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ROOSEVELT TAKES STAND GIVES DETAILED.
ACCOUNT. OF HIS OCCASIONAL "NIPS"
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
10 ' N.D.Codnan, .gggSfe 500 Sonfli Peoria St
.acutor and .Pnblisher. 5 Tei. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 204 Chicago, Tuesday, May 27, 1313 ONE CENT
PACKER SWIFT BETTER THAN SHOPKEEPERS
LEHMANN, SIMPSON AND BASCH
Bat Not Enough Better To Give His Employes a Living
Wage Armour9 s'Hired Man Says Firm's Girls Are
All Foreigners and "Care Nothing for Money " -
The profits of the department stores and factories and packing con
cerns that say they cannot afford to pay their girl employes a living wage:
Marshall Held & Co., capital -stock $6,000,000, actual worth of concern
Profits for 1909 $4,643,197.00
Profits for 1910 4;419,427.00
(Assessmen for last two years cut to $250,000 by Board of Review, pos
sibly because Marshall Field & Co. "couldnt afford" to pay any more.)
The Fair, incorporated in 1904 for $1,000,000, actual worth of con
cern (estimated) $10,000,000.
Profits for 1909 . . ....$1,910,40000 ,
Profits for 1910 1,33687&00
(Assessed at $100,000 by Board of Assessors for last two years; assess
ment cut to nothing by Board of Review, probably because-The Fair "could
not afford" to pay any taxes.)
Sears. Roebuck & Comnanv. of Illinois, of which Julius Rosenwald Is
Profits for 19ig"""I!!!"m.."m 66069l!o0
(Assessed at $500,000 by Board of Assessors, but assessment cut to
nothing by Board of Review, possibly because Sears, Roebuck & Co. "could
not afford" to pay taxes.)
Armour & Company: i
Profits for 1909 ; $4;358,48&00
Profits for 1910 , .- 65,666.00
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