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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 15, 1913, Image 1

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MOTHER WORKS NEAT SCHEME TO TEACH
GIRLS PENALTY FOR GUILTY LOVE
I THE DAY BOOK
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An Ad less Daily Newspaper,
U'. D. Cochran, fj5fc Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and" Publisher. llP Automatic 51-422.
500 South: Peoria St. 396 By Mail, 50, Cents a Month..
VOL. 2, NO. 297 Chicago, Monday, Sept 15, 1913
ONE" CENT
MOST HUMAN PARADE EVER SEEN
WAS OF STRIKING MINERS' WIVES
Seven Thousand Women March Two Miles Carrying
Babies In Arms In Sunday Demonstration Little
Tots Tag Along Near Pitched Battle
Saturday When Militia Official At-'
tacks American Flag.
BYN. D. COCHRAN
Calumet, Mich., Sept. 15. While there was fear of a clash between the
militia, the gunmen and deputies on 'one side, and the striking miners on
tne other, Sunday's big parade of striking copper' miners and their sym
pathizers was as quiet and' peaceable as a Sunday school picnic.
The reason was that there was no attempt by the militia and gunmen
of the Calumet & Hecla to Interfere with the parade. It was a remarkable
demonstration, there being about seven thousand men, women' and chil
dren In line. The parade was led byt the women and children, a striking
miner's wife carrying a large American flag, withtwo sweet little girls,
dressed in, white, walking -at her. side carrying the ribbon streamers.
r Mothers carried babies in their arms or wheeled them In baby car
riages Little ones, barely able to toddle along, marched the whole two
miles from Red Jacket to the big rink at Laurium, and then back- again.
There was no flag in, the big parade except.the American flag, and there
was one of them for every delegation.
The soldiers were in the barracks, and thg gammen and, deputies kept
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