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right to votethat in the past has enabled men to control all of the. instru
mentalities of government.
By holding together for the cause of humanity by refusing to be
divided into hostile factions by party bosses by asserting their rights and
boldly taking a stand for women and children as against dollars and dimes,
they can force a square deal for the working women of Chicago.
And that's all they demand a square deal justice a living wage the
opportunity to live decent, happy, wholesome lives.
I don't know the law. Neither does any one else. In the last analysis
it is what some two-legged judge says it is. And Lord only knows what will .
influence the mind of a human judge.
Butoight or wrong, those waitresses have a right to a square deal from
the police and the courts, even if they can't get it from money-mad busi
. They have a right to a speedy trial to determine their right to picket.
They have a right to the same protection from the courts and the
police that their influential employers have.
And I don't believe they will get a square deal unless the women of
Chicago rally around Jane Addams and fight to a finish the lawlessness and
barbarity of greedy and selfish Big Business the union of employers1 that
denies the right of their employes to have a union, too.
Anyhow, Big Business has now declared war on the women of Chicago.
Now we'll see what we'll see. .
SOX AND GIANTS ARRIVE IN NEW YORK
OWNERS SCRAMBLE FOR STAR ATHLETES
BY HAL SHERIDAN
New York, March 6. They're
While thousands of people jammed
the pier of the Cunard line in North
river, cheering themselves hoarse,
waving flags, banners and handker
chiefs, the liner Lusitania was warped
into her dock at 10:35 today bring the
world-touring fcliants and White Sox
Organized baseball was in full pos
session of the Lusitania. The Fed
eral Leajguers were unable to get a
boat; and being unable to obtain
passes had to be content with waiting
on the pier. Ban Johnson, President
.Lannin of Boston and President Bak
er of Philadelphia acted as a round-ing-up
committee on board the Lusi
tania as soon as the liner was board
ed at quarantine.
The Federals, however, had re
sorted to the wireless, and Tris
Speaker, star outfielder of the Red
gox, had a m'arconigram from Presi
dent Gilmore and the Federal League
officials, asking Speaker to tell all the
boys "the Federal League magnates
would be waiting at the Knickerbock
er Hotel, ready to do business.
Latter President Lannin of Boston
said: "I have Speaker's word that he
will not sign with the Federals. That
is enough for ine. I would not be
surprised if he .signed' a contract to
play with Boston before night."
The players themselves took the
attitude that they knew little about
the Federal League and did not care
to discuss what they might do.
Sam Crawford said: "Money
All denied, however, having receiv-:
ed offers from the Federal League. 1
The ferry Niaga," bearing the Chi
cago rooters who came here to greet'
the White Sox, escorted the Lusi
tania up the bay.
John J. McGraw was the first man,
to appear at the rail. Then a huge
American flag was thrown oyer the1
side .of the vessel.