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. Mary Anderson also attacked the
$1,000,000 working girl's "home" idea
of the State street millionaires, say
ing that if this' plan ever went into
effect, the girls wholived there would
be little better than "slaves, over
whom the employers would have do
minion hot only In working hours
but also in their "home" life.
Bmmett Flood told how he had
once attended the opening of the
great marble Carnegie Institute in
"The speakers told how fine and
wonderful it was of Andrew Carnegie
to have worked and sweated and
made millions and then put his mil
lions to such good use as this insti
tute," he said.
"They told how gfreat a man Car
negie was and how much he was do
"And in the middle of the eulogiz
ing I slipped out of the back door and
i :kcd across the river. And the sky
was red as fire from the blast fur
r.;ic cs of -Carnegie Steel mills, where
men were toiling fiercely that Sun
day night toenable Carnegie to give
"When I returned, to the Institute,
they were singing 'My Country 'Tis
of Thee "
SAYS WORK IN DEPARTMENT
STORES IS DANGEROUS
St. Louis, Mo., April 9. Mary R.
Sanford, addressing the National
Consumers' League here, declared
that work in a department store was
exceedingly dangerous for any girl.
Miss Sanford recently completed
.a most thorough investigation of de
partment stores in New York, City
and knows whereof she speaks.
In characterizing work in depart
ment stores as hazardous, Miss San
ford made it clear that she meant
that it was so "because -of the poor
wages' paid by department stores.
"Girls who work in department
stores can have no life worth living,"
she said. "They don't get enough
money. Arid L know" well that any
trade is dangerous for a girl if she. '
can have no legitimate .recreation at
her own expense."
Mrs. .Florence Kelley denounced
the secret 'meeting of the Chicago
milliqnaire department store owners
and the O'Hara wage commission
held in Chicago last Monday. -
UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR FREED
FAMJLY REUNION FOLLOWS
Minneapolis, Minn., April 9. Prof.
Oscar Olson, university professor, ac- -quitted
of the murder of Clyde Dar
ling, together with his wife and
daughter, is holding a family reunion
at the home of his aged mother in
Montevideo, Minn., today.
Olson and this, wife will continue
to live together. The University of
Minnesota refused to accept the pro
fessor's "resignation and "he can re
sume his former work.
It is believed, however, that Olson,
his wife and daughter win go to an
other city, where the past can be
"I am satisfied with the trial," said
Olson today. "I want to thank the .
public for the fair consideration we
have received. All we ask' now is that
the public will permit us to resume
our home relations in peace and hap
piness. "The case is closed, so far as my
wife and I are coricernedf"
Mrs. Olson, waiting at her home
threw herself into the arms of her
husband when he rushed up the path
jasthight after he had been freed.
Little Jean, the 4-year-old daugh
ter, tugged at the hand of a friend,
of the family while-mother and father
were locked in close embrace.
"I want to go to papa," she wailed.
At her call the professor released '
his wife and dropped .to Tiis knees. . '
"My baby girl," he cried, and tears
ran down his cheeks. ' N-
The front door clo.sed slowly and
the little family, reunited, shut .them
selves off from the eyes of a curious'
throng outside the' gate; "