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An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, gsggag Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. G Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By. Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 104
Chicago, Friday, Jan. 30, 1914
WOMEN VICTIMS TELL OF
CHARGE OF DAREDEVIL
A Smile Sent 15-Y ear-Old Rose Slater to Jail and Ob
liged Her to Dodge a Kick, She Says Warrior
Leveled At Her Head From His Horse
. One Woman Scared for Life.
BVB. fFi .GURLEY.
Trinidad, V;fcblf'- Jbi- : 3.0- Rose
Slater snUled! '." J '
Her face. ,seenied to be made for
smiling "and -in her ,15 years she "had
nob learned that it is a, crj.me to smile,
at a -soldier, when that ;soldier hap
pens, to be the head of state militia
in Colorado' on the grave errand of
shooting working men into submis
sion to Rockefeller extortion.
That smile" sent Rose Slater, who.
is but 15 ears' old, to jail. It obliged
her to dodge a kick which, she says
a warrior officer leveled at her head
from; his horse.' It brought close to
her dodging head , the saber slashes
of tn'e Colorado Cossacks who trfed
to Tide her down, ltave her a
smashed foot when a burly soldier
jammed her with, the heavy, 'cruel
butt of his gun. ,
"I marched in the narade because I
believed' it was a crime to &eep an
.old woman like Mother Jones in jail
for talking,": says Rose. " She had
come from the convent school she
attends, to join the parade.
"When Gen. Chase's horse stum
bled", I just had to laugh,"; she said
to me. "He looked so funny until
he rode towards me and. kicked me
as he rode. Then Iran. I got behind
a telegraph pole as a soldier rushed,
up and struck at me three times with
his sword. Then soldiers with guns
came and one of them brought down,
the butt end of his gun on Ay foot.
Then they grabbed me, tore myvgpat
and carted me off to jaih"
Thrust into a dirty cell by the sol-