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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 31, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 31',
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for women, but once the organiza
tion convinced them that only by
standing together as a union could
they win, they got together and they
did fight and they won.
"Think what they have gained in
self-respect apart from what they
have gained in better conditions and
wage increase. They don't have to
flatter the forelady now to have her
give them work; they don't have to
bow and scrape; they can demand
their share of work whether there be
much or little, and feel that they are
Her eyes brightened still more.
"And the very best of it is," she said,
"that the victory at Herzog's has
given courage to women workers in
the industry in every factory.
'"If they could win at Herzog's,'
they are saying, 'we can win too,' and
they are ready to begin the fight at
Whereupon Miss Fannia Cohn, or
ganizer of the Ladies' International
Garment Workers' union, who had
her first experience of arrest during
the Herzog strike, turned to someone
else and as enthusiastically told them
of the industrial social revolution of
BITS OF NEWS
Women auto bandits and four men
held up Henry Bidderman, 4520 Clif
ton av. $450.
Judge Robinson, morals court, re
turned to home down state. Has been
helping out in municipal court
Herman Berg, 5240 S. Paulina,
dead. Walked in sleep. Fell down
Gov. Dunne, in Chicago, admitted
he may call special session of legis
, lature to straighten out kinks in
lars wrecked apartment of
Ella Crouse, widow, 4450 Mag-
Got $3,000 in jewelry.
Bf got $21, holding up three in
& Kargis' restaurant, 3343 N.
SWANN WONT O. K. PAYROLL
HE'S OUT OF A JOB
The Lincoln Jubilee com'n, holding
a celebration of the half century an
niversary of negro freedom at the
Coliseum, is on the "outs" with its
secretary, Thomas W. Swann. Swann
won't account for money taken in,
the commission says.
Padded payrolls is the answer
which Swann gives to the body of
which Bishop Samuel Fallows is pres
ident' They are trying to put some
thing over, he says, and he refuses to
"O. K." the payrolls.
But whatever the cause, Swann
was separated from the $125-a-month'
job which he has held with the ju
bilee body. He is a negro and cred
ited with the celebration idea.
"LEMO' AN' POPCORN!" HER CRY
FOR FORTY-FOUR YEARS
J"IRS OUtOLENE. JESSOP "
For 44 summers Mrs. Caroline Jes
sop of Connersville, Ind.. has toured
the county and state fairs in the mlc
dle west with her confectionery
stand, from which she dispenses can
dies, popcorn and lemonade.
Her cheery disposition and -kindly
face have endeared her to thousands
who familiarly call her "Mother Jes
sop" and she is justly proud of the
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