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YOU CAN HELP MAKE GARMENT STRIKERS'
FUND GROW BY CONTRIBUTING A BIT STRIKERS' FUND Frances Crane Lillie $250.00 Leo Finger 5.00 W. S. W 1.00 A. E.Jones 1.00 A. L. K 1.00 Nathon Osheraiko 50 Total .- $258.50 The fight for fafr play that the gar ment workers are making against the clothing bosses is still on and backed by all the spirit of labor unions in Chicago. The spirit back ing is a great thing. It helps a lot. But when cold weather is coming on and when it costs money to keep the furnace fire going well, financial backing means a bit more to strikers out of work, that "with-you" spirit. The garment worker strikers were not the ones back of the starting of The Day Book Strikers' Fund. Let ters from readers of The Day Book who realized that financial help means a lot were really the cause of the fund. Suggestions from people who are eating regularly, sleeping regularly and getting paid regularly means that lots of folks realize how far help from outsiders goes. Donations received today include a letter, with a dollar bill, from "A. L. K., a Union Man." He writes: "I will try to give the same amount weekly until Christmas." Leo Finger, 3525 Grenshaw sL, sent in a money order for $5. He writes: "I was surprised to find only one contribution in Thursday's Day Book besides the one of Frances Crane Lil lie. Where are all the broad-minded humanitarians who contribute arti cles to The Day Book? Why don't they apepar on the contribution list? Maybe they are not high-salaried npnnlp Npif-hpr am T. hut. for a cause like this I would borrow to contrib-1 ute. I hope that in the near future I will be able to contribute more than I do now and that the strike may be settled soon. "Talk is cheap, but when a man is willing to contribute from his pocket as well as from his brain for a cause like this, then I know he is in ear nest." Send contributions for this fund to the Strike Fund Editor of The Day Book, 500 S. Peoria St., Chicago. o o DU PONT OFFICIALS SILENT MORE LEAVE FACTORY Wilmington, Del., Dec. 3. Policy of silence has been adopted by Du Pont officials regarding Hagley yards explosion, in which 31 men lost their lives. Company will make few state ments official or individual. Mean time more employes are leaving the plant Situation at the mills is constantly becoming more acute. It has been estimated that the company stands to lose $100,000 a day by tie-up. Should supply of labor drop greatly below level of demand not alone would De Pont output be crippled, but business life of Wilmington would be in dan ger. This city is largely dependent on continuation of activity among 23,000 men employed in powder mills. RULES IN FAVOR OF WIDOWS, EVEN IF THEY'VE GOT DOUGH Madison, Wis. That a widow who owns property but who has to work seven days a week to support small children is entitled to aid under the mothers' pension law, according to opinion today by Att'y Gen. Owen. The case in point is that of a woman who owns an $1,800 homestead, which is mortgaged for $500. She also has a small house on the rear of her property which she rents for $6 a month. But she is forced to work seven days a week to support her five childrenj