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Jins of Henrici's, -and he told us he
was ready to fight and we could not lick him. nor could we spoil his trade. "The strike of the girls was called at Henrici's and the girls picketing are girls discharged while we were negotiatingwith Collins. "The Restaurant Keepers' Asso ciation immediately backed Collins and voted to give him $400 a day to carry on the fight. I understand that the amount has since been raised to $500 a day. "Of the inside of the fight, a little light can be thrown on the situation by the knowledge that Oscar Mayer, who is claimed to be a stockholder in Henrici's, and who delivers them their meat, is a personal friend of Carter Harrison. Even if it is not-so that he is a stockholder in the Hen rici restaurant, it is true that he has large interests and is lending his moral support to Henrici's. It is there fore not surprising that Gleason, act ing under Harrison, is sending' offi cers to help Henrici's fight these girls." It would be absurd to say the police men are sent to protect Henrici's, since no attempt has been made to destroy any of their property. "It seems almost incredible that in the year 1914 there should be such a concerted effort by capitalists to pre vent working women getting a wage that is hot a living wage, but is bare ly sufficient for existence, and the one day "of rest a week. But when you consider some of the people who are allied in this fight of the capitalist, you understand that they are hardly a class to whom we could appeal with humanitarian arguments. "I will tell you as many as I can remember of the restaurants allied with the Restaurant Keepers' Asso ciation and backing Henrici's fight against one day of rest and a living wage for employes. " "They are The Edelweiss Restaur rant Company, Natalby's, Rector's The Lamb's Cafe, the North Amer ican, the Boston Oyster House, the States, Heinlys, the Bismarck, the , ' " " ' Ifi Union restaurant,, the two restau rants of Weiss, Stillson and Henrici's on Van Buren street. "When we approached Henrici on Van Buren street, we were told by Phillip Henrici that he would employ sluggers against us and that he is a good slugger himself, which we are quite ready to believe." "Do you think you will win this strike against the Restaurant Keep ers' Association, the Brewers' Asso ciation, the power of the mayor, the chief of police and the man-handling cops that surround Henrici's," I asked. Fred Ebeling's mouth shut grimly. "We have got to win because the working class must either make a-determined fight for a living wage and living conditions, or it will soon be exterminated by the capitalist's." Then he smiled just a little. Well, I'm not afraid to say I do think we will win." ANOTHER LIST FROM THE . COMMITTEE OF FIFTEEN The Committee of Fifteen has gone on its periodical vice report jag. In a long letter to Chief Gleason they have" enclosed a list of 72 saloons and houses naming the owners of the places. The list of property owners is not quite as attractive as have some of the past ones heen. One of the star, owners of property used' for illegal purposes who were named in the re port is Hopewell L. Rogers, business manager of the Chicago Daily News. He and Bernard F. Rogers are said to profit from the -operation of a disor derly joint at 1166 N. LaSalle street: Aid.. George F. Harding is listed" as the owner of property at 506 E. 31st - street, which is used for immoral pur poses. Arthur C. Thomason, one of the members of theonillionairecolony at Brookline, Mass., gets profits from the nronertv on which an alleged dis orderly saloon at 33 S. Clark street stands.