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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 10, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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GERMANY REGRETS
ARABIC DISASTER
LATE WAR NEWS
THE DAY BOOK
Ah Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 293 Chicago, Friday, Sept 10, 1915
398
STATE ST. STORES ASK
MAYOR BREAK UNION
Same III. Mfr's Assort That Fought Against $8 a Week
For Department Store Wbmen Now Slamming
Teachers' Federation.
The Illinois Manufacturers' ass'n,
which backed up Marshall Field &
Co. and the State street stores in the
fight against the minimum wage law
two years ago, has sent a letter to
Mayor Thompson, asking the mayor
to kill the Teachers' Federation.
This association has Catholics and
Protestants, Knights of Columbus
and 'Guardians of Liberty among its
"members. Through its president,
S. -M. Hastings, the association tells
Mayor Thompson "to separate the
teachers pf the schools from the
Teachers' Federation because the
Teachers' Federation is controlled by
anion- labor.', ' """. i", .
William Schlake, one of the school
board trustees who voted to kill the
Teachers' Federation, is a, member of
the Illinois Manufacturers' ass'n, it
was pointed out at federation head
quarters today. Also Mr. Schlake Is
president of the Illinois Brick Co. This
corporation a few years ago was
shown by the Teachers' Federation to
be capitalized at $9,000,000, and while
the market value of the stock was
$1,800,000 the assessment was only
$9,844. That was in 1904. And the
federation led the fight which ended
in corporations being assessed at 10
per cent .on their 'capital stock. So
Schlake voted to hit an old enemy
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