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with and of using lewd language to
the girls who were at his mercy while
they remained in his employ, and af
ter this conviction the Illinois State
Federation of Labor adopted a reso
lution placing the United States
Broom & Brush Co. on its unfair list
because they feltlt incumbent upon
them to protect girls who are 'com
pelled 'to toil shoulder to shoulder
with men workers from "indecent
and licentious attack of those who
not alone" take the fruits- of their toil
but seek also to take their self
respect." But this victory, alone, has been
worth all of the battle that has been
made In my opinion, one of the
greatest benefits that comes from or
ganization of women is the protec
tion it gives them against the license
of men who are over them.
There isn't a doubt that this is a
hard-fought battle. And you would
agree with me if you could watch
those girls in the bitter cold silently
marching upland down in front of
the factory that has so. far Tefused
to grant women workers very much
more consideration than is given-
prison contract labor.
Milwaukee. J. P. Jones, engineer;
J. W. Harrigan, conductor, seriously
injured when they jumped from
Northwestern locomotive near But
ler; believed head-on collision was
Imminent; switch was thrown in time
to avoid wreck.
New York. Williamy. Cleary, ac
quitted of murder of his son-in-law,
Eugene Newman, on water wagon.
Says liquor caused tragedy.
Cincinnati. Duchess of Manches
ter, daughter of Eugene Zimmerman,
traction magnate, 'expected here to
attend -funeral of father, who died
suddenly yesterday.' , '
Mt. Vernon, O. -John Konan, 22,
believed to be from Detroit, tsUpped
while trying to board freight train;
Danville, 111. Maf. MathW ". Pe
ters of Watseka, democrat, replaces
Gov. Martin Barger in charge of Na
tional Soldiers' home; final step to
wrest control of him from Republi
cans. Washington. Snow, sleet and rain
general from Mississippi valley east;
telephone and telegraph wires m
middle west down.
Detroit. Huge gray wolf shot and
killed by A. L. Waldorf on East Jef
ferson av.; believed ,to have crossed
on river Ice from Canada.
I Bloomington, III. Six hundred
men returned to work at the plant of
American Corn Products Refining
Co., which has been closed since
Aledo, III.- Julia Flake, 15-year-old
girl under Indictment for complicity
in murder of her mother, Mrs. Robt
HIgglns, committed to girls' training
school at Geneva, 111., until she is 21.
bill agreed upon by house military
committee. No provision, made for
larger army or reserve.
Minneapolis Oliver B. NeIsonr21,
and Carl Melberg, 30, hit dynamite
cap with, hammer to see how much
noise it would make. Both dying-
Davenport, la. 700 chickens in
tended for Christmas dinners roasted
to death iri fire which caused $10,000
damage to plant of Bell-Jones Co.
Rome, Dec. 21. Cardinal AgliardI
is seriously ill. It Was learnedtoday
that the aged prelate is suffering from
bronchitfs'and pneumonia. He is 82
yearsold? having been bOrn in Co
logne in 1832. t "
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A simple, process of removing nee
dle Or jjln prick blood stains from
dalniy articles is to make a small
mop of ,&pool thread,' just matting
the thread In the mouth, and when
thoroughly moistened rub the stain
and it will quickly disappear after
two or three applications of 'the mop.