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MERELY . COMMENT
Big doings before the city council
Federation of Labor will attend In
That is to sayit. will at least
have hundreds down at the city
If the council galleries are packed
as they were couple of weeks ago
labor representatives will get as far
as the lower hall.
Not so many reports of police bru
But conditions are still rotten.
General public wants policeprotec
tion taken away from clothing bosses.
Clothing bosses want the protection.
Question comes up tonight:
"Will council hand general pub
lic or the bosses the decision?
If the latter get away with it, Gen
eral Disfavor will rule. ,
New service has been put into ef
fect on the Kedzie av. line, so we are
Less waiting for cars is thd de
More power to it!
Regular London fog in Chi. in the
wee hours of the morning today.
And the voice in the fog said:
"Watch the council tonight"
winter daya.'arrive we can all go
down in JJhe department store
sub-basements and roast
Cheer up! When the real cold
Little pale shop girl,
Standing at the counter, selling
She can waste away
Through eight hours a day,
And who in the devil cares
As the little pale shop girl
Stands at the counter, selling wares?
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GIRL CLOTHING STRIKERS
A parade in the loop district of girl
and women clothing strikers is being
arranged by Sidney HiTlman, presi
dent of the Amalgamated Clothing
Workers, if he can secure a permit .
The parade will be held the last of
the week to show the number of
young gills and women affected by
the boss'es' refusal to arbitrate the
The strike entered its fourth week
yesterday with greater enthusiasm
than at any time. Strikers who had
been up all night and on picket duty
all day were enthusiastically declar
ing it a fight to the finish no matter
how long it lasts.
First public hearing of the alder
manic committee, appointed to in
vestigate grievances of the strikers,
will be held this afternoon. Strikers
will send witnesses to testify but
manufacturers will not
Information against Scotch Wool
en Mills, charged by State Inspector
Nelson with violating law concerning
housing or persons in places where
clothing is manufactured, quashed by
Municipal Judge Flanagan. Case
Several arrests marked picketing
"President Wilson is teaching his
fiancee golf," says a Washington dis-
patch. Gee! but that man's got a
nerve. But maybe he never tried to
teach a woman golf before.