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TEACHERS HAVE JUST BEGUN TO FIGHT
GRODNO FORTS CAPTURED BY THB GERMANS
JAILER Aip GRAND JURY CONDEMN JAIL
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO, 287 Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 2, 1915 398
MONEY PAID TO KOI
W, J, Riordan, Business gent Dye House Workers'
Union, Shows Checks .for $100, Paid by Max'
M alter, Sec'y Employers' Body,
"Two checks, amounting to $100
were paid by Max Matter, secretary
of the Tailors, Cleaners & Dyers'
ass'n, to W. J. Riordan, president and
business agent of Dye House Work
ers' union 14,790.
"This money is dirty money and
jtwas paid by Max Matter for the pur-
5$e of getting Riordan to wreck the
grganiation among the employes of
jtne big dye and dry cleaning houses.
fc"This money was only a starter and
Jtfalter, as an agent of the empoyers'
-association, would have later paid
$1,000 cash to Riordan if Riordan
had smashed up. the Djre gouge.
Workers' union, as they wanted him
This is the statement of Emmet
Flood, Chicago organizer of the
American Federation of Labor and a
personal representative of President
Gompers. As Flood handed to a Day
Book reporter the two checks repro
duced on another page of this Day
Book, Flood said:
"My God! man do you know what
this sort of stuff means? Do you
know this is the only thing that holds
the labor movement back? Do you
know that nine times out of ten when
a man. goes wrong in a labor union
1 it is because there- aca-djriy jshelns