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BEST dectjnmicsjit's the-biggest
thing that ever' happened to the workingmen -in all hisfory! "And .'the biggest that .ever hap pened to an employer, top! The.man doesn't work.in' QURlshop that wuld betray Ford's "trust and kfhdriess by D. Wi Wilson, Ford, telegrapher who gets $130 a month instead of $75, and, below hfm, Henry Kull, dockman, who got the same raise. By Staff Correspondent. abusing the new. prosperity Ford has given us ALL!" ' There are hundreds of such cases here' as this of Kull. Take even that of the telegraph operator, D. W. Wil son. He's just a young man, but he, too, gets $130 a month now in com parison with the $75 "he drew a few weeks 'ago." "The" average telegraph operator receives $30 or $40 or $50! And there is pretty Alice Hock muth, the telephone operator at the Ford plant. She receives $3 a day now and works but eight hours! She has an hour for lunch and a ten-minute rest-period, morning and after-' -noon. Formerly she received $1.50 a day. . Approximately 650 girls and wo men received practically the same benefits Miss Hpckmuth did a 100 per cent increase in their wages! o o WOMEN INDORSE CLANCY At least one Democratic alderman will have no cause to fear because of the granting of the ballot. Aid. J. Ed ward Clancy of the 14th Ward was unanimously endorsed for re-election by' the 14th Ward Woman's Demo cratic Club, of which Dr. Mary, E. Sharkey i spre'sident. A mass meet ing in his behalf will be held tomor row afternoon at Latona Hall, Robey street and Grand avenue. o o JOHNSON RELATIVES TESTIFY Relatives of Jack Johnson, the fugitive negro, testified yesterday in the federal grand jury investigation into the stories circulating around the federal building that various of ficials had been bribed by Sol Lewin sohn, missing bondsman', in connec tion with Johnson's,, flight. The bucket shop raids of a few years ago will also be investigated. NEW MARRIAGE PLAN County Clerk Robert M. Sweitzer has proposed a plan by which shady marrying justices will be Tobbed of: an opportunity to operate. Yester-; day in a letter to Chief Justice Harry Olson he asked, that a municipal judge be assigned ta perform all civil, marriage ceremonies. Mr. Sweitzer believes that this 'plan j would also do away with child "mar riages. Mrs. Frank C. Reynolds, 460 Bel mont av., reports loss'of $600 brooch,"