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ihat up to the time of this recent
suffrage cause in England state
outbreak the movement had been
receivirig more support both in
parliament and in the newspapers
than, ever before. Now all pros
pects for the passage of a wom
an's suffrage bill at this session of
parliament are destroyed per
haps f6r many sessions to come.
Choose Wrong Time.
The time chosen for this up
heaval was particularly unfortu
nate, the. conservatives point out
In a moment, of acute national
crisis, when people, press and par
liament were ajike deeply con
cerned over the coal strike, with
' its train of distress and famine,
the 'militants" broke loose with
this most violent of their many
violent demonstrations, i By so
doing they have alienated from
themselves almost every person
outside their own ranks.
Developments since the rioting7
have shown that among the par
ticipants were women who had
.come by train many miles, even
from as far as Glasgow, to join in
the smashing of windows and
other acts of violence.
WOMAN'S TEN-HOUR LAW
In an effort to stamp out viola
tion of the woman's ten-hour law,
Municipal Judge Blake yester
"'day fined eleven employers who
were found guilty. The aggre
gate amount of fines was $275.
The significant feature of the
prosecutions was that several of
the so-called "big fellows" were
"caught in the net of State Fac-j
tory Inspector Davies.
Among those Ifined were C. J.
Holden, manager of the Univers
ity Club; Fred Barlow, manager'
of laundry, Hotel LaSalTe; E'. A.
Whipple, manager Grand' Pacific
hotel ; William B. Wulff," manag
er Wulff' s restaurant, 27 S. Hal- fi
sted street. - -
All of the defendants pleaded
guilty. ' In passing sentence,
Judge BJake sai& the offenders
were being treated leniently, but
they would be given severe pen
alties in the case of a second of- "
WEST SIDERS ENTERTAIN
. AT "COCAINE PARTY" '
According to the police thei
latest form of entertainment is '
a "cocaine party." One of these
alleged gatherings came to a sud
den end-when ,officers from the
Desplaines street station arrested
four men and three women in the
room df Miss PaulineSchredor at
the Aberdeen hotel, 1104 W.
Those arrested were: Miss
Pauline Schredor, hen brother,
William Schredor, and Mrs.
Mary Dunn, all living at the ho
tel; Charles Geiger, 2419 S.
Trumbull ave. ; Jacob Miller, 1724
W. 14th street; Albert Lucas,
1724 W. 14th street, and Bertha '
Kelley, alias Josephine O'Toole,
1421 W. Jackson boulevard. l
Judge Caverly continued the
.ease until April 4, that the jpolice
may learn the nameof the phy-
sician who signed prescription?
with which both morphine and
cocaine were obtained.'