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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 14, 1912, Image 23

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Cleveland, O., June 14. Eight-;-
hour day, abolition of night work
for women and children, minimiz
ing of night work for men, public
l ation by employers of wages they
"i pay, prohibition of the manufac
Q ture of poisons dangerous to
workers when harmless substi
tutes are possible, no child under
16 to work,, insurance against un
employment, a workingman's
compensation act and women not
to work in standing positions,
were the principal recommenda
y tions adopted by national con
ference of chanties and correc
tions at its session yesterday.
They will be submitted to both
political parties for incorporation
in their platform.
Mrs. Raymond Robins, presi
dent .of the Chicago Women's
Trades Union league, and So
phonisba P. Breckinridge of Chi
cago University, led in discussion
tf working conditions which con
fronted women.
Mrs. Robins, in advocating
publication of wages paid by em
ployers, laid great stress on low
Wages paid department store
.clerks, and said employers would
raise wages rather than Ifct pub
lic know how they underpaid
their clerks.
Miss Breckinridge declared
that in recent investigation of
Chicago stockyards district, flag
rant cases of overcrowding and
disregard of regulations concern
ing air space and lighting were
found. She said it was unmar
ried immigrant who has no home
pf his own and is taken into fara-,
ily of worker of his nationality
who is causing so much over
crowding.. Report pays particular atten
tion to a "living wage," which, it
maintains, should provide for a
normal standard of existence,
40 consecutive "Test hours each
week, education, recreation, sup
port for immature niembers of the
family, sickness and old age .
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Cherry Salads.
To use alone in salad; pit, ar
range on crisp lettuce leaves and
dress with a French dressing.
Strawberries with cherries
make a good combination for
salad. Cover the cherries with
sugar and let them stand an hour
or two. Then add the hulled ber
ries. Sprinkle on some more
sugar and put on the ice for an
hour before serving.
Equa proportions of bananas
and cherries "Snd twice as many
strawberries form still another
delicious salad. Mix a pint qf ber
ries with one cup of sugar. Mash
and let them stand until the sugar
has been dissolved. Pit the cher
ries and slice the bananas. Then
pour over them the strained
strawberry juice. This salad is
novel and wholesome.
Another salad Stem and pit a
pound of perfect cherries. Place
a blanched almond or ojher nut in
each cherry to preserve the form.
Chill thoroughly. Arrange in
salad dish on lettuce leaves, pour
Over all cream mayonnaise dress
ing. Or arrange with a pad of
cherry leaves and dress with lem
on juice and,ppwdered sugar

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