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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 12, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 6

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That was a strike in a restaurant
in the Board of Trade Building and
it' lasted threei months, but, in spite
of the injunction granted by a judge,
the restaurant keeper lost and the
restaurant was organized.
The next strike was at 352 W.
Madison street in February, 1913, and
the las big one, the result of which
is still in doubt, is the Henrici strike,
and Elizabeth Maloney does not be
lieve that that strike is lost.
Strikes, however, though they are
the battles that come to the attention
of the public, are not the hardest
battles that Elizabeth Maloney has
waged iahehalf of working women.
Over a hundred restaurants signed
up with the union, which means that
they agreed to pay girls $8 a week
and give them one day of rest in
seven, and Elizabeth Maloney played
a leading part in winning these bat
tles. And I haven't the least doubt .that
before either of these girls are
through -with the waitress situation
in Chicago the Restaurant Keepers'
Association of wealthy employers will
go down to defeat, for these girls are
fighting a clean fight and they do not
know the meaning of the word "de
feat," while the restaurant keepers
are, waging a contemptible battle to
keep workers in slavery at.starvation
Law department ruledmembers "of
supervising bqard "may; be removed."
Ordinances' passed to check sale
and carrying of revolvers.
Mayor Harrison declined to appoint
railway terminal commission.
Mayor appointed heads pf public
welfare and public service depart
ments. Second- order passed to end con
tract labor at Bridewell,
Resolution passed urging operation
of new immigrant station.
Effort to launch bi-weekly meet
ing plan defeated decisively
-Limitation urged on size and. load
ing: of motor truqks,
Rule proposed to prohibit alilermei
from "using baseball passes. i
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The body of Sammy Meisenberg,
Chicago boy killed in the battle of
Vera Gruz, will arrive in Chicago
shortly before noon tomorrow.
A committee of women will be
there to drape the casket with the
'American flag." Then with an escort
it will he taken to the City Hall, where
it will lie in state until 3 p. m. At
that time it will be taken to the
chapel of Weinstein & Niennan, 12th
street and Lawndale avenue, where
it will remain until 10 ,p. m., after
which it will be taken, to the home of
Sammy's mother, 1448 S. Racine ave
nue, where it will remain until the
big military funeral Thursday morn
ing. Cavalry, infranty, blue jackets and
marines will march, as well as nearly
every civic organization.
Editor Day Book: In a recent is
sue of The Day Book I was quoted
as saying that jiie Chicago Federa
tion of Labor had placed the Peter
Schoenhofen Brewing Company and
Edelweiss beer on the unfair list.
Now I desire to correct this state
ment. I did not say the Chicago Fed
eration o$ Labor, had already placed
the above-inamed concern on the un- x
fair list, but that the Bakers' Union
Local No. 2r the Cooks' Union Local
865" and Waitresses' Union Local 484
had done that, and its delegates had
requested the Chicago Federation of
Labor to do the same.
Fred Ebeling, Pres.
Chicago Cooks' Union- Local 8651
0 O- ,3f
O'Hara To Address Ironworkers;
LieuttGov. Barratt O'Hara wjll ad
dress the" Bridge and Structuraflron-'
workers' Union at its regular meeting
Thursday evening, May 14, at Hod
carriers' Hall, 814 West Harrison,
iite -. i

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