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Savoy, 4346- Madron :;,!
"A GHded Fool." '
Standard, 750 Nr Clark
"Cycle of Hatred."
S$ar, 1453 Milwaukee Av. t
Star, 1415 JnilJrton Av
States, 3509 S. State
Washington, 3440 S. State -
"The Siren's Reign."
Wiley's, 2153 Lincoln Av. '
"At the Banquet Table." t
Winchester, 1936 Wr Chicago Av.
"The Doorway of Destruction."
White Rose, 1420 S. Crawford
"The Black Box," No. 8.
Yale, Mayw'd, 5th Av. and Madison
"The Funny Side of Jealousy."
80 LEPERS IN CHICAGO?
Chicago .today has eighty lepers
living unquarantined and their cases
unreported, in various parts of the
city, according to Dr. George A. Zel
ler, member of the Illinois Board of
"People are prone to be unduly
alarmed, at the .presence of leprosy,"
said Dr. Zeller today. "I know of
eighty cases m Chicago. There are
probably many more. The health of
the community is not menaced by
their presence here. There is no law
requiring a physician to report cases
of leprosy." t "
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The May festival of the Women's
Trade Union League of Chicago' will
be held at Schiller hall, 64 W Ran
dolph, Sunday, May 9, at 3 o'clock.
The Spanish' Youth of America will
present benefits -entertalnmenC.'and
dance at the NoftE Side Turner hall,
820 N. Clark st. ,May 8.
Emma Goldman, anarchist lectur
er and organizer, is coming b Chi
cago, May 9, for a series- of talks.
Antwerp, one of the four largest
ports in the wjorld, is 53 miles from
GENERAL- STRJKE .OF TAILORS
AND CUTTERS NEAR
A general strike of the tailors and
cutters in the readymade and special
order houses may be called' in the
near future if the demands which
are to be made on the employers in
a few weeks for recognition of the
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of
America, uie ngut oi uie workers iu g
'bargain collectively, a 50-hour week "
ana wage 'increase are not accepiea.
'W&f eel ttiat our organization will
be in a position very shortly to pre
sent these demands," Frank Rosen
blum of the A. C. "W. of A. stated to a
Day Book reporter. "We have not '
decided, yet what increase we shall
ask in wages. If we asked only what '
the-bosses have 'deducted" in the past
year we wpuld have to ask a 50 per
cent increase to bring the wages up
to only whaLthey -were a year ago.
"Married men in the industry are
getting, as low as $5 a week and since
the piece system has been put in so
generally workers are slaving to '
make $8 and $9 where they used to
earn $18 and $20.
"Since the parade on Saturday we i
have enrolled a great many new '
members. We have 100 organizers in
the field. Very shortly we will hold
a mass meeting in one of the arm
ories and at that meeting we will de
cide what demands shall be presented
to the basses and what action shall
be taken if "those demands are refused."
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WEALTHY; BREWER DIVORCED
William Birk, wealthy brewer, was
granted a divorce on statutory
charges yesterday. He and several
friends testified .how they had looked
through a window at 1838 Wells st,
last June and had seen Mrs. Birk in
the embrace of a man whom they didj
not know. Both were in extreme
Shortly after her husband'B suit
was filed Mrs. Birk attempted to kill
She now lives at 555 Stratford pL '
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