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t THE tm BOOK
500 SO. PEOlAST
Vol. lt,Mpyfeff Chicago, Wednesday, Feb.. 21,1912" One Cent
CHILDREN ' HELP PARENTS IN STRIKE BY LIVING
AWHILE WITH" FRIENDS OF UNIONXAUSE IN N. Y.
'" Sonie of 'the hundreds of children s,ent from Lawrence, Mass.,
to -New York city, where friends and union sympathizers, will care
for them during the desperate struggle of the mill hands for justice.
It was either exile or starvation at home.
New York, Feb., 21. Children
of Lawrence strikers who have
been sent here to relieve their
parents are having a grand time
in the homes of unionists who
have taken them temporarily.
Labor headers deny that .they
have been sent without full per
mission of their, parents and are
not moved by.th'reats of arrest by
charges "kidnaping!' has. been in
dulged in to harass some of the
mills, where children were em
ployed. Clemence Vervack is a little
girl who came to New York with
the first "consignment."
Clemence was allotted to Mrs
Catherine Hopfer, .Evergreen', L.
I., "but as she was starting away.
Col. Sweetserat'Lawrencej;.whqlshc saVf anbth'ep -yltovV-haited.