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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 25, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 2',
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"Million dollar fortunes of Kuppen
heimers, Rosenwalds and others have
been made out of the sweat and
blood of these women and girls who
have been coming beforeoui' com
mittee the past week,, and the .next
step for us will be to show the people
of Chicago what an enormous
amount of bloody dollars have been'
made out of the people like those on
strike," declared Aid. Henry Utpatel,
as he went into Mayor Thompson's
office at noon today.
Ten women from the Women's Po
litical Equality league, headed by
Mrs. Margaret Dobyns, walked in on
Mayor Thompson this noon and de
manded, in the name of humanity
that he do something toward bring
ing arbitration in the garment work
ers' strike or else, take all of Chi
cago's police protection away from
the clothing bosses.
"There is something wrong with
the strikers attitude," replied Thomp
son, "or the chief of police would not
need to detail four hundred officers
on the strike. When their attitude
changes, then I may be able to do
Then Alderman Utpatel walked, in,
while Thompson and the ten women
were still standing in the mayor's
"Do you know, Mayor Thompson,"
he said, "that the mayor of New York
did, during a recent garment strike,
just what we are asking you to do
and that the result was arbitration
and a final settlement?"
Mayor Thompson dismissed the
meeting with "I will try and do some
thing." As Jimmy Simpson, vice president
Marshall Field & Co., rode past his
store corner at State and Washirjg
ton this noon, women called to htm,
"Paper, mister.". The women were
Ellen Gates Starr of Hull house and
Mrs. J. Paul Welling. They were
selling National News strike edition
On other corners around the loop
were these Chicago Political Equality
league women: Mrs. L. E. Gordon,
Mrs. Charles Negley, Mrs, u. wasn
intgon Hall, Mrs. Julius Loeb, Mrs.
E. D. Loewenthal, Mrs. McMahon.
Wm. M. Muchnick, manager of the
U. S.-Woolen Mills, 538 S. Clark st,
was fined $5 and costs each -on two
charges brought against him by Os
car Nelson, factory inspector. The
company had violated the child labor
law and failed to keep a proper time
record. Other cases are being tried
before Judge Flannigan.
EXPORT LID-TILTERS, SAYS REV.
"Send the closed Sunday lid-tilters
back to Europe," said Rev. Billy Sun
day when he arrived in Chicago to
day, returning from a financially
successful evangelical campaign at
Omaha to his Indiana home.
"It's the foreign elemnet that op
poses Sunday closnfg. If they don't
like it, let 'em go back home or,
better still, send 'em back."
Sunday will start a 12-weeks' cam
paign for souls and dollars in Chi
cago, Jan. 1.
LABOR MEN TO MEET ON LAW
The presidents of the. labor federa
tions of Illinois,, Wisconsin, Iowa and
Minnesota will arrive in- Chicago to
day to" attend an important confer
ence which will open at the Port
Dearborn hotel Tuesday.
The object is to bring about an un
derstanding as to what legislation
will be asked from legislatures. A
law that is intended to benefit labor
in one state may injure it unless com
petitive states have the same law and
the labor leaders will try to abolish
Eleven millionaires are on triaMn
New York for criminal violation of
the Sherman anti-trust law in con
nection with the wrecking of the New
Haven. The idea of , treating million
aires just like other lawbreakers! It's
rank heresy. -