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THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST 398
TEL. MQNROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 164 Chicago, Friday, April 5, 1912
MORQAITS DAUGHTER SAYS TOILERS ARE
VICTIMS OF HIDEOUS SELFISHNESS
Child of Money King as Radical
as Her xFather Is
I This story of the Trust-maker's
daughter is dedicated to those
pessimists, who, in sackclbth and
ashes, wail aloud that the world's
all wrong, and that good has,de
parted from the sons of men.
Special Correspondence to The
New York, April 5. This is a
story of Anne Tracy Morgan,
daughter of the most selfish, the
most cold-blooded capitalist and
trust-monger, that America ever
has known. A T
It is a true story; and part of it
is pitiful, and the other, and
greater, parjt of it is full of hu
man hope and evidence that God
still works in a mysterious way
.his wonders to perform.
When the strike of the Law
rence, Mass., textile workers had
reached its very pinnacle of hor
ror; when women and little chil
dren were being clubbed and
beaten by a brutal soldiery, and
men were being bayonetted for
daring to walk the streets of their
own city, two plainly dressed
women, rather bewildered look
ing, entered the headquarters of
One of the women stepped for-'
ward and asked for Win. Yate,
who, affer Joseph Ettor was
thrown in jail on a false charge of.
murder, was made leader of the
strike. Yates was pointed out to
her. She went over to him.
"I have come from New York"
to make an investigation of con
ditions here," she said. "I have
read the most horrible stories m
the newspapers. I can hardly be
lieve them true. I want you to"
tell me, and show me, the actual
"Who are you?" asked Xates,
for those were the days when the .
strikers were suspicious of every K
one, even of kindly ldoking jjp
men. "My name is" Anne Morgan,'
said the woman, simply.
And the name carried nothing
Perhaps .had the strike leader
known that the woman before
him was Anne Tracy Morgan,
only daughter of J. Pierpont
Morgan, father of trusts and or
ganizer of the Wool Trust, from
whose grinding oppression the
strikers were trying to get relief,
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