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THE STRIKERS AND THE DAY BOOK WISH TG
THANK DAY BOOK READERS FOR THEIR HELP
The rich man may hand out his coin
to a cause,
And then let it drift from his mind.
The poor man must ponder and fig
ure and pause,.
To see how far he'll &e behind.
The cljeck for a hundred that comes
from the man
Who pulls down ten times that
Brings with it the spirit but not any
Than the buck from the poor man
The Day Book's garment workers'
strike fund is closed. For a grand
total The Day Book has turned -two
thousand, ninety-five dollars and
eighty-four cents over to the strik
ers. In figures that looks like this
$2,095.84. And that much money
helps out mightily in a case like the
Readers of The Day Book "came
through" royally, and without any
coaxing. There seemed to be real
brotherly and sisterly feeling in the
donations that came in. There was
much more than just plain cold cash
in the amount donated. There was
sympathy. Who can say that sym
pathy isn't a welcome thing in time
On behalf of Sidney Hillmann and
all the strikers, and also on behalf
of The Day Book, we want to thank
our readers most emphatically for
the help that has been given.
The fund was a huge success. In
a letter to The Day Book the garment
workers hand a good share of the
credit to The Day Book. We wish to
turn the big majority of that credit
over to the donators to the fund.
They are the ones who made it a
success. Here's to tllem the whole
crew. Sidney Hillman, the strikers,
and The Day Book wish you all a
Merry Christmas and a most pros
perous New Year.
Here is the letter from the strikers'
headquarters, received this morning:
The Day Book: On behalf of the
striking clothing workers the officers
of the Amalgamated Clothing Work
ers of America wish to express their
sincere thanks to you, your paper
and its readers for the moral and
financial support The Day Book and
its readers have been to them during
the strike. The Day Book not only
stood by the clothing workers during
their trouble, but was a great factor
in organizing them, prior to the
strike, in giving the necessary news
during the campaign of organization.
The Day Book has been a source
of inspiration to the strikers by its
fair treatment of strike news and
words of encouragement in its col
umns. All workers and their friends
true to the cause of labor should not
only be readers, but enthusiaistic
boosters of your paper, which, al
though small in form, is very large in.
accomplishments for the under dogs
We hope that the influence of The
Day Book for good will grow greater,
knowing that you will do the right
We stand by our friends.
Fraternally yours, F. Rosenblum,
Member C. E. B. A. C. W. of A.; J. S.
Potofsky, General Strike Sec'y A. C.
W. of A.
UNION DEFENDS BUCHANAN
Because "organized capital and its
subsidized press" have attacked
Frank Buchanan, representative to
congress from the seventh Illinois
district, the Int. Ass'n of Bridge,
Structural and Ornamental Iron
workers and Pile Drivers, Local 1,
passed a resolution upholding Bu
chanan at their weekly meeting last
He is a member of the ironwork
ers' union and they intend to stick by.