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LAST EDITION QNE CENT
WRS. OTTO W. LEHMNN GRANTED DIVORCE-
UIWGE IS STRONG FOR GIRLS' SHELTER HOME
-MARY PICKFORD AND BILLY SUNDAY TOD&Y.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.4, NO. 158
Chicago, Friday, April 2, 1915
UNCLE SAM TO MAKE ARMOUR TELL
OF CONDITIONS IN STOCKYARDS
Millionaire Packer Summoned by Industrial Relations
Commission to Explain Jiow Employes Can Live $
Other Bosses to Be Placed on Stand.
l'j. Ogden Armour, the world's
.greatest meat packer, head man over
t-an industry that has 35,d00 .men and
women on its payrolls -was served,
with a subpoena yesterday by Thos.
Egan, sergeant-at-armsof he TJ. S.
industrial relations commission.
At the same time tone of Eean's
men served subpoena ,on John C.
Kennedy, former associate instructor
vof economics in thef University of
These two men will testify before
the commission abont "what is labor
unrest In the packing houses. Ken-
nedy. will tell what he saw when ht
made a survey back o the yards jtwo
How men. fieht for jobs at the paU
of the packing houses, how the low
wages paid the workers out" of enor
mous profits drive those workers to
live Jn shuns and shanties Kennedy
win .bring, along the cold figures on
these things. He -went into the houses
and talked 'with the people and saw
their slim wages and the mothers and
babies fighting for life against the
power of .the world's greatest meat
And Ogden Armour win offer an
explanation why he 'wants these
things the way they are. He lives on
a 1,400 cre estate at Lake. Forest.
He rides down each day to the office
of Armour s& Co.
Siting, tjaclfcjta. the big leather seat
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