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WOMEN HEROINES FACE JAIL CELLS IN TIN STRIKE:
Twenty-Six Wives of Strik ers Arrested for Violating Injunction; They Just Used the Tongues That God Gave Them to Use— ' They Are With Their Men Heart and Soul in Battle That Has Already Raged Seven Months. BY DOROTHY DALE. NEW CASTLE, Pa., Feb. 7.— The last stand of the once great Amalgamated Association of Iron nnd Steel Workers against the United States Steel corporation— the steel trust, which has made life a slavery in every mill where it has destroyed the union—is de veloping heroines as well as he roes. Here in New Castle 3500 tin workers, almost all of them sturdy \v\ }hmea, have been on strike atice last July. At that time, with steel product! and the cost of liv ing both rising, the trust cut down wages nine per cent and refused the customary recognition of the union. It was, of course, a cold, deliberate plan to put the workers' organization out of business, and so the men in every union tin mill owned by the trust walked out. But it is with the home and the women's side of it that I have to do. When the story was tele graphed out that 26 of the wives or leading strikers here at New Castle had been arrested for vio lating an injunction against ap proaching or interfering with strikebreakers, I came to see what It all meant. . That tlrsl evening of my visit 30 of the strikers' wives and daugh ters met to rehearse for a church concert, They were clear skinned, clear eyed women, with ihe rich, deep voices and pure English speech that mark all comers from the British west country. Their simplicity and cordiality of man ner were beautiful. And how they could sing! The solemn, compelling strains of "Jesus, Lover of My Soul made the small rooms ring cathedral like. Then, without a bit of fuss ing, a young woman with a won derful appeal in her contralto, stood op and sang, unaccompanied. "He Was Despised and Rejected." The concert ended with a light, lilting love serenade, and then there was a move to go home. But not in a body. They got up two by two. And there was an in terval between the going of each pair. "You Ttnow we women can't be seen on the streets In numbers greater than two," explained Mrs. Thomas Thomas, who has 10 men relatives in the strike. "The court has enjoined us." And that's the way It Is. There Is DO chatting on the mill side of New Castle city. You do not see three women stop anywhere to talk about the last bargain sale or even about the prevalence of the measles. They dare not. The great Culled States Steel corpora tion has an Injunction against them. But the 26 who dared? Oh, they laughed at the strikers, according to the w?, r rants under which they were arrested. Then it is solemnly sworn and subscribed to that some of the women called "Scab." Maybe they were right. And one desperate woman is even charged with loudly stating her opinion that a certain striker was a "Black Pot." Thus are American liber ties Jeopardized by women with tongues in their head! "All of us women who were ar rested are out on $2(10 bail till our trial." said Mrs. Thomas. "Hut we'll go to jail if we have to, and be proud of 11 for Ruch a cause." "Why, what those men did In going back was the worst thing a man could do," addod Mrs. Annie C. Jones, another of those ar rested. "They deserted their com rades on slrikc and went back to be slaves and tools after accent ing strike relief for seven months. I'm not ashamed to say that I pleaded with one for the sake of Ills little children to come out ngjiin because his action would hurt them as well as him." "And if we do go to jail we'll eland it just as our men did who were sent for contempt and kept there ?,(\ days," said Mrs. Thomas. "While they were there we took DELICIOUS Jersey Milk Bread is for 6ale at your grocer's— * fresh every day. It's the fin est bread on the market| guaranteed full weight. Made Only by the Minneapolis Bakery Pfcons Max. 1344. Ask your grocer for Jersey Milk the next time you waut bread. LABOR'S LIST STAND AGAINST CRUEL STEEL TRUST THREE WOMEN WHO FACE CELLS FOR VIOLATING STRIKE INJUNCTION, NEW CASTLE, PA. MRS. MAUD B. PARSONS, MRS. DALLIS L. DOUGLASS, MRS. MYRTLE DOYLE, Accused of Calling Strikebreaker Accused of Giving a Strikebreaker-Charged With Calling a Strike-* "Black Scab." "the Horse Laugh." breaker a "Black Pot." them food and concerts. One day I took 20 pies. We went and sang with thorn to cheer them up. And they'll do the same for us if we have to go." Ia the homes at New Castle ev eryone seems cheery. The sending in of relief by other unions has kept the pot boiling, and whever cloth ing or coal has been needed that has been provided, too. The women peel their potatoes on Saturday night for the Sunday meal, because —artor the strict Welsh religious ideas —no work is done on the sab bath day. Over at the headquarters of the tin workers it was just the same. There was no disorder. Welshmen arc not drinking men. John Rogers and K. T. Jones, two members of the advisory board of the hot mill workers' union, told what is in the report asked for by BABY'S SHOE NEXT TO HIS HEART IN ALL HIS 20 YEARS OF TRAMP LIFE LOS ANGELKS, Cel.. Feb. 7.— Through all the vicissitudes of tramp life, while sleeping in barn, hayslack or field, while camping beside railroads or lying in village jails, Nathan Franklin carried with him a tiny baby shoe, a soiled and crumpled reminder of happier days long ago. The little shoe today is the prin cipal evidential exhibit whereby Thomas J. Franklin, of this city, came into possession of a little hoard of money left by his father, the aged wanderer. 3mt ft year ago Nathan Franklin, eld and Infirm, was received at the MAKING A BOOK ON CUPID IN CHICAGO Odds Are 1 to 5 in Favor Of and 8 to 5 Against the Triumph of Love. CHICAGO. Feb. 7.—The romance of .lames O'Leary. Jr., and Gertrude Clancy has tickled the whole West Side. .lames. Jr., is the son of James, Sr., Chicago's boss gambler. In spector Clancy is in charge of the stockyards district. Among his re laxations are occasional raids on gambling houses said to be con ducted by O'Leary. While the in spector was busy at this work the younger O'Leary was raiding the Clnncy domestic circles. The youngsters paid no attention to the feuds of their elders. They were secretly married two weeks ago. Parents 1 blessings were no! forth coming. O'LMry, Jr., has left his father's home. Inspector Clancy is the first to forgive, and says he will set them up housekeeping. Several ot O'Leary's friends are making a book thus: "He will forgive. 1 to !",. "Ho will not forgive, 8 to fi." PLANS STORE WITH TWO-INCH FRONT BALTIMORE!, Md., Feb. 7.—lf the plana of a local merchant for the erection of an architectural wonder do not miscarry, Italtimore will soon boast of the smallest flat iron building In the world. A. C. Schmidt Is the owner of the noted two Inch lot at Multl more and Light streets. The ground has a two Inch front on Baltimore street and then slopes uwuy for 30 feet 11 Inches on Light street to nothingness. Schmidt bought the lot for $1225 from the burnt district commis sion after the big fire, and, falling to acquire the adjoining lot, on which now stands the Western Maryland railroad office building, he has decided to erect a building of his own and will ask the build ing inspector for a permit. The plans call for a two inch door on Baltimore street. When the door Is openeil it will enable one to slip small things Into a number of shelves that will he put In. Mr. Schmidt will ask the In spector's permission to extend the cellar underneath the pavement, as is done with many other build ings in the same district. The of fices will be in the cellar. He plans a drop door through the basement, like that of some other mercantile establishments. IF HE LOVES YOU HE'LL BEAT YOU 0617 Ash at CHICAGO, Feb. 7.—"Does your husband beat you? "If not. he doea not love you " This philosophy was expounded by Mrs. Mary Duffy before Judge Trove. wh'Mi her husband. Peter Duffy, waa arrested on complaint the national department of com merce and labor and which explains just why the 15,000 men of the trust tin mills struck. "No mill belonging to the com pany has been open for work longer than eight months In a year," said Rogers. "The Greer mill has been shut down eight months, the She nango every year from four to six months and at Elwood, Ind., the mills have only been open 13 weeks ifi the last two years. The company makes us take shutdowns like that, and then wonders how we can stand a strike of seven months." "When the mill is running full we only work 21 days a month," said Jones. "That's as much as we can, because the work is a terrific strain, and we can only keep at it from 10 to 15 minutes at a stretch. The rollers, the highest paid men, can make at the highest $8 a day. Plsgah home here. Soon afterward he died without revealing his name or his history. In his tattered coat was found $910. sewed in the lin ing. Over his heart rested the lit tle shoe. , Later, a slip of paper with the name of the son and his address was found in the shoe. Young Franklin, now married and with children of his own, identified the memento and recognized a morgue photograph as that of his father, who disappeared from home 21 years ago. Franklin spent nearly fGOO of the small estate in purchas ing a fitting burial plot and In erect ing a stone over his father's grave. of neighbors for beating her. "If he didn't beat me once in a while I'd think he didn't love me any more," Mrs. Duffy pleaded. "A man's not a man that won't show he Is the boss by licking his wife once In a while. I think the more of him for it." Judge Crowe smiled and said: "I have often heard it said that women love best the hand that beats them, but I have never be fore heard a woman admit the fact. However, Mrs. Duffy, you are the judge in this case. The prisoner is discharged." ■ ALBANY MAN FINDS AURORA BOREALIS REPLICA IN ROCK ALBANY. Ore., Feb. 7.— J. G. Crawford of this city has found a quarts', bearing rock in which is embedded a petri fied vegetable growth display ing a perfect replica of the aurora borealls. No quartzite algae like this has ever before been found. The polished stone measures about two and a half inches long by two inches wide, and It is thought may be of rare value. Catarrh-ol Cures Catarrh Three Months' Treatment, fs.oo Guaranteed WESTERN DRUG CO. Corner Stevens and Main Also F. R. Robertson, Druggist, Howard and Riverside S. E. Cor. Main and Stevens St?. PEONE GARDENS The Choicest Fruit Lands in the Northwest. Lying at the very door of Spokane. Only four miles from the city. Sub irrigated tracts of a rich black loam, free from rock or gravel. AVater can be had anywhere from 5 to 15 feet. No later frosts. Fin est varieties of commer cial winter apples grow here in absolute perfec tion. Come in and get our terms on this property, or write for our descriptive folder. N. T. Johnson Co. 1 and 2 Ziegler Block, Phone Main 2118. THE SPOKANE PRESS, MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7 This at 21 dayß a month forefront only four to six months a year— over in Elwood, Ind., It's 13 weeks in two years—makes a good, steady clerking job look attractive in com parison. "The lowest workers in our part of the mills get about $2.25 a day. They work for the same time that we do." Judge W. E. Porter granted the injunction to keep strikers from in terfering with strikebreakers. There has been no violence, so an injunction against interference by word of mouth had to be issued. In December 27 strikers were sent to jail in contempt of court for walking the streets near the mills. While in jail they appointed a court of their own. When any one of their number committed any offense against the rules of the jail, they tried him and sentenced him to soli tary confinement in his cell. YES, STORAGE EGGS FLOAT IN SALT WATER It's right. Dr. Wiley of the agri cultural department told the truth when he said a storage egg would float in salted water and a fresh egg would sink. Tests were made today in the of fice of The Press. Eggs and a tjasin of water into which a spoonful of salt has been thrown are all the necessities for the test. If the eggs float and they have been sold to you as fresh, just send them back to the dealer and tell him he didn't tell you the truth. They're storage eggs. Thm High Join the Crescent Sewing Macttaime Cluab &nd Pay $2.00 Dowbh and $1.00 a Week •JpilE third of the Crescent's Sewing Machine Clubs opens today. The easy terms offered,, on ma chines sold at about half agency prices, make.- it pos sible to secure a machine with only a very small pay ment down, the balance to be paid in weekly pay ments of $1.00 each, until the machine is paid for. Women who have spring sewing to-day will ap preciate this unusual opportunity. There are seven beautiful styles from which you can choose, ranging in price from $22.50 to $50.00. The machine illus trated is the one sold at $22.50 Every M&cMime Gmirauntesd Every machine sold carries with it a binding guar antee of ten years' service, but there's not a machine in the lot that won't last a lifetime. Come in as early as possible, only sixty machines are Included at the Club Rates. $2.00 DOWN AND 11.00 A WEEK. Man's Shirts Special <i $2.50 and $2 Values $io4S) A VARIETY of these, in all sizes. A clearance of the high grade shirts shown during the season just passing. Ahout equal numbers of $2.00 and $2.50 grades. Fine materials, highly attractive and the best making put into any shirts. Special price $1.45 Menu's Waslb Vesfts 98c A little lot of men'B wash vests. All sizes in one style or another. Special to close them out quickly 98£ A soft heavy twilled cotton blanket, 12-4 sise. Tan color. Special price $,1.95 WHEN 17-YEAR-OLD ROBBIE HIT JOY ) ; RIDE PATH MOTHER WRECKED HIS AUTO ■ I KANSAS CITY, Feb. 7—Robb o Patterson, 17 years old, has for saken the gasoline path of joy, the chop suey parlors and the spa •gretti restaurants. ; Not from choice, for even yet Robbie has Bohemian aspirations, I»ift because his mother took a hatchet, took his $2600 Cadillac tour ag car and left It a wreck in the garage at his mother's apartments, I U)5 East Tenth street. "It was the mistake of my life when I bought that car for Rob ill," said his mother today. "Every night he was out with a crowd jl chauffeurs and girls. The girls called up here to have me tell liijn where to meet them." I When Robbie came home at 3 Sunday morning, his mother met Blm with a hatchet in her hand and she used it with the skill of a Cairie Nation. Robbie opened the garage door this morning and in spected the wreck. "No more joy riding for me," he said, rather sadly. Mrs. Patterson's wealth is estimated at $250,000. She is a widow. UMATILLA LANDS THROWN OPEN Third Unit of Government Irrigation Project Is Ready. HERMISTON, Ore., Feb. 7—Ths, third unit of the Umatilla govern- : ment irrigation project will be thrown open to setlement Febru ary 10. Entries will be made at the La Grande land office. Less than 100 homesteads of 10 to 40 acres each are in the tract, while areas of privately owned lands will have to be sold to settlers under the reclamation law. Settlers will be allowed to take from 10 to 40 acres each, only, the size of the claims being fixed by government engineers in accordance with the prospective value of the land. A large part of the lands under the new unit are in private owner ship, but under the reclamation law private land holders must sell off all their holdings in excess of 160 acres. Homesteaders, who have gone into the district since the beginning of the work on the irrigation project, must relinquish ail above the unit of from 10 to 40 acres, at which the size of the irrigation homestead is fixed by the secretary of the interior. Water rights under the third unit of the government project will cost the setlers $60 per acre. Un der the order Issued by Secretary Ballinger the new setler must pay Cottar* Blastkets Special $L9S FEB. 10 Tyler's Style Shop Cloaks Suits Millinery THE SMARTEST STYLES IN CLOAKS, SUITS AND MILLINERY, VERY REA SONABLY PRICED. 80 Wkfter Coafts *«m nn Aire ft© Go Now aft Ji Swvl!) jxJf OT many winter coats remain from the season \s stock. Here are eighty assembled into one group which forms as fine an assortment as you could wish to choose from. All are full length models. Silk and satin linings. Some plaited styles are half lined. Materials include tweeds, serges and broadcloths. A good assortment of colors. All sizes. Coats that in regular stock were priced consid erahly more than the ju ice you are asked to pay tomorrow. Your choice of the eiflfhty $15.00 down $19.30 per acre. This in cludes the maintenance charges for the first year. GOVERNOR GETS RELIC OF GEN. U. S. GRANT Cane Is Made From Tree Under Which Military Hero Slept on the Shiloh Battlefield. DES MOINES, lowa, Feb. 7.—A stick of wood from the oak tree under which General U. S. Grant spent the night in the lull between the two days' battle of Shiloh has been received by Governor Carroll from the custodian of the national cemetery at Shiloh. This oak tree stood at the edge of the battleground in what is now the national cemetery. The tree was blown down during a destruct ive hurricane last fell. This stick is just long enough for a cane, but is in the rough, being left that way so that Governor Carroll can have it carved in any way he sees fit. The stick is somewhat decayed, but when finished will make a handsome cane. The story of the tree is that after the first day's battle General Grant went to an old brick house with the intention of making it his headquarters. It had been con verted into a hoslptal, and the groans of the injured and dying were too much for the general, so he went out under the old oak tree, and with his back to the trunk of the tree, passed the night there, sleeping in a sitting position. NEW YORK. —Gotham has a new world's record. The freshman class of 1407 girls just admitted to the Washington Irving high school is the largest, freshman class that ever entered a high school. 822 Riverside. This machine Is the Vlndex Spe cial, an ideal low priced machine. Light running, high arm, beautifully finished and possesses every late improvement essential to speedy, satisfactory work. The stand is a pretty, five drawer oak model, with prettily carved front, as Illustrated. A full set of the best attachments free. At the club price... .«22.50 $2.00 down and $1.00 a week. WETS AND DRYS IN STRUGGLE Half Million Dollars Will Be Spent by Two Factions to Decide Question. (By United Press Leased Wire.) CHIGAOO. Feb. 7.—Between now pnd tlie second week in April half a million dollars will be spent in Chicago by "Wets" and "Drys" to decide whether this city shall keep its 7200 saloons or shall go "dry." -On the reewK-'trf this issue antl paloon leaders, . declare tonight hangs the fate of the saloons in many of the largest cities in the country. The figfit was precipitated by the filing of ar'petition containing 74, --000 names, whjch assures the plac ing ot the* "wet" and "dry" ques tion-on-the official ballots. Realizing how vital to them the reshtfs will he, both sides an nounced plans tonight for the greatest campaign in the history of prohibition and local option in this country. ■■■■ KIDNAPED BY HIS FATHER AND NURSE EL PASO, Tex., Feb. 7.—Detec tive- C. H. Taylor of San Francisco is on his way home today with I* li. Adams, Adams' 8 year old son John, and the boy's nurse, Nora McLaughlin. The nurse and Ad ams' private secretary, Nat Mur phy, are alleged to have kidnaped the boy from his mother, and to have brought him to this city. John Adams is said to be heir to about $300,000, left him by a TO THE WAGE EARNER We want to talk dentistry to you for a minute. Do yon realise how you have been held up by the dentists in this city and bow you have been made to pay exorbitant prices for inferior work. Those days are over. We are giving you "millionaire" dental work at a poor man's price. The prices quoted below are for the beat of work and material. lis3.fers6Bs;2sc We are no company holding out boasting claims. We give yon absolutely our personal and undivided attention. Furthermore, WE DO NOT EMPLOY JAPS to do our laboratory work. Our 17 year Gold Bond guarantee protects all work done in this office. RED CROSS DENTISTS Northeast Corner Post and Riverside. (Entrance on Post.) "Walk 25 Feet Off Riverside and Save Dollars." Dental Nurse In Attendance. Phone M. 548. OPEN EVENINGS AND SUNDAY MORNINGS 25 Per Cent Lower Than the Retail Stores, HENDRY'S I Sample Cloak and Suit House 605-6-7-8 Sixth Floor Jamieson Bldff. Sale of Ladies* Worth np to $25.00. Black broadcloth and fancy mixtures; all sizes; Saturday $10.00 Ladies' wiuter suits, up to $25.00; Saturday, each $10.00 Misses' Suits, up to $17.50, Saturday, each $7.50 Suits and Overcoats Always for a Little Less AT PRESENT WE ARE OFFERING TOUR UNRESTRICTED CHOICE OF ALL MEDIUM WEIGHT SUITS AND OVERCOATS AT 2 KASPERS2& MNN l\nUl til NEAR HOWARD St rel-tlre ot Ma atttae*. Tie eatflf dy of the boy was fraatod - t*A mother when eke mill tor-a*.e»' Torce from A dame. Taa flaal d»> eree has not beea tanned. Om l» vary 26, while on hM way to school. John disappeared. Prtea tlve Taylor wm detailed to flat him. which he did after foUowlaf Private Secretary Murphy to tale city. REMEMBER Coats PRICE Valentines Largest variety in the city, ranging in price, to $10.00. Call early to make your selection. Eagle Pharmacy Main and Howard Sts.