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To the question of the effect of
'standing ten hours a day, six days a
week, -on motherhood, Rice said he
knew of three girls who had mar
ried and had a lot of children.
Rice pleaded that the bosses should
not be hurt by legislation while busi
ness is prostrate, but in answer to
question of Agnes Nestor why he had
fought against shorter hours six
years and four years ago he harped
back to the Chinamen and said the1
immigration law was ineffective, as
Chinamen came in from Canada.
The hearing is continued today.
83-YEAR-OLD FATHER TURNED
OUT BY THREE SONS
Theodore Krause worked a great
part of his 83 years to raise his sons.
His working days over his sons have
neglected to support him, he says,
and he came into Judge Scully's court
yesterday to protest.
Krause has spen the last ten years
working around the family house at
3343 Hutchins st, and for his labors
he was supposed to receive $1 a week
from his three sons.
But according to the story he told
Judge Scully, he has rheumatism and
can no longer do errands for the boys
and they ahve refused him the $1 a
week. Scully says he will get it or
someone will go to jail.
MIGHT BE A GOOD ISEA TO USE
A BIT OF KINDNESS HERE
Milwaukee, April 10. Dead mice
were tied to their bodies and cock
roaches were placed in their clothing
as punishment for children who dis
oheyed the rules at the County Home
for Dependent Children, was the tes
timony of Miss Bessie Ulrich, former
nurse in the institution in investiga
tion of charges of incompetency
against Supt. Kringle.
She further testified that for sev
eral weeks last summer the nurses
vere forbidden to givp water to the
children and she had been the little
i go into the toilet and .drinkirom,
ACTION OF BOSSES MAKE LABOR
WAR SEEM SURE
The official declaration of war of
the Building Construction Employers'
Ass'n against the building trades
unions came yesterday with an order,
to lock out allunions who fail to sign
the "uniform "agrement" when their
present contracts run out. All sym
pathy strikers are to be locked out
' The action of the boses puts the
next move up to the union men. They
have already made their stand
against the uniform agreement They
The employers want the union men
to sign an agreement along with the
unions affiliated with the Building
Trades Council, dominated by Simon.
O'Donnell. This contract would take
away from the unions the right jto,
strike for better conditions or to aid,
a brother union in trouble.
Disputes under the uniform agree-'
ment would be settled betwen the
Building Trades Council heads and
the atts for the employers, putting
the business agent out of power. Thei
unions are, in most cases, not askingj
a raise or better conditions, but wish,
a separate agreement "with each contractor.
HIS ONLY VIRTUE
"There's one good thing about
Blobbs. He never borrows trouble.'' y
"Well, it's' thenly thing he hagj;
not trieajajwrrow, then!" ,