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VOL. 3, NO. 159
Chicago, Saturday, April 4, 1914
WOMAN DEFIES U. S. JUDGE DAYTON,
HIS INJUNCTIONS AND HIS JAIL
Fannie Sellins, Heroine of Mines, Is Cited for Contempt
of Judge Who Makes Laws Himself She Is
Fighting Boldly for His Impeachment.
Colliers, W. Va., April 4. Another
American heroine has arisen to op
Miss Fannie Sellins, one of a
miner's family in this dawn-trodden
district of America, defies United
States Judge Dayton and the law he
himself has made for this mining dis
trict. Consequently she has been summoned-to
appear before Dayton at
Philippi, $. Va., on April 13, to take
ier punishment for contempt
Miss Sellins made speeches urging
the strikers to keep up the fight
against the coal companies.
She boldly went on company prop
erty where some strikers still lived
in company houses and carried her
strike propaganda into the homes.
She made a speech at a meeting at
Wheeling, urging the workers to de
mand the impeachment of Dayton,
the czar who makes laws flow out of
his own mouth and then enforces
All these acts of .Miss Sellins are
interpreted as contempt of court, but
she says she is not afraid of Dayton
The situation here is becoming
more critical daily because of the bit-
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