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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 08, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 32',
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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper,
Daily Except Sunday
FINE WEATHER FOR JANITORS
THE ONES ON STRIKE!
This is fine weather for striking
janitors. In 25 loop office buildings,
corridors and office floors were wet
and thick with mud because the jan
itors are on strike. Tenants are com
plaining of wet feet from office
floors, dirty windows and dusty fur
niture. The new members of the "in bad"
club of organized labor are: National
Life, Stock Exchange, Lumber Ex
change, First National Bank, Mason
ic Temple, Firmenich, Steger, Chi
cago Telephone, Commonwealth
Edison, Corn Exchange, McCormick
and Mailers bldgs.
The People's Life Insurance bldg.
is trying to beat the strikers by hir
ing women to do the work of the
men janitors, it was reported at
union headquarters today. If this is
true, a movement will be started to
put this insurance company on the
unfair list of all the unions in Chi
cago. The union sent one of its members
to the Conway bldg. last night to hire
out as a strikebreaker. He got a job
and as soon as he got inside he
brought out 21 strikebreakers and
made union men of them.
The janitors who were not mem
bers of the union have nearly all
come in and joined within the last
The janitors called a strike on the
building in which their own offices
are located, the Firmenich, Washing
ton and Fifth av.
Police busy on new Jean Crones
tip. Say he mailed postcard in Chicago.
The 18th Ward XJivic league will
hear Major M. L. C. Funkhouser talk'
at 8 d. m. tonight at the regular
meeting, 422 S. Hoyne av.
Dr. Jos. H. Greer will lecture on
"Money and Land" at Hobo College,
917 W. Washington blvd., tonight.
33d ward Socialists will hold penny
social at headquarters, P. H. K. hall,
1733 N. Kedvale av., tonight
Dr. John Haynes Holmes, N. Y.,
will lecture tonight at Lincoln Centre
on "The International Mind."
Carpenters' apprentices of Harri
son Tech. school will hold debate
FrL, Feb. 9, that literacy test of im-r
migration bill is unfair.
Clarence Gilbert Hoag will speak
on "The Ashtabula Plan of Preferen
tial Voting," FrL, Feb. 9, at City club
Anarchist Forum, 920 S. Ashland
blvd., Workers' institute. Dr. G. Sea
strand lectures on "Will to Power,"
Fri., 8 p. iy.
Aid. Alex McCormick and Guide
Post Bill Chenry of the Herald, speak
for Aid. Merriam at womanSs lunch
eon, Hotel Hayes, 12:30 Friday noon.'
American Auxiliary informal dance
to be held Saturday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.
m., Chicago av., cor. Noble st '
NEW YORK STOCKS. Slight up
ward movement to prices.
Light snow this afternoon; partly
cloudy tonight and Friday; cold
wave; lowest temperature tonight
about 10 degrees above; fresh north
west winds. Temperature Wednss
day: High, 33; low, 2$,