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for his little girl, to which he will
add gradually until she is old
enough to use it for an education.
The heavyweight champion
will probably suggest to his wife
that she settle herself in her home
town in comfortable quarters and
care for the baby while he travels
and makes all the money he can
while moneymaking is good.
EMPLOYERS RESORT TO
VIOLENCE IN N. Y.
New York, Jan. 10. Faced by
complete paralysis of the cloth
ing trade of Greater New York,
the employers today resorted to
violence agamst the striking gar
As a result, one of the garment
workers is in the hospital, her
neck badly slashed by a razor,
and another is nursing a head laid
open by an iron bar.
Led by a woman, a band of
pickets were marching through
the clothing district persuading
strikebreakers to join them.
At one factory there were gath
ered a force of private detectives.
These started the fight, which in
a moment became general.
Stones were used a first; then
iron bars, and finally the razor.
The vicious attack is likely to lead
to further trouble.
Meantime the strength of the
strikers is growing daily. The
leaders of the waists and dress
makers' unions today announced
that their unions had voted to
walk out Monday morning. This
will add 40,000 men and women
to the strike.
Yesterday the white
workers walked out, adding 15,
000 to the 140,000 then out.
There must be almost 200,000
men, women and girls now walk
ing the streets.
One faction, of the employers'
union, the Manufacturers and
Merchants' association, is in favor
of granting all the demands of the
strikers immediately. But this
faction is composed mostly of the
smaller business men. The big
bosses say they will close their
factories and shops for months
rather than grant living wages
and decent working conditions.
Many women have come to
New York from other cities to
help the girls in the strike, ampng
them being Gertrude Barnum,
daughter of former Judge Bar
num, of Chicago; Alice Crown,
Toronto, Ont, and Maud Young,
a society leader of San Francisco.
St. Petersburg, Jin. 10. Sure
ly the day of another great revo
lution is not far off in Russia.
The police today arrested sixty-three
boys and girls, pupils of
a secondary school, in a minister's
house as revolutionists.
The police say the children's
plot was directed against Minis
ter of Education Caszo, whose re
actionary measures against uni
versities has made many profes
Most of the children arrested
are from middle class working
families. The police are raiding
all working men's homes, and
(sweating entire families, regard
less of age or sex.