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WANT NEW CHILD LABOR LAW
AS BLOW TO EMPLOYERS
A bitter pill for child labor users
Is a bill which will be presented to
the state legislature next" week. It
is a safeguard for the youth and girl
during the years of growth from 14
Among its provisions:
No child under 14 years shall be
permitted to work.
Children must attend public or
private school until 16. Children be
tween 14 and 16 may not work dur
ing hours when school Is in session,
but may work during a vacation pe
riod. Hazardous employment absolutely
Children between 16 and 18 may be
required to present physical certifi
cate to work, If deemed necessary by
the factory inspector.
No boy under 16 or girl under IS
may work more than eight hours in
any calendar day in any capacity.
No person under 21 years may
work as messenger boy for a tele
graph company between 9 p. m. and
Penalties for violation are $15 to
Victor Olander, Jane Addams, Mrs.
Gertrude Howe Britton, Oscar Nel
son and Wm. Bodine are among its
NEW YORK POLICE TACTICS
The International Propaganda
Group of Chicago, an anarchist or
ganization, at its meeting March 4
adopted the following resolution to
be sent to the press:
"The International Propaganda
Group of Chicago takes this means of
cautioning the public against the
statements issued by the New York
police regarding the attempts of so
called anarchists to throw bombs in
public places. It appears to us that
detectives have influenced, led and
deliberately advised young boys and
Eeak persona to commit-acta oljdg-
lence for the purpose of discrediting
anarchists and labor organizations
and at the same time create for them
selves an opportunity to play the role
of Saviours of society.' "
"A bunch of th' folks tendered Mrs.
Tobe Smallacre a pound party. Thera
wasn't enough pounds, however, tec
tender it much."
HE WAS A REAL NICE SOCIETY
SWINDLER POLICE AFTER HIM
Chicago at last has its "gilt edge"
thief. Handsome, well-dressed, opu
lent, he has been working for months
among the society women who make
the tea room of the Stratford hotel
their rendezvous. Finally he picked
his quarry, worked his game, and is
gone with the police on his trail.
"Harry Harvey, banker, New York,"
was the inscription on his cards. His
excellent manners soon put him in
the graces of society. He stood par
ticularly well with one prominent
One night he proposed an auto ride.
Into Washington Park they rode and
there stopped. He quietly told her
that he was a "con" man with a rep
utation and that if she would give
up her jewels he would not make his
true character known to her friends.
Then he took $2,000 worth of her
trinkets. The police are seeking him
Probably snow or rain Saturday;
cloudy Sunday; not much change in
temperature; moderate, shifting