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EMPLOYERS MAY LOSE PROTECTION
OF POLICE-IT'S OP TO THE COUNCIL
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 16 Chicago, Friday, October 15, 1915
WOMEN MASS AGAINST
Mrs, Medill McCormick F$r Woman's Committee Says
Fight Will Go On 'Till Police Bloody Work Endi fc
-Julius RosenwalaYs Pants Factory
Named in Affidavit,
Tactics of Chicago pojice in slug
ging girls and women of the gar 'nt
workers' union will be challeng"
this afternoon by 300 or more a
en going in a body to one of the big
shops where strike is on.
Among these 300 are some of the
best known society women, artists,
writers and "live ones" of the wom
en's organizations. According -to
Mrs. Medill McCormick of the wom
an's committee of fifteen! there are
two big points these women are after.
, ' $. No more sugg(gg indrajnu.
dling of women by Chicago police. ;
2. Ending the strike by arbitration
'of wages and working conditions.
More and more the whole organ."
ized woman's movemnet of Chicago
is beings drawn into the garment
strike situation. It's a sure thing it
the-police keep on with their slapping,
kicking and bruising of girl strikers
thenjthe -woman's tampaign will go a
lot farther, The proud way of the.
clothing bosses holding off from arbit
tration, not even haying the decency
to answer-letters written, them by thq
women's committee of fifteen, isn't
goiO Cojie&jgiaks things 'smoother
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