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TEN ALDERMEN GET
BACK OF THE 'PHONE
FIGHT TO BE OF
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month-
VOL. 3, NO. 134
Chicago, Friday, March 6, 1914
IIG BUSINESS ENTERS THE FIGHT
Rich Merchants, Led by John T. Pirie, Warn Hull House
Against Aiding Girl Pickets Injunction Pro
ceedings To Be Heard By Three Judges.
When the police arrested fourteen
girl pickets at Henrici's yesterday
noon there were at least 3,000 people
jammed on the street between Ran
dolph street between Dearborn and
Clark quietly looking on.
Day after day more and more thou
sands of Chicago people have been
passing that way to see what kind of
a struggle it is that the waitresses
are making for a dollar more a. week
and one day's rest in seven.
The combined lockout, strike and
boycott has broken up the. Henrici
business to the. point where "partial
defeat is-admitted.--The fbill asking
for an injunction filed yesterday sets
up the cry that the Henrici business
is being "destroyed." Where Manr
ager Collins two weeks ago was blaz--ing
out in all the advertising news
papers with big ads saying he was
doing more business than ever, it is
now claimed business is being de
Class lines drew tight last night
and yesterday. There were all the
usual signs of a' determined, concert
ed movement by Big Business.
John T. Pirie of Carson.-Pirie, Scott
& Co. offered a resolution at a busi
ness men's meetmg'last'night -asking