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LOCKOUT OF LATHERS FAIL10G WELLING
BEAT$ DOIG DANNENBERG WANTS "GAFT"
MONEY FIGHT USE OF SCHOOL FOR "DOPES"
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 146 Chicago, Friday, March 19, 1915 3i
BATTLE FOR EIGHT-HOUR DAY IS ON
BEFORE ILLINOIS LEGISLATURE
Dudley Taylor of Restaurant Bosses Leads5Big Business
Lobby Against Medill IcCormick's MLWomen.
Workers Lead Labor's FigKt
r Dudley Taylor was not in conrt
representing the restaurant bosses
yesterday in their fight on the -waitresses
union. Instead of represent
ing them in this' city he "was in
Springfield lobbying in opposition to
the women's eight-hour day bm
which is now being considered by the
house industrial relations committee.
At the close of her speech boosting
the bill Taylor asked Agnes Nestor,
pres. Women's Trade Union league,
if "you wouldn't be ready to accept
nine hours as a compromise."
Miss Nestor replied she had no au
thority to accept a. compromise.
'"Who do you represent?"' Rep.
Medil McCormick asked Taylor.
"iNone of yf tor business," replied
After a. warn argument the chair
man ruled that the lofefeyfets need' got
reveafc&e names of all their princi
pals until "Hr came time for their set
Oscar -F. "Nelson, state factory in
spector told of the weaknesses of
the present tenhour law' and sug
gested changes in form for the new
law if enacted.
"The. -same argument against this
bill was used against the eight-hour
law for miners," said pres. John
Walker of the EL Federation of
Labor. "Now, every operator in the
state will admit the conditions are
better than they were before. I per
sonally favor an eight-hour day for
everybody, and that Is the end to
ward which we are striving."
EUaaheih Maloney of the Chicago
Waitresses' Union told how their ten
hour day was stretched over into a
12 and sometimes 13-hosr period,