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LAST EDITION. LAST EDITION
EDITOR KILLS A STRIKEBREAKER
i MyUVr fltS TO .4Z) OF MINERS
, ' THOUSANDS STARVE ON PACIFIC COASTt
THE DAY BOOK
i4n Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran, jSggggB& Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. 4ty Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St, 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 79 Chicago, Wednesday, Dec. 31, 1913
GIRL SAYS THE FAIR REFUSES TO
AY WAGES THAT ARE DUE HER
Former Employe Accuses Lehmann Store of' Holding
I ' Oat $4.50, Her Week's Wages Worked There
- Under 14 Store's Bosses JMake Weak Excuse.
The Fair department store has the limelight turned on it again.
It first won notoriety through the statement of Mrs. Lehmann, one of
its millionaire owners, that the girl employes were only fit to 'be domestics.
Lately it has been accused of breaking the ten-hour law for women
and of making employeJ3work Sjunday without giving them even carfare.
This time it is accused of trying to hold back a week's pay on an em
ploye. , ' ,
Agnes-Stransky, now-Mrs. Terilla, who is 16 years old, says she first
irted to work" at the Fair as cash girl .at $2.50 a week and that she has
worked" there three yearsand. has been elevated to the position of in-
ijtor at $4.50 a -week.
fftnd, the Fair is the store that boasts of Jacob Kessner who started as a
; Dby and is now a millionaires and the Fair says Kessner reached the
Vy INDUSTRY, and holds him up as a shining light for their cash girls
and hoys to follow.
Agnes decided to terminate her prospect of becoming a millionaire
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