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changed the -hearts of the police'
and .militia here this jnorn'ng."
It 'occurred when 15 .children
of the strike" were carefully plac
ed on fhe 7:11 train, for Boston.
The police and militia did not
attempt to stop the children as
they did last Saturday. No," in
Sergeant Monohan the same
who led the charge on the women
and children in the depot Satur
day, and who was c(uite conspicu
ous by his use of his club was
there to see that they did not.
Sergeant" Monohan and his
squad of men did not carry ,wag
on spokes, or black'jacks, 'or night
sticks. They came' without arms,
and were most po'life'to the 'chil
dren, just as if .the- ywere the
children of the mill bwners them
selves. Tf'was very impressive to hear
Sergeant Monohan, who was 'so'
industrious in the use of his club'
Saturday, politely begging the
crowd at the station to "please
give waytliere and let the ladies
get their,'' tickets." "Make way
for thVcfiildren there, please.''
STRIKE SETTLEMENT A
THING' OF THE FUTURE
London, March 1. All hope
of an immediate settlement of the
coal strike ended today when the
conference between the commit
tee of oprators., miners and rep
resentatives of the cabinet was
adjourned until next Tuesday. It
was stated that both sides to the
controversy continued firm in
their ogirinal position.
L premier Asquith explained the
adjournment .by saying "tha'Jb the
Scottish and South Wales.ope.Ea
torjs are holding out. against the
minimum wage scale, which
would settle the strike. . The men
are firm in refusing any partial
The difference between the.
way, a strike is .handled by the
government here and in the
United States was shown when
the premier detailed members of
his cabinet to pre'paFe a bill ipt&i
viding for a minimum wage icfife
all .underground workers, tobe
rushed through-parliament. His,
position is- thatif' the operatoxs.
will t not make concessions Ho" '
their employes L'the government"
win force the issue. el"
' Prominent-men here are point
ing to "the actions oPtJie govern
ment in this strike and' the action1
of the authorities W" the mill
strike at Lawrence,Mas"s., as aa
example of the'way -labor is tregt-.
ed in the two countries. "
The curse of all our effort.
The blanket on our mirth.
The thing that ever lessens
The average of our worth
It wrecks "the mind of goodness,
Breaks down the best of health,
It's chasing baubles ever
In the shape of untold wealth.
To graves-it bringsus early, '
Friendless and alone, ' '
And though" our sins are many
Repentance can't atone..
Its price is paid in worry.
Its doom is tainted pelf.
The demon we are thinking of?
His name is just plain SELF, j