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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 02, 1912, Image 16

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Four of the largest mills
affected by the Lawrence,
Mass., strike are controlled
by the American Woolen
Co. (the great Woolen
Trust), which has been the
chief beneficiary of ,the ini
quitous Schedule K.
That company has re
cently spent hundreds of
thousands of dollars in mag
azine and newspaper adver
tising in an effort to retain
its present unfair tariff ad
vantage. And yet, when a
Massachusetts statute re
duced the hours of labor to
54 per week (9 hours a day),
that company demanded
that its operatives, (already
poorly paid), should be re
duced in wages for the two
hours cut off that is, it wouldn't
stand a reduction of even one
ihird of an hour a day.
Protectionists have claimed
that the chief object of the pro
tective tariff is to protect labor.
The big trusts have furnished the
best evidence of the falsity of that
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Very Important. "He's a very
important man. Been important
all his life."
he kicks the bucket ne 11 leave a
bigger dent than anybody else."
College Work "What are you
doing in college this month, son?"
"We're very busy, dad, trying
to dope out who belongs on the
ail-American football
Sounded Interesting. "How
about the sermon?"
"The minister preached on the
sinfulness of cheating at bridge.'
"You don't sayPQon't he men
tion any names?"
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"These," said the author of a
volume of poems, "are the chil
dren of my brain."
Yes, replied Miss Cayenne;
"Yes, and he thinks that whenJ "but such a large number of them
are adopted children."
More attention is paid to the
"blackboard in the broker's office
than to the blackboard in the
school house.

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