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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, , Tel. Monroe-353.
Editor and Publisher. gjllp Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL..3, Nb.95 Chicago, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 1914 .ONE CENT
STORES THAT VIOLATED TEN-HOUR
LAW DRAW FINES IN COURT
Rqnk Coriditions.at BosionS.tore Come to Light In Cases
Brought by Inspector Nelson Siegel, Cooper & Co.
jFinedForeman of Laundry Co. Pays $40 for
'Obstructing Work of Factory Inspector..
Rank conditions .whichyoung for
eign girls, unable U;. speak English,
are forced to face, in tKe Bogtoitf Store
'were revealed at !the hearing of seven
cases brought against that store by
State Factory Inspector Oscar P. Nel
son on charges of. violating the 10
The cases were later non-suited by
Attorney John P. Reed, representing
the state factory inspector's office,
because of-a slight technical flaw in
filing thfe? complaints directly against
Richard C. 'Mangold, superintendent
of the store, instead of the owners of
the store. New complaints, however,
will be fled immediately, according
to the inspector's office.
Direct evidence of testimony jug
gling was given on the stand during
the hearing of the cases before
Judge Newcomer. The Boston Store
was charged with working the lowest
paid of all their employes the girls
behind the lunch counter over 10
Nelson and Deputy Inspector Ehns
: produced evidence that the girls had
i worked 12 hours. One of the girls
testified that she had been forced to
sign a statement immediately after
the filing of the charges without
knowing the contents of' the state
ment She signed this, statement in
SupL Mangold's office.
The contents of these statements