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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 20, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 8

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chat the union will have a fight on,
their hands. Some of the stores will
never sign In my opinion. But they
are always going to have dissatisfied
employes on their payroll."
Samuel LevinT -wjio represented
the union in negotiations with the
Lyttons, said that The Hub had act
ed in tne manner in wnicn tne union
had expected the Lyttons to act.
"The Lyttons have always been
known as fair employers," said Le
vin. "We didn't anticipate any trou
ble. In fact they askec us to pre
sent our terms. We expect that Mar
shall Field will be the toughest one
we'll have to fight"'
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Rome. Emulating example of the
German heir apparent, the Austrian
crown prince has arrived at Trent
and is directing campaign against
Vicenza, Verdun of Northern Italian
Field Marshal Conrad Von Holt
zendorff, chief of Austrian general
staff, has joined array of generals on
Tyrolese front It is reported here
that Gen. Cadorna, Italian commander-in-chief,
will move his head
quarters to Trentino front
Though last night's official state
ment from Italian war office admitted
further retirements, there is every
confidence here that Austrian of
fensive is about to come to a halt
London. Germans ar preparing
for big offensive on Belgian front
Trainloads of men and ammuni
tion have been moving toward Bel
gian front for past three days. Heavy
guns are reported to have been con
centrated on line from the coast to
Ypres, as if for renewal of attempt to
reach Calais. Air scouts are becom
ing increasingly active.
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Fifty girl strikers of the Havana
American Co. have completed a tour
of the city, visiting practically every
cigar store and poolroom, with a re-
quest that sale of the cigars made by
the LaKurba Co. be discontinued
until that firm settles with its work
ers. There is no connection between,
the LaKurba and Havana-American
companies, but the work of the girls
shows the spirit that exists between
the workers of the concerns.
The 1,000 cigar workers of the
Havana-American Co. marched
from their hall to the factory today
to get their pay envelopes. There
was no disorder, no need for the po
lice who closely guarded the fac- -tory.
The miscellaneous employes of
hotels, restaurants and cafeterias
hekl a mass meeting at headquarters
of Chicago Waiters' union, 115 W.
Madison, last night and organized
themselves into a union. They will
affiliate with the C. F. of L. and the
A. F. of L. This union will include
cooks' assistants, porters and bus
boys, scrubwomen, dishwashers.
laundry workers, chambermaids,
checkers, -cashiers, firemen and all
workers not already included in the
waiters, waitresses' or cooks' unions.
- Benj. Parker, president of the C.
W. A., and Elizabeth Maloney of the
Waitresses' union addressed the v
meeting. The number who las.t
night joined the new union was pleas
ingly large, they say.
The Greek miscellaneous workers
will have a mass meeting of their
own next Thurs. night at 115 W. 0
Madison. It is not the intention of
J. E. Papas, Greek real estate dealer,
who is organizing his fellow country
men, that a seperate Grecian union
shall be started. Instead, the work
ers will be told in their own language
the meaning of unionism and will be
urged to join the respective unions
to which their work entitles them to
belong. . . . . .

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