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WOMAN SAYS DEPUTIES CAUSED
DEATH OF HER. BABY
Hancock, Mich., Feb. ,18. Inquiry
into the conduct of state militiamen
in the copper country was halted by
Chairman Taylor ofhe congression
al committee investigating the cop
per strike until the adjutant general
should be notified and given an op
portuntiy to be represented by coun
sel. A pitiful story was told the commit
tee by Mrs. Margaret Cibaceca, a
Slavonic woman, who charged that
she was held captive with her five
small children for several hours,
struck with clubs by deputy sheriffs
and then forced to accompany them
on a long automobile ride to Hough
ton in wintry weather, which resulted
in the death of her four-months'-old
baby from exposure.
"I never found out why they ar
rested me," she said, over and over,
in response to questioning.
Another striker's wife swore that
the deputies clubbed and stoned wo
men who were picketing a county
road' during the strike.
"AUTO BANDITS" AT WORK
The "auto bandit" scare of a year
ago was renewed today when two
men entered the St. James-Hotel on
the South Side, held up the clerk
and two guests and escaped in a big
black limousine with $150 in cash
and a $100 diamond pin belonging to
John Stoeckel, one of the guests.
Later a limousine answering the
description of the one the bandits
used stopped before a Thompson
Dairy Lunch and two men alighted.
They held up the night counterman,
took $4 from him and $8 from the
cash register and escaped.
13 STRIKEBREAKERS ARRESTED
Thirteen strikebreakers employed
at the Whiteacre Fireproofing Com
pany of Chicago Heights were arrest
ed last night charged with-firing their
revolvers into a crowd of strikers.
The strike has 'been on about a
week. Alleged "vicious characters
lave beeij brought out there and have
tried to mtbjaidate the strikers. Yes
terday .the trouble reached its crisis.
As a result of the hair-trigger shoot
ing match' the police may make a
probe of the orders under which the
strikebreakers were working.
By 3im Manee.
The man who' goes ahead in life,
With lots of stop and jerk.
He is the man who always takes
. You mornings' down to work.
Ele'ctric currents he controls,
He runs cars with his. han
We loved the horse car driver,
But;. 'OH, you motorman.
P. S. "Just look at that blame
wagon get right in the tracks,"
, THERE ARE THREE
KINDS OF PELLERS
THRT DONT KNOW ANY
THING- 'BOOT WHiMiN.
THEY ARE YOUNG
FELLERS RN' - OLD
Wigg You may say what you will
of Buggins, he has a, lot" of good' in
him. Wagg Too bad he doesn't let a
little of it out.
Unsettled weather Wednesday and
Thursday; probably sridw or rain.