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'and we are women. We intend to be
peaceful. We do not ask your aid,
we only 'ask that you do not club us."
The message was delivered to
First Deputy Wesley Westbrook by
Philip Sultan, attorney for the Chi
cago locals of the International: La
ddies' Garment Workers of America.
These workers, makers of ( skirts,
waists and such articles, will' take a
strike vote Thursday when a mass
meeting will be held at the Empire
theater, 637 W. Madison st. Be
tween 10,000 and 15,000, mostly
women, win be affected.
These are not the garment work
ers who were on strike in the fall of
1915. The international Ladies' Gar
ment Workers is affiliated with the
A., P. of Lt. and the C. F. of L. and
will have the support of both these
organizations if they strike.
Benj. Schlessinger of New York,
pres. of the international ;" E. N.
Nockels, secretary of the C. F. of L.,
and Miss Agnes Nestor of the Wom
an's Trade Union league will be
speakers at the Empire theater mass
HOYNE NAILS AUTO THIEVES
A complete confession by Lem
Nutter furnished State's Att'y Hoyne
with the missing links in the chain
of auto thieves las? night. Facts
about the gang, as Hoyne has been
presented withthem are: '
Out-of-town branches are kept up
in Evansvflle, Minneapolis, Milwau
kee and Okauchee, Wis.
There were 3,455 autos stojen by
the thief trust from Jan. 1st, 1916 to
Jan. 29th, 1917. There were 3,437
recovered. . N
Era Bond, broker, under indict
ment, was again named as receiver
of stolen cars.
Gus Zeidler, Evansville, politician,
supposed to be active head of Indiana
Floyd Albertus, Milwaukee and
Okauchee, took care of cars sent to
i Wisconsin. ,
WHITE DENIES ADVANCE NEWS
OF WILSON'S NOTE
New York, Jan. 30. Making an
apparent effort to find a possible note
leak trail leading to German Ambas
sador Von Bernstorff or other "Ger-
man circles," the house investigating
committee today put Archibald S.
White, the envoy's friend, again on
But the committee got "only de
nials and negation.
White, associate of Bernstorff,
Thomas W. Lwson and ether diplo
matic and financial lights, denied
having any advance information
from German quarters or elsewhere,
either on the kaiser's peace move
voiced by Chancellor Von Beth-mann-Hollweg
or on Pres. Wilson's
subsequent note to the belligerents.
Bernard Baruch, Wall street plung
er, cleared! $376,000 playing peace
hunches during 13 days in Decem
ber, he told the leak probers.
If he had known what was coming
from Washington, he said, he would
have sold "all day Dec. 20, instead of
covering part of his short selling by
buying United States Steel and his
profits would have been larger.
GET SEARCH .WARRANT FOR
The juvenile court had no right to
take Marjorie Delbridge from "Mam
my" Jackson, was the spirit voiced
last night at an indignation meeting
held at 3518 S. State st A crowd of
negroes agreed to raise a fund for
attorneys fees to protect the "rights"
of the colored woman in this case.
Meanwhile the whereabouts of the
white girl are in question. Sleuths
for the juvenile court were refused
admittance to the Jackson home
Judge Bowles issued warrant for
Marjorie Delbridge, former ward cf
negro, Mammy Jackson, new
missing from jurisdiction of court.
Three men got $1 from Max Yel
lan, 4,200 W. 12th.
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