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places where Homes will be pro
vided for them? Conditions at
Lawrence are serious and deplor
able. Frederick W. Lehmann, solici
tor general of the United States.
' What warrant what right, did,
hey have-to do that? Unless the
children were under arrest or the
parents were trying to escape the
responsibility of caring for them,
'the action of the marshal in pre
venting them from being sent
away was in. violation of the con
stitutional guarantee to every
citizen of his liberty.
Representative Sulzer, New
York. Men and women endeav
oring to send their little ones
away fro mthe squalid conditions
that the strike has brought were
held up and arrested by police
men and militia. The state of
Massachusetts for the honor of
the state should do something at
once to relieve the situation.
President Gompers of the Am
erican Federation of Labor '
Regardless of the wisdom of t;he
Lawrence strikers in pursuing
the policy of sending their chil
dren away to be fed, the question
of their right to do so is undis
puted. Today's outrage is in line
with other denials to working
men of rights accorded every one
J1 Judge Ben
Denver Juvenile court.
Lindsev of the
It is hor
rible, brutal, un-Christian. But it
'Hs-what the exploiters of child la
y bor are doing in every section of
i'this country. The only differ
ence is that these mill owners are
? .doing it openly so the world can
see. In time of peace these same
children are held captive. Their
little bodies are now in prison.
Th simply receive bars for the
chains they have worn. Perhaps
these brutal exploiters who would
hold aloft a starving child as a
means' of 'driving its father back
to the treadmill of injustice de
serve thanks, not blame? They are
showing the world the depravity
of greed and the inhumanity of
our industrial system.
Rain or Snow. '
Cloudy with rain or
snow at intervals to
night and Sunday;
for Chicago and vi
cinity; lowest tem
perature t o nightl
about 28 degrees'
above zero; moderate to brisk
southwesterly winds tonight be
coming northweserly Sunday.
MIL0 HAP CRAWLED IHTO
THE FEATHERS, 6DT Uti
AWAKE UNTIL U)rtG AFTCR.
MIDNIGHT. HE FINALLY
SOT OP Irt 06 D i4MD
CALLED Oirr." .SHOUM)
WE BAKE BREAD IF
WE DOMr KHEAD IT.?"
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