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.cluj) and .other woman's organiza
tions who are about to make public
their reports on the actions of the
police during the strike.
The strikers had planned to march
from Green and Harrison to Division
and Milwaukee and ""-then back
through the loop. '
Before the aldermanic" committee
which is investigating the garment
workers' strike, Sidney Hillman, in
ternational president of the Amalga
mated Clothing Workers, stated that
John J. Sonsteby, attorney for the
United Garment Workers' union, was
present solely for the purpose of rais
ing technical questions to befog the
In a very nice way Hillman told
Sonsteby that he knew very little
about the issues at stake. The at
torney drew a card of the United
Garment Workers .from his pocket
and told how he worked in the trade
"That it it you worked in the
trade years ago," Hillman stated.
"We are not here to fight out the dif
ferences between our two organiza
tions, but to endeavor' to come to
an understanding with the employers'
associations. Since you have raised
the question I would sugegst that this
committee call in Pres. John J. Fitz
patrick and Sec'y Edward N. Nockles
of the Chicago Federation of Labor
to state the present status of our or
ganization in the labor world."
Chairman Utpatel state he would
have those two gentlemen present at
the next meeting of the committee.
"You will find it very difficult to get
in touch with the employer's asso
ciation," Hillman continued. "I
would suggest you call in Martin
Isaacs who is attorney for the two
associations and obtain the employ-"
ere' view of this situation. Isaacs
also runs an employing agency which
supplies labor to the members of this
organization. This agency has al
ways discriminated against union
men and women."
"I have experienced some difficulty
in getting' in touch with, the employ
ers," Alderman Utpatel told the com
mittee. "I have kept after them for
the last three days and this afternoon
I expect to meet them. I will report
on their views at the next meeting."
The meetings was adjourned to
meet again at the call of .the chair.
"The differences betwen the United
Garment Workers and the Amalga
mated Clothing Workers will be set
tled at the next executive meeting of
the American Federation of Labor,"
Hilman told a Day Book reporter.
"We have some very serious charges
to make against that organization.
Our union has 100,000 people who
formerly belonged to theirs. They
have only 5,000 left What the
charges are will be made public when
the time comes."
WILL LEAD CREEKS
He will be appointed commander-in-chief
of the Greek armies if Greece
enters the European war.
Mary Full Stomach, an Indian girl,
has accepted a government job fn
Washington, D. C.
It is easier to raise the devil than
it is to get him to lie down again.