Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1949 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
GET IN LINE, FOLKS! EVERY LITTLE BIT WILL
HELP STRIKERS WIN FAIR PLAY FIGHT
Blakely Printing Co. Chapel,
Typo. Union No. 4,6. $
Wm. Rappopart ".....
Nils E. Larson
Chicago Federation of Men
Employes Windermere Press
and Kerr Typesetting Co.. .
Four Free Thinkers
W. H. Wallace
M. Rosow .v
A. H. W
Member United Garment
Workers, No. 21
Pallas Literary Club
Chas. Schreiber '
A. J y
s. e. c ::
Total received today $ 76.25
Received Monday 409.95
Previously turned over to
Total received $1,487.49
Who are giving to the fund The
Day Book is raising to help the cloth
ing workers struggling in strike for
a living wage?
With the exception of the contri
butions of Mrs. Frances Crane Lillie,
the money is almost all coming from
unions, union men and poor, very
poor, men and women. Men and
women come into The Day Book of
fice who have not a whole piece of
clothing on their backs; they are
poor, so poor they haven't known a
square meal for months or maybe
years. But they dig down into their
grimy pants pocket and fish up a
quarter or maybe a dollar that they
want to give toward the cause, and
then they generally won't even tell
you their name.
Of the money so far given. $273.25
is the official donations of unions,
every penny of which was voted
upon in union meetings, pretty thor
oughly disproving the contention of
e aployers that A. F. of L. union men
are not in sympathy with this strike.
None of today's three big givers,
union employes of the Blakely Print
ing Co., employes of the Windermere
Press and Kerr Typesetting Co., and
the Federation of Men Teachers,
wanted any publicity fuss over their
S. E. A. sent a check for $5, but in
structed that his name be kept se
cret. A member of the United Gar
ment Workers, rival union of the
Amafgamated, sent a dollar with the
caution, "Don't print my name."
Wm. Rappopart got $3.05 from a
party given at his home, 1624 N.
Wood st. B. Gelfond and J. Lesak,
along with their 50 cents apiece, gave
promise of 50 cents each each week.
Send contributions to Strike Fund
Editor, Day Book, 500 S. Peoria,
Washington. Republican nation
al convention will be held June 7.
In connection with the gadders on
the Ford peace ship, would you call
hi iAfl -a&piti m3l