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TRIES TO KILL PETHICK IN COURT--LOOP
LANDLORDS ASK FOR TAX CUT
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 1
Chicago, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 1915.
30,000 WORKERS SHOW
Claim of Bosses That Only Few Workers Were Dis'
satisfied Gets Setback Complete Tieup of the ,
Clothing Industry Threatened,
THE LITTLE OWNERS WILL BE
THE ONES HARD HIT
If the board of review gives loop
landlords the tax cut asked today and
yesterday it will mean higher taxes
for every little owner of land in Cook
county outside the loop district.
Jacob Kesner, Big landlord; D. F.
Kelly, manager Mandel Brothers, and
a score of other spokesmen were in
yesterday, and today all loop land
owners holding less than $100,000 of
land real estate were in. All ask tax
cuts. State's Att'y Hoyne, Greater
Chicago'Federation,. United Societies
and local improvement clubs ask the
board to be on the level and raise as
sessments instead of lowering them.
A. dajr or two may bring a showdown,
Thirty thousand clothing "workers
out on strike was the answer the
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of
America, through their president,
Sidney Hillman, made at 1 o'clock to
day to the claims of the organized
clothing house bosses that only a few
of the workers were discontented,
and it is expected that a further strike
order completely tying up the indus
try will be issued before night to take
effect tomorrow morning.
Harrison street in front of Hod" Car
riers' hall was a blacky mass of men,
Vomenandgirlg, loathe haJLshor