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In the: store immediately after quit
ting ;time that night.. . , .
Some of the girls had planned to
attend the. union mass meeting that
night but they knew it might cost
them their jobs if they stayed way
from the store meeting.
So they stayed, in the store after
6 o'clock. And "the store lecture last
ed from a little' after 6 until 7:30
o'clock. And the girls hadn't -had
time for supper, and by the time they
had had thatit was too late for the
And the intent of the long meetfng
called at the store was clear in the
last words of the speech made by
Assistant John M. McClurkin.
He had talked .long-windedly of
how the store was doing the best it
could by its employes, of how their
welfare was the store's welfare, and
the score's welfare their welfare.
And these were the words he closed
"One. thing you will have to be
careful about. Don't stand together
in groups and talk. Your time while
you are in the store belongs to the
store. Don't gather in' the aisles or
back of the counters in groups 'and
hold meetings. This we insist on.. If
you can't follow the rule, FOR'GOD'S
How pitifully afraid are these mil
lionaires that their employes some
day will get together and come to
a full realization of - their united
But why did McLurMn say: "For1
Why not for Henry Schwab's sake?
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MRS. EATON CALLS. CHARGE
AGAINST HER RIDICULOUS
Plymouth, Mass., .March 2tk Mrs.
Jennie May .Eaton, held in jail 'here
on a" charge of having poisorfed her
husband, Rear Admiral Joseph "M.
Eaton, was unshaken, by.'a iiight
srpent in a cell. r
"The idea, of accusing me of the
poisoning, is.ridiculous'she sa$ to
day. "They have nothing to base,
such an accusation upon. My whole
income and sustenance depended ab
solutely upon the admiral's living.. It,
ceased with, his death. The .most X
can ever hope to get is not more than
probably won't be, more' than $30."
The police admitted they were un-.
able to find where the poison which
killed Admiral Eaton as bought, ,At
the same time, it was rumored that
another arrest might be made late
A special 'grand jury has been
called, and -the. Eaton case will, be
presented next week.. If an indict
ment is. returned against the widow
she will be rushed' to trial..
At the Eaton home in Assinippi
Mrs. George Harrison, mother of Mrs.;
Eaton, is confined to her bed. Doro
thy Ainsworth and .Mrs. June Keyes,.
Mrs. Eaton's daughters by her first
husband, are ignorant of, their,
The district- attorney today began
investigation of Tumors that there
had been frequent quarrels between
Admiral tEaton and his wife, the ad
miral alleging his wife 'was giving
money to her first husband.
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CONFERENCE TO AVERT STRIKE
A conference today between rep
resentatives of the switchmen ani
railroads is expected to avert, the dan
ger of strike of 5,000 switchmen in
.Both sides are ready for arbitrar
tion, but differ on the method, the
roads preferring to proceed under the
Erdman, federal act and. the. switch-
men holding for arbitration by state
officials. , i
A plan, of arbitration will probably;
be selected at the conference and an;
effort will be. made to settle the griev
ances of the men at once. 4
Biggs I wonder if Diggs has much
money behind him? Higgs-y-He had
the other day when I saw .him; he
was leaning against a bank.