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deal of rough handling of girls by
Between 10,000 and 15,000
girls will gp back to their shops
within 2f hours" through an agree
ment between the manufacturers'
association and the, workers in
the wrapper andJcimona industry.
Six white goods shops also have
settled with their workers, and
1,000 wijl return there. Nothing
has been done toward settling the
differences between the manufac
turers and the 90,000 United Gar
Milwaukee, Jan. 30. A special
committee of the Milwaukee Gar
ment Workers' Union will call a
mass meeting of the union within
a few days because of the report
that New York manufacturers
have been sending work here.
Washington, Jan. 30. Mrs.
John E. Henderson, wife of the
former senator from Missouri
and owner of "Henderson Castle"
at Sixteenth street and Florida
avenue, stood in the driving rain
Tuesday night and defied three
Mrs. Henderson wanted a half
dead sycamore tree removed be
cause it interfered with her view
of Sixteenth street and the White
House. She appealed to the dis-i
trict government some time ago
to chop down the tree. No atten
tion was paid to the request.
Mrs. Henderson hired two lab
orers and stood by while they cut
down the tree. Three policemen
came along and ordered her to
imit. She refused.
Gity regulations impose a fine
for the removal of trees without
permission. Mrs. Henderson says
the tree is down and she doesn't
SWEATSHOP ROMANCE IS
BLASTED IN CHICAGO
A romance that began in the
silk mills of New Jersey came to
an abrupt ending in Chicago yes
terday when Mrs. Mary Gigas
was picked up in the Polk street
station. She was looking for her
A member of the Immigrant's
Aid Society took her to South
Clark street, where she told a
story of blasted love.
Two months ago she and Peter
Gigas worked together in one of
the sweatshops of Passaic, N. J.
He was only 21? She was 38. She
had amassed a fotrune of $500
and other workers considered her
Peter and Mary were married.
Then a doctor told Gigas he was
suffering from tuberculosis and
should get to a milder climate.
The couple decided to go to Cali
fornia with Mary's money.
Wednesday they stopped over
in Chicago. The wife waited in
their hotel room while Peter went
for a shave.
The boy husband disappeared
and has not been heard of since.
He had what was left of Mary's
Mrs. Gigas is firmly convinced
that Peter must have been mur
dered and robbed.