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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 16, 1911, Image 7

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by his employers.'1
"Why, I know a man who
worked for a certain bank for
over-40 years. This man has:a
wife and children. Several years
ago he-was at hisj'height in the
banking world. He was making
a trifle over $100 a month. Today
instead of'being'retired on a pen
sion,, he is- being gradually push
ed to the bottom of the ladder,
and in a very few ydars will " be
where, he started, bookkeeper.
"The bank in which he works
employes' over 600 bookkeepers.
Out of this number not more than
40 make $65 amonth. The re
maining 56Q command, from $45
to $60 a month. A large num
ber of them have families to sup
port, too. Is it any wonder that
the bank clerk", responsible some
times for millions of dollars, falls
when temptatfon overtakes him?"
Definition Banker : usually
pillar of some fashionable church,
belongs to elite t of society, .a
money getter and taker, almost
always of the union labor hating
tribe. (Dictionary of- practical
(And why does he and why do
others hate honest organized la
bor? Is it because labor through or
ganization and justice of its cause
might compell payment of living
wages to employes?
Lord hasten the day when bank
employes will wake up and get
busy on the job by organizing)
a union.
Priends Rally To His Support, and Call Mass Meeting To Consider
Suppression of Mayor Speer and "His Venal Council."
Denver, Colo., Dec. 16. There
is about as-pretty a little revolu
tion brewing here as ever Central
America dreamed of.
P. E. Hilts still is occupying
the assessor's office by grace of
the 50 policemen Mayor Speer
has given him as a guard.
But one, Henry J. Arnold is by
no means squelqhed.
After Henry had cooled down
yesterday, and decided he did not
wishto lead an army of indignant
citizens to storm the assessor's of
fice, he thought up a new one.
' He hurried down town and
rented an office there. Over the
office, he pift a large and impos
ing sign. It reads :
Henry J. Arnold.
Assessor, City and County of
Pay Your Taxes Here.
Those citizens wlio believe in
Henry and his works, and object
to Mayor Speer and his machine
are paying their taxes to. Henry.
Other citizens are paying their
taxes to Hilts, and getting into
fist fights with those who object
to their so doing.
Also, Henry's supporters are
preparing a cute little flank at
tack on the mayor.
They have issued a call for a
mass meeting to consider plans

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