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An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, gSss Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. G8fD Automatic 51-422.
500 South Pooria St. 3&8 By Mail, 50 Conts a Month.
VOL.3, NO. 109
Chicago, Thursday, Feb. 5, 1914
Waiters and Waitresses Start Fight By Placing Pickets
Around HenricVs Pick That Place to Hand First
Joltr-Are Getting Back of "Dry" Candi
dates Because Liquor Interests Are
Concerned in Trouble.
Union hotel arid restaurant work
ers have declared war on the big loop
restaurant owner's who are backed by
the liquor ' interests and who have
formed an association to fight union
labor. .... ' :
The .first shot was fired this morn
ing" when "fiftyearnest young women,
members pf the waitresses? union,
threw, picket -lines around the Henrici
restauranMfr,71yW. Randolph street.
But the-fight will not be all'on Hen
rici, for the -union men and womens
have decided that if the liquor inter
ests are going to support a war on
unions then union labor must take
the only weapon left to' them.
So,, accordingly, they are circulat
ing petitions favoring "dry" candi
dates and will support any measures
opposed by the breweries at the com
They have not arrived at this, step
hurriedly, but only after they found
that this was the only means left to
them in their fight for justice at the
hands of the Restaurant Keepers' As
sociation, the name of -the organiza
tion which is. fighting their demands.
This association includes all the big
loop cafes and restaurants with the
exception of King's. . .
All these cafes and restaurants ex
cepting Henrici's sell drinks and are
under the control of the brewers' as
sociation. This much was proven to the un-