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ffHAT'S THE- POWERFUL STORY TOLD IN, JUNIJLINU'
bh&Broken-down, filthy tenement, came,
ichultz ordered them out the aristo-
:ratic Mrs. Burke-Smith and Alice, her
olexef because the former wanted
tojafto her house" to sew.
Margaret . Iliington, in
Real Life' and as Maggie
Schultz in "Kindling.'
"They're the folks who are taking our
Ife blood," said Heinrich. '
iviaggie, aimosi Desiae nerseu, wun
er secre't, sat and thought; Then sud
denly she. said:
One day Maggie stopped sew-ing-at
the Burke-Smith mansion.
On that very day some jewelry
had pcen stolen there.
The next day a detective, snopp
ng in the hallway thfew Maggie
, nto a frenzy of fear. She begged
I Heinrich, wildly that night, to
take her to Wyoming.
"But I haven't- the money," h3
"I've got it," sh$ said; sbowirig
hjm $100 which she got by pa-frh-irtg
a diamoiid broach.'.
"Where'd you get it?" He enpfi
"You made me do it,? sheafi
sweted. "You told me these peo
ple were responsible for the ter
rible way we have to live, I ony
iwent and did what any arijmsu
Would do, I tpok what I needed
She spoke with terrjbte 'earn
estness. "Comfort belongs to rich folks.
But we're erititled td water art'd
food and shelter.
"And I'm a woman, Heinrich,
I'm entitled to bring life into the
world strong life, that will stay.
TKat's why I stole, Heinrich."" v
"That's fancy talk," said Hein
rich, not knowing of Maggie's
secret. "Now I know how you
got all the little things you said
the folks gave you the little sil
ver mug, the little gold pins. AHo
this baby ribbon -did you 'st$al
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