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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 18, 1912, Image 2',
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purple "Votes for Women" 'flags
in their place.
This was awful. It was treason
and lese majesteand kidding the
royal family, whicfcis- a very ter
rible thing indeed over here.
But worse was yet to come.
Winston Churchill, first lord of
the admiralty was visiting the
king at Balmoral at the time.
A day or two after the flag
trouble big suffragette posters
were found pasted on the door of
Winston's room; likewise on all
the royal automobiles.
The queen was "furious and
called in all the detectives in
Scotland Yard to find out about
The Scotland Yard men sleuth
ed around Balmoral for a week
and took Bertilfon prints of the
thumbs of all the royal servants,
and, shadowed entirely innocent
visitors, and made huisances of
themselves, and spoiled all the
royal parties, and then they
Those flaring purple suffra
gette posters had been spread all
over Balmoral by the two princes,
and the spanking those fwo royal
kids got when the queen found
out about it will be remembered
to their dying day.
Albert and Henry aid they
weren't really strong for "Votes
for Women," but that life as
princes was awfully dull, and so
they tried the poster stunt "just
for a jolly lark, you know."
After the spanking had been
carried out in a truly royal fash
ion, the queen made the two kids'
make a personal apology to
FIFTEEN ARMED GUARDS
Charleston, W. Va., Sept. 18.
Fifteen arme'd mine guards were
arrested by soldiers in the hills of
Fayette county today.
Miners had " complained fre
quently that mine guards were
encamped in Fayette county, just
outside the State of War, and
were terrorizing the people.
' The miners said that almost
'every night bodies of mine guards
swept down on the mining Vil
lages, and shot them up, swearing
as they did so that the miners
would get it when martial law
was over. ,
The mine owners denied this
over and over again. They said
they had sent all their guards out
of the state, and that they ted
ARE CAPTURED IN BILLS
collected their arms before doing
Adjutant General Elliott, king
of the State of War, decided to in
vestigate. He sent twoN com
panies of soldiers into the hills:
They came back with 15 guards,
all fully armed.
All the guards were captured
in the hills back of Keeferton,
where 80 men, women and chil
dren were driven from their
homes last week. They will be
tried before the military court. '
Many of them are non-residents
of the state, and as such liable to
Charleston, W. Va., Sept. 18.
Those who howl anarchy when
everanattemptisinade to change