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vet. she. said shehwas "frTfrnrHv id "Miss
ill f Moore.
I cannot say what is the truth of
this story told by Dorothy Moore.
I can say that even if Cummings
tale is true he hasn explained why
he took this child to dinner and
Spent considerable money upon her
. for luxuries to which she wasf nol
accustomed, if, as he says, he then1"
had no Ulterior motive.
And I cannot understand why a
man who handles a girl's reputation
as lightly as this nan does in order
to protect himself should play the
Good Samaritan to d. little girl, if
he had no ulterior motive.
No matter what the verdict of the
judge may be in this case, regarding
the nature of the offense, there isn't
a doubt in the mind of anyone who
has hstened to the testimony that
Cummings, wealthy manufacturer
and a married man, is"a libertine, for
he frankly confesses he took this lit
tle girl to a room in the Albany
Hotel and that he had relations with
her not sanctioned by God or man.
But even Cunimings ceases to be
a riddle to me in comparison with a
girl who says she is friendly to little
Dorothy aid yet whose conscience
prompted her fo voluntarily offer
damning evidence against Dorothy
so that the wealthy libertine "might
not be wronged."
And I ai glad to say again, that
this is the first evidence of woman's
cruelty to woman that I have had to
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INDUSTRIAL BOARD REPORTS
COMPENSATION LAW SUCCESS
The first report issued by the state
, A y muusinai uuaru, turougu us secre
tary, W. V. Connolly, vshpws that this
important body has .been indeed busy
since it started operating on October
1,580 workmen's compensation
cases havebeef? heard and disposed
and awards aggregating $268,700
has been granted injured workmen.
ft TKn finavtTiia fAnnl tViofVlitt txtrn
courtrooms and- the four offices it
occupies in the' Gity Hall Square are
not near big enough' and the entire
third floor of the building has been
With this space the "board will be
"able to ""operate three courts. The
:extra courtroom is needed as just as
many cases are heard in Chicago as
are heard in the rest of the entire
''We have found that the work
men's compensation law has proven
very satisfactory both to employer
and to employe," said Connolly. "It '
gives immediate" relief- to injured
workmen, whereas without the com- -pensation.
law a long drawn out
civil suit would be necessary."
Or-O - ;
united mineworkers aid the
The United Mine Workers have
stretched0out thhand of real broth
erhood to the striking machinists of
the Goodman Manufacturing Com- .
The machinists have been on strike
against the Goodman plant since
July 23, 191-2. Down in the mines of
Southern Illinois the members of the
United Mine Workers have been forc
ed to work with machinery and tools
made by the Goodman Company
since that time. N '
They were tied up by an agreement
which they had tb live up to until its
expiration on March 31 of this year.
Before that date they could give
nothing but financial aid to the strik
ing machinists. '
But on March 19 of this year the
7th sub-district of the 12th district
of the mine workers held its annual
convention and resolutions were
unanimously passed by which then
members agreed that after the ex-'
piration of then contract with the
mine owners they- would refuse to
handle any implements .made by the
strikebreakers at the Goodman plant.
They have Icept itheir word.
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