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bread riot they close up the saloons
in that neighborhood. Why? Is it
because the striker will spend his mo
ney too quick and not be able to hold
out long enough? No, but the sa
loons are closed when the worker is
in trouble, because it is the only place
in America where the untutored la
borer can have his say and be heard
most of the time sympathetically.
Reformers and their kind are always
in the background at such time's.
Did you ever hear a scab justify his
business in a saloon? The saloon
keeper has faults, but never put the
sympathy of the reformer and in
former in the same class. It takes
an Ibsen, a Griffith or a Bernard
Shaw to do the reformer and Inform
er justice. Saloonkeeper.
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SUBPOENA SERVERS FAIL TO
Subpoena servers in the ladies'
garment case before Judge Baldwin
failed to get one reporter- frqm the
Chicago American staff yesterday,
although two sleuths w.ere said to
have been stationed in the Hearst
building to watch for the newspaper
Subpoenas were issued at the re
quest of Att'y L. Jacobson when he
was not satisfied with the testimony
of an American reporter called to tell
where he got a story which quoted
Sol Seldman, vice president of the
Ladies' Garment Workers' union, aa
instructing girls to picket the strike
bound shops against court orders.
According to one report, scribes
for the American were instructed to
enter the staff offices through the
sterotype rooms and leave the build
ing by means of a back door?
At any rate "Att'y Jacobson has not
yet fulfilled his threat to bring in
everyN writer on the American until
he finds out who got that story.
Attempts of attorneys for the
bosses to h&ng contempt sentences
on the union heads are still being
made before Judge Baldwin.
Of course you know Tom Duff, the
funny little fellow in the famous
comic strip "Doings of the Duffs,"
appearing daily in The Day Book.
And of course you know Tom is
the proud father of a baby boy.
Torn is in the market for sugges
tions for a name for the little shaver.
What do you suggest? Send your
suggestions to the Editor, Comic
Department, The Day Book.
After the suggestions are consid
ered, the baby will be given a name
and the name will be revealed in the
Duff strip appearing in The Day
Book, Monday, March 19.
NEW BLACKMAIL MYSTERY
Rumors of another blackmail story
are coming from the federal bldg.,
following the arrest of Harry Pull
man, alias Farmer and half a dozen
other names, in his room at the War
ner hotel, and his wife at Madison
and Dearborn. Pullman was charged
with being a drug user. Letters in
his room from "Doc" Donohuc and
Jimmy Christian led the agents to
believe the Pullmans may be inti
mately acquainted with the workings
of the international swindlers.