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OCT 5 ig,5
MAYOR SLAMS THE DOOR ON LABOR
"UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY" THE LATEST
POLICE GAG PULLED ON ARRESTED STRIKERS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 7 Chicago, Tuesday, Sept 5, 1915
THE SLIM ENVELOPE
AND THE RESULT
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Claims of Chi. Vice Cornish Backed Up by Story Told
by Mary Jones She Worked at The Fair at $4 Per
But She Had to Live and Eat.
The slim pay envelope and what it
might do to a woman were up in
Judge Uhlir's court today. .
One of the thousands of girls hired
and fired in State street stores told
a plain story and an old story.
It's worth printing as new, to show
claims of the Chicago Vice Com'n on
low wages are still true and at work
in this city. The story:
Coppers arrested Mary Jones of 114
prand av. and told Judge Uhlir they
caught her soliciting. The .court said:
"Mary Jones, you Jiaye a jlain
honest, old-fashioned name. - Are you
guilty or not guilty?"
Mary Jones twisted the corner of a
handkerchief, slanted her eyes at the
judge and murmured:
"What do you work at, Mary, or do
you ever work?"
"I was in The Pair last February.
I worked in the flannel department,
"The Fair do you mean the big
.department store on State street?"
- - "Yes. lfcas the jlace." .