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ORGANIZE ILL WOMEN'S HOME
An organization which has for its
purpose the curing of the evils con-
( nected with present juvenile law has
Been formed by several Chicago wo-
It will be known- as The Illinois
Women's Home Protectors' Associa
tion. Its name expresses its ambi
tion. The society was launched Sept. 22.
Its object is:
First To work and vote for hu
mantarian laws and secure the repeal
of cruel and unjust statutes.
Second To protest against the
continued violation of the Constitu
tion of the United States which guar
antees protection to the widow and
defenseless from unlawful searches
and seizure of their children.
Third To cement home ties and
assist in reuniting disintegrated fam
ilies ruthlessly scattered throughout
the United States and Canada by the
operation of the Juvenile Court.
Fourth To urge upon and petition
our government to help in locating
these wards of the state, and when
found, restore them to home and
The Association has in contempla
tion a full registry of children or par
ents bereaved by Juvenile Court law,
and establishing an information
formation bureau, etc.
The officers elected were Mrs. Min
nie Little O'Brien, president; Mrs.
Mary McGregor Dunn, vice-president;
Miss Harriette Dunn, secretary,
and Mrs. Frances Strong Clark.
"ULSTER DAY" SUNDAY
Belfast, Sept. 27. Ulster fairly
bristled with martial pomp and war
like display following a parade of the
Ulster volunteers. Thousands march
ed the streets, carrying- rifles shipped
in with the connivance of London
unionists. "Ulster Day" will be mark
ed by special services in all the Pro
WANT MILITIA DOWN IN THE
TRINIDAD MINE LAND
Trinidad, Col. Sept. 27. Jesse G.
Northcutt, general counsel of the
Rocky Mountain Fuel Co., has pre
pared petitions to be signed by the
operators in the Southern Colorado
coal fields to bring militia to the
scene of the strike of 8,000 miners.
They ask Gov. Ammons to assign
troops to police duty.
The bqdy of Michael Driscoll,
boarding house keeper at the South
west mine, at Guilar, was found in
an arroyo near the Jewel mine. The
man's neck was broken and there
was blood on his hands and face.
He has been missing since Tuesday.
"Mother" Jones is greatly incensed
at the declaration of Governor Am
mons that she must be prevented
from making "incendiary speeches."
"When the governor of a state
threatens to send troops to keep me
from talking," she said, "it is a sign
there, is something wrong with him.
I defy him. As long asvthere is breath
in my body and the Lord permits me
to stay on my feet, never will I cease
my campaigns in the interest of hu
manity." Three Denver newspapermen were
held up by guards "last night and
threatened with death while trying to
go to the Hastings camp of the Vic
tor American Fuel Company, where
the. federal postoffice is located.
THAT TRAIN ROBBERY CASE
Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sept. 27. Sher
iffs from Birmingham and Montgom
ery, with their posses, have given up
the search for the three youthful
bandits who held up and robbed the
New York-New Orleans train at
Bibbville tiding, Ala. The matter is
now entirely in the hands of the rail
Special agents of the railroad com
pany arrested five men at Eutaw, Ala.
And five others have been taken to
the Tuscaloosa County jail. All of
these men deny any connection with