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the prostrate woman she was forced
to face them partly undressed.
According to her attorneys, Lynn
& Hallam, the shock to her nervous
system has injured Mrs. Anderson
for life; the $10,000 suit will be a fit
punishment for the store" with the
dangerous stairways, they say.
Attorney Lynn, who is handling the
suit, will investigate the following
Is the moving stairway a menace
to women shoppers?
Is the stairway used simply to ad
vertise the store, regardless of the
safety of passengers?
"Was the stairway invented because
children like to ride on it and because
children are always accompanied by
their mothers when in the loop and
because mothers are the best shop
pers? Do the stores furnish an insuffi
cient number of elevators in the
stores, so the crowds will have to
use the moving stairways?
. Are the stairways used because
they give the women a chance to see
many things they might buy and
because they drop shoppers on every
floor and force them to walk back
and forth between tempting displays
ARREST ANOTHER IN NEW YORK
New York, Aug. 1. Arrests of
higher-ups in the $20,000,000 explo
sion on Black Tom peninsula were
E. L. McKenzie, president of the
National Storage Co., was taken into
custody shortly before noon on a
charge of manslaughter. He will be
arraigned before Judge Sullivan of
Jersey City and probably be admit
ted to bail.
Twenty-four hour investigation
showed that approximately 2,000,000
pounds of explosives 'are handled at
the Black Tom peninsula and in the
that $33,342,435 worth of expi
were shipped from this port
May and more than $358,
worth of munitions for the
have been shipped from here d
the 12 months ending Sunday.
MINNESOTA IRON STRIKE WOR
THAN COLORADO, CHARGE
Washington, Aug. 1. "It is a s
of public authority prostituted to
vate interests that is hardly equa!
by Colorado," declared a report
the committee on industrial re'
today, describing the strike of
saba range iron workers. Dull
Louis county nd Minnesota'
ficials were raked severely
P. west, who wrote the ri
Colorado strike for the Unftei
commission on industrial re'
"The city of Duluth, the county
St. Louis and the state of Minn
as represented by Governor Burn
quist and other public officials, havi
joined hands in a relentless effort t
crush out the strike of 15,000 min
ers," declared the report.
CANDIDATE HUGHES DECLARE!
FOR SUFFRAGE AMENDMENT
New York, Aug. 1. Charles I
Hughes today declared for a woma
suffrage amendment to the cons
tution, in a telegram sent Geori
Sutherland of Utah.
' My view is tnat tne propose
amendment shotold be submitted an!
ratified," the Republican candidal
said in his telegram to the Utah se
GERMArY DECLINES ENGLIS
TERMS FOR POLISH RELIEF
Washington, Aug. 1. German
has refused to agree to England's
terms for Polish relief. The'answe;
to England and to the circular not
of the state department of July 7, ex
pressing the hope for a relief agree
ment, was cabled from Berlin
Jersey Central yards" near by daily.
Figures furnished by W. S. Topping, Ambassador Gerard and given out
chief of bureau of explosives, show l the state department today.