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forking man I mean as to tHfe
amount of work she does?"
"I aon't understand," said Roseh
wald. "Do you think a woman as good a
worker, as capable a worker, aS a
This, of course, was a leading ques
tion. If Rosenwald admitted that a
woman employed in a man's place
was employed there because she WaS
doing as good or better work than
the man could do and at a less wage,
then Was he indicted as a merciless
slave-driver who employed women at
starvation wages in the place of men
because the supply of women was
greater than the supply of men.
And Rosenwald saw what the
question meant. "I refuse to offer
an opinion to this commission. I
don't believe its intentions are good.
I shall give the commission all the
fafcts I can. But I shall hot give it
any opinions because I don't believe
its' iatentions are good," he Said.
"Thank you for the compliment,"
said Senator BealL "I shall now ask
yau that question again in a different
Senator Beall asked that question
fourteen times in fourteen ways, and
each time Rdsenwald refu&ed to an
swer. In the middle of It, Rosenwald,
who by thiB time was a moist, sweaty
wreck, pulled his statement out of his
pocket and saiflt
"I have a statement here which
explains why I will not offer an opin
ion to the commission," he said.
O'Hara took the statement, redd it
and rejected it
"That's youf personal opinion," he
said. "The commission is not inter
ested." o o
OPERATE ON SUFFRAGETTE
Londdh, dune 6. Miss Emily Wild
ing Davison, the suffragette who
perhaps sacrificed her life In throw
ing thfe King's, horse in Wednesday's
Derby at Epsojn JJowtts, Was Oper
ated Upoh this afterflOOtt.by a Bpe-
T tialiat Her condition is said to b&
Undismayed b ythe prosecution of
their leaders, the militant suffra
gets are trying a new method Of fals
ing funds for the caUBe by means of
a big "SUmmer, Festival," Which
opened at the Empress Rooms, Ken
sington. Scores of Scotland Yards
plain clothes men are On hand to see
that ho inflammatory speeches are
ELEVATOR DROPS FIVE FLOORS;
ONE MAN KILLED
One man was killed and three in
jured when a freight elevator in the
Bradley Building 214-16 S. Jeffer
son st, plunged four stories to the
basement this afternoon.
Seven ton of machinery were be
ing carried on the elevator at the
time of the accident. The weight
was too much for the ohe and one
half inch rope which operated the
William Canning was buried under
the machinery and crushed to death.
David Mackey 4730 West End av.;
Colvef JohUBOn, 5208 Hutchinson
av., and Charles Rosenberg, superin
tendent of the building, were injured.
Mackey is in a serious condition.
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THE VAN KEUREN CASE
Mrs. George Penrosewlfe Of thfe
SoUth Bide jeweler, alleged to be the
"Other man" in the triangle which
resulted In the shooting of John B.
Van Keiireh by his wife, declared to
day that site believed her htiBband's
relations with Mrs". Vah Keuren were
purely of a business nature. She
said she would S'tahd behind Penrose
Attorneys f of Mf. Vah Keuren are
attempting to have her released on
the plea that she will die if kept in
the county jail.
A report frdm the Hdoland detec
tive ahcy shows Penrose and Mrs.
Va& Kettffl wf 8 together frequent
ly before the morning" of the Shoot
. At -Ajm'aim, a umrea. wa ,-jcj.. -i. unarm