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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 02, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 12',
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RICH MAN'S WIFE OBJECTS TO
SOUPING ASKS RELIEF
Mrs. Annabelle Hanaford won't
have to cook soup in the kitchen of
her millionaire husband's mansion
any more. Judge C. M. Thomson
has indicated he would grant her
plea for divorce, after hearing Mrs.
Hanaford's testimony of being rele
gated to the kitchen of her husband's
home and treated as a hired girl.
Mrs. Hanaford met her husband,
Ray Forbuslr Hanaford, at the home
of his grandmother, Mrs. Calvin 'For
bush, Evanston. They eloped June
25, 1909 and separated April 6, 1910.
He took her to the mansion home
of his father and mother, Mr. and
Mrs. H. P. Hanaford, New York. The
mother is a poetess of national note.
The father is a millionaire society
and club man.
She had toid of how, because she
made such excellent soup, she1 was
compelled to make it almost daily for
the family dinner and how later oth
er kitchen duties were imposed upon
Tiring of the life of a domestic she
appealed for relief and more of an.
opportunity w mingle with the fam
ily, she said her husband told her
that if she did not wish to work as -a
servant in his house1 should go, and
she went, pawning her rings to get
carfare back to Evanston.
Mrs. Hanaford is at present stop
ping with her sister, Mrs. Ethel Har
rington, and a friend, Miss Louise
Cordott, 810 Park St., Evanston.
- HOYNE TO AID JOHN J. TOUHY
The women of the lower West Side
are going to take a hand in the
Eighteenth ward election tomor
row. John J. Tuohy, who is running
independently, backed by State's
Att'y Hoyne's forces, organized labor
and the women's organizations, is
receiving request from many moth
ers asking the privilege of working
voluntarily at the polls tor his can
SAYS TEAMSTERS' STRIKE IS NO
The strike of teamsters vho drive
city street cleaning, garbage and ash
wagons is not a political move.
The attempt made in city council
and in council finance committee to
discredit the demands of the men by
terming it a political move of team
ing contractors to squeeze more mo
ney out of the city by playing poli
tics at election time is a wild, unfair
attempt to distort facts.
These charges were made by A.
C. McGregor, president of San
itary, Cinder and Sprinkler Team
ster's union, No. 726.
"There is no politics in our strike,"
said McGregor. "It is an out and
out demand for a dollar a day raise
in wages to which no political strings
"Forty-five per cent of the team
sters employed in this service are
men who own and drive their own
"The teamsters now get ?6 a day.
With this they must feed their
horses, keep their wagons in repair
and take what is left for their own
"Harness repair work has ad
vanced 120 per cent in cost within
the year; wagon repair work has
jumped 90 per cent in cost; horse
feed costs" 70 per cent more than it
"At $6 a day, there is little left
after wagon and horse expenses are
"The men who drive wagons for
contractors get $16.50 a week. These
men would get $3 of the requested
$6 weekly wage raise, the other $3
to go to the team owner who must
pay the high cost of team and horse
The finance committee will meet
the union men for another confer
ence next Wednesday the day after
Twenty-four per cent of our popu
lation is attending schooL