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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 13, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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DAY TOMORROW DUNNING ASYLUM BURNING
THE DAY BOO
An Adless Newspaper Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 167 Chicago, Tuesday, April 13, 1915
398
' BOSSES ARE HYSTERICAL AS WOMEN
PLEAD FOR HEALTH PROTECTION
Jit" T T T . m. T T5'l 1..l!
juxnpioyers ivave Against decrease in rronis itiuin.
With Boisterous Laughter Members of Women's
Trade Union League Session Near
Riot Stage
With the bosses hysterically de
manding that their profits should not
he decreased by the proposed 8-hour
legislation, backed by their selected
employes pleading that they be per
mitted to work night and day and the
women of the Women's Trade Union
League insisting that the 8-hour day
is necessary as health protection for
women workers, the closing session
before the 8-hour commission reach
ed the semblance of a riot several
times.
Rep. Benny Mitchell refused to an
swer a contemptuously framed ques
tion of Dudley Taylor, the bosses'
lawyer, or the questions shot at him,
by the bosses themselves in high
pitched voices; Rep. Hicks had to ap
peal to the chairman to have the
taunting boisterous laughter and apt
plause of- the bosses stopped; Rep.
Matsen appealed to the chairman for
protection against the insolence of a
shopkeeper, and the bosses shouted
questions and denunciations at mem
bers of the Women's Trade Union
League and criticized Jane Addams
for her defense of the propesed law.
Wm. Hefferman, owner of the
Lotus Club and Illinois Club cafe
terias, spread out his hands in appeal
to the committee not to cut the hours
of the workers lest it put him out of
business. A shopkeeper stood in the
aisle and with his voice breaking with
hysteria denounced legislation and
organization that cuts the profits of
the bosses.
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"bosses from their various- Jtores de-
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