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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 03, 1913, Image 4

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20 GIRLS LOST 6N WAY
TO CHICAGO
Newcastle, Pa., April 3. H. H.
Temple, superintendentToMhe New
castle division of the B. & 0., this
afternoon said that none of his men
had been, abie to .find out anything
about the 20 immigrant girls left
stranded here March 18 last.
The entire machinery of thefecl
eral government is1 being uSed to try
and trace the twentimmigrant girls
Dpuna ior'ims cny wuu were uiuiieu
into leaving the train at Newcastle,
Pa.,,-and left there.
While ho definite clue has1 yet been
stumbled upon, all trails' se'emtojead
to Pittsburgh the resorts of Pitts
burgh. sThe immigrant whose, story, of the
stranding of the girls started the in
vestigation amplified Tils story' today.
V'There were" 150 girls .on. the
train," he saicL "The married women
were with their husbands, but the un
married were together in. a car. J
"Just before we reactied Newcas
tle, two men, who"-fiad been very
friendly with the news-butcner, went
into the single women's car and talk
ed with the women. ,
"When the train stopped .at New
castle, these two men told the girls
they had ten minutes for luncii.
About 50 girls and a few men got off:
"I got off myself. But I saw the
train start to move, and with about
30 girls managed to climb back
aboard. I told the conductor that 20
girls had been left behind. He. said
the train couid not be stopped."
If the two men who tricked the
girls were, not white siavers,. there
can be only'one other explanation.
They were the agents of some indus
trial concern which wanted cheap
labor and was ready to go any length
to get it r
A search was instituted by the
government today for the news-,
iutcher with whom- the imiriigrant
saw the two men who. got the girls7
to leave4 the train talking.
The girls who .were left were of
various nationalities, r Norwegian,
Polish, Danish, Frenfch and Spanish.
J o :n, '
OF NEWS
St Paul, Minn. Defense Began to
day in case pi Prof: Oscar M. Olson,
University of Michigan, charged with
the murder of Clyde -N. Darling; a
milk man. Mrs. Olson, wife of de
fendant, will be principle witness.
Patersoh, N. J. Over 20,000 strik-!
irig silk workers-went to Haledqn,
i. x. EcTaiist suburb; where they are
allowed to bold open air meeting un
molested. , New york.prj. F. F. -Friedmarfn
f6dayl.nn6uncel that the'turtie,bac
illi.culture. ihjection-for cure of tujjer
chiopis will be given to the American
medical profession.,
nP Hj ' ,
taking a Little do:a torig tyay

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