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Tp.zsm air has bromo seltzer skinned a mile Oscar Nelson, state factory in spector, with three deputies, went out to Oscar Heinernan's silk mill, 2701 Armitage av. As they passed along an aisle where hundreds of girls were dodging among spindles and bobbins, Nelson busted out to his deputy, Richard Carroll: "Gee, but this place stinks." In the girls' washroom there stood on a shelf eight bottles of Bromo Seltzer. There were one-quart bot tles. "What are those?" was. asked Os car Heineman. "Oh, those?" said Heineman. "Huh I am good to my girls. Those are to help them when they get a headache." Heineman has his place more than one-fourth overcrowded with work ing girls. New court action will be started by the state factory Inspector today to force Heineman to give each worker the 2,000 cubic feet of air space she is entitled to instead of the 1,400 she has now. As a cradle-robber Heineman tops the record for Illinois. He works 403 girls between 14 and 16 years of age. Out of a total of 801 employes all but 45 are girls. Most of 'em are in short dresses and don't know much about joggerfy, history, spelling, how to take care of the teeth, the hy gienic value of baths, or much else taught in schools. The old rhyme, "School days, school days, dear old golden rule days," doesn't mean much to them. And Heineman, the boss, is a fine sample of the don't care employer. Miss Elizabeth A. Grady and Miss Gertrude Stoetzel, deputy factory inspectors, went all pver Heinernan's place Dec. 9, 10, 11 and 14. Their official report sheet says: "There are 12 toilets in charge of a matron who keeps them locked. She unlocks toilet doors and keeps count of the minutes spent by em ployes in the toilet. The employes I are under instructions that not more than five minutes are allowed for a visit This system of supervision over these young girls undoubtedly has a tendency to discourage use of toilets, and without question it might be said that many of these young employes fail to answer the call of nature because of fear of using the toilets too often. "Practically every one' of the fe ,male employes is required to stand all day long. The work is so ar ranged that they must keep up with the spools and spindles that are being wound and it Is impossible for them to use the chairs that are provided. "Wages of girls start at $3.50 a week. No girl under 16 is getting in excess of $5 a week. The average wage of girls under 16 is $4 a week. "On days of inspection the air was very bad, the room being full of steam. When Miss Grady directed attention to the bad condition of the air, Mr. Heineman replied that he would conduct his factory to suit himself. "On the 'afternoon of the 14th inst, Mr. Heineman, the proprietor, told us to 'Get the hell out of here and don't come back.' We withdrew at that time, and, following your in structions, filed prosecution for in terference and obstruction against Mr. Heineman." .Insulation cord for reading lamps is one of the main products of the Heineman factory. o o ANNOUNCEMENT Debate on question: "Should the United States Have a Large Army and Navy?" by members of sociology class at Workers' institute, 920 S. Ashland av., Friday, 8 p.m. E. Wil lard Johnson, affirmative; Ruth Astor Noyes, negative. Dr. Alexander J. Mclvor-Tyndall of London, England, auspices Chicago International New Thought Fellow- " ship, Hall 210, Masonic Temple, Sun day, 11 a. m. Subject: "What Is the Great Question of Today?"