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GIRL LEADS STRIKERS ANNA
BELL, 20, PRIDE OF UNION
Pittsburgh, Pa. When hundreds
of strikers ait the Westinghouse plant
in East Pittsburgh made a sortie
against nonunion workers, it was a
frail girl of 20 who. led the charge.
Anna Bell, idol of strikers, was taken
to jail, however, when a strikebreak
er charged that she attacked him.
She was held in $500 bail for trial.
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Detroit. Most moving picture
films aren't clean en'ough to be
shown to inmates of Jackson prison,
Warden Simpson told members of
U. of Michigan club here.
Bayonne, N. J. Smalelst strike in
country, a two-man affair, has been
declared off with victory for strikers,
James Connell and John Dogamerot
having received their wage Increases.
New York. Letters written by
George Washington .proved banner
attraction at an auction here, one of
four pages bringing $585. It was to
Gen. Tallmudge and dated. Middle
fcropk, March 21, '97,
TO MARCH IN ON MAYOR WITH
"Big Bill" Thompson will be beard
ed in his den this morning by repre
sentatives of -the Woman's Church
Federation and the Juvenile Protec
tive ass'n, who will present to him
affidavits concerning vice in the cab
arets and dance halls of Chicago.
Members of the two organizations
will meet at the Hotel La Salle and
march in a body to the office of the
mayor. "Big Bill" has said that if
they present him with affidavits he
will do something. Now they 'pro
pose to give him the chance.
Last night representatives of seven
civic bodies met at the City Hall and
selected Aid. Geo. Pretzel to intro
duce an ordinance separating liquor
and dancing. This ordinance will
probably be presented in the city
council Monday night.
The organizations represented
were: Woman's Church Federation,
Church Federation Council, Chicago
Law and Order league, Illinois Vigi
lance ass'n, Night Church, Young
People's Civicleague and the Juvenile
Protective ass'n. Mrs. Amelia Sears
METAL TRADESMEN ON STRIKE
A strike has been called by the
Metal Polishers, Buffers and Platers'
union, Local 6, on six job shops who
have refused to recognize the union.
Pickets are out and the plants are
completely tied up. The firms are
the Aetna Plating Works, Alex T.
Bagley Co., Nat'l Plating Wks., Mar
cel & Sons Co-operative Plating Co.
and the Domestic Plating Co. The
union demands recognition of the or
ganization and 46 cents an hour for
a 48-hour week. The men had been
getting 40 cents an hour for a 49i
hour week. Strikers number about
100 men, and because of the scarcity
of labor they expect to win.
Thompson, Conn. John Elliott,
murderer of Burton Pettis and his
daughter Sybil captured,