO. 48
Chicago, Saturday, Nov. 21, 1914
GIRL'S HAIR TURNS GRAY AFTER A
MARSHALL FED ACCIDENT
Spindle Falls and Sticks Into Instep Crippled "Foot
Prevents Dancing and Other Pleasures Case
Wilr Be Heard by State Industrial Board
Behind a letter written today by a
lawyer for Marshall Field & Co. is
the stdry of a working giri who used
to be a good dancer, but isn't as fast
and happy on her feet as she used
Her case, will come before the -Illinois
industrial board next week and
until that time The Day Book will
have to call her Miss X.'
v Miss X. had a job at $8 a week in
the house dress department in the
basement section of Marshall Field
& Co. On the night of July 2, 1913,
she was straighjtenlnj; 'things ' out
after the day's work. She stood
near the desk of an inspector and
was looking over a book of order
A steel spindle weighing one pound,
with a tapering point eight inches
long, fell from the top of the inspec
And this long steel point stabbed a
hole into the left instep of Miss X.
How deep the wound was and the '
extent to which it crippled Miss X.
or permanently injured her "earning
power" is the matter which, will come
before the industrial- board next weeE.