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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 CASTILE, Pa., Feb. 7.— The last stand of the once great Amalgamated Association of Iron and 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 Welshmen, have been on strike since%ist July. At that time, with stc-*V"products 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 iH 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 of 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 first 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 the rich, deep voices and pure English speech that mark all comers from the British west country. Their ■implicit)' and cordiality of man ner wore 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 up nnd 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. Rut not in a body. They got up two by two. And there was an In terval between the going of each pair. "You know 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"onfoinod us." And that's the way It Is. There Is no chatting on the mill side of New Castle city. You do not see three women stop anywhere to talk aboul the last bargain sale or even about the prevalence of the measles. They dare not. The great United Slates Steel cor|>ora tion has an injunction against them. But the 26 who dared? Oh, they laughed at the strikers, according to the warrants 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 headl '"All of us women who were ar rested are but on |200 bail till nur trial," said Mrs. Thomas. "Hut we'll go to Jail if we have to. and be proud of it for such a cause." ''Why. what those men did In going back was the worst thing a man could do," added Mrs. Annie C Jones, another of those ar rested. "They deserted their com rades on strike 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 ngain because his action would hurt (hem as well as htm." "And if we do go to jail we'll Bland'it just us our men did who were sent for contempt nnd kept there HO days," said Mrs. Thomas. "While they were there we took DELICIOUS Jersey Milk Bread is for sale at your grocer's—* fresh every day. It's the fin est bread on the market i guaranteed full weight. Made Only by the Minneapolis Bakery Phone Max. 1344. Ask your grocer for Jersey Milk the next time you want bread. LABOR'S LAST STAND AGAINST CRUEL STEEL THUS 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 Striken "Black Scab." "the Horse Laugh." breaker a "Black Pot." them food and concerts. One day I took 20 pies. We went and sang with them to cheer them up. And they'll do the same for us if we have to go." In 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 —after 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 are not drinking men. John Rogers and E. T. .Tones, 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 ANGELES, Cel., Feb. 7.— Through all the vicissitudes of tramp life, while sleeping in barn, haystack 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. Just B year ago Nathan Franklin old nnd infirm, was received at the MAKING A BOOK ON CUPID IN CHICAGO Odcls 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. James, 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 dueled by O'Leary. While the in spector was busy at this work the younger O'Leary was raiding the Clancy domestic circles. The youngsters paid no attention to the feud!-, of their elders. They were secretly married two weeks ago. Parental blessings were not. forth coming. O'l/eary. 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'l.enry's frieuds art) making a book thus: "He will forgive. 1 to 5. "lie will not forgive, 8 to f>." PLANS STORE WITH TWO INCH FRONT BALTIMORE, Md„ Feb. 7—lf tbp plant of a local merchant for the erection of an architectural wonder do not miscarry, Italtimore will noon boast of the smallest flat- Iron building in the world. A. C. Schmidt is the owner of the noted two Inch lot at Haiti more anil Light streets. The ground has a two Inch front on Baltimore street and then slopes away 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, failing 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. Tbe plans call for a two Inch door on Baltimore street. When the door Is opened It will enable one to Blip small things Into a number of shelves that will be 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 he In the cellar. He plans a drop door through the basement, lll<e that of some other mercantile establishments. IF HE LOVES YOU HE'LL BEAT YOU 0617 Ash at CHICAGO, Feb. 7 - "Hoes your bnibaiid beat you? "If not. bo (toon not love you." Tills philosophy v«as expounded by Mrs. Mary Duffy before Judge Crowe, when 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 Klwood, Ind., the mills have only been open 13 weeks In 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. Pisgah 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 $000 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. 1 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 tore 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 quart/, bearing rock in which is imbedded 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, tS.OO Guaranteed WESTERN DRUG CO. Corner Stevens and Main Also F. R. Robertson, Druggist, Howard and Riverside t. C. Cor. Main and Stevens Bti. PEONE GARDENS The Choicest Fruit Lands in the Northwest. Lying at the very door of Spokane. Only four miles from the city. Sub irrignted tracts of a rich black loam, free from rock or gravel. Water 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. Como 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 days a month for from 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 roles of the jail, they tried him and sentenced him to soli tary confinement in his cell. j YES, STORAGE EGGS FLOAT IN SALT WATER It's right. Dr. Wiley of the agrl 1 . 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. Kggs and a basin of water into which a spoonful of salt has been thrown are all the necessities fofr 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. Thfo BeaiuiftnlFiiiil Higlh Joie the Crescent SewSirag MacMrae Cldb airadl Pay $2000 Downs and $1.00 a Week TP HE third of the Crescent's Sewing Machine Clubs opens today. The easy terms offered, on ma chines sold at about half agency prices, makes 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 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 Rales. $2.00 DOWN AND) $1.00 A WEEK. Menu's SEwfts Special »r4b « >n IS $2.50 and $2 Vakes $ I o4rQ) A VARIETY of these. in]all sizes. A clearance of the high.gratle shirts shown during the season just passing. Ahout equal numbers of j|2£o and $2.50 grades. Fine materials, highly attractive and the bast making put into any shirts. Si>eeial price $1.45 Menu's Waslhi Vesfts 98c A little lot of men's 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. Bpecial price $1.95 aWJIEN 17 YEAR OLD ROBBIE HIT JOY . RIDE PATH MOTHER WRECKED HIS AUTO , KANSAB CITY, Feb. 7.—Robb c Patterson. 17 years old, has for .■Shken the gasoline path of joy, the chop suey parlors and the spa ghetti restaurants. I Not from choice, for even yet Robbie has Bohemian aspirations, pit because his mother took a hatchet, took his $2500 Cadillac tour ji ig car and left It a wreck in the garage at his mother's apartments, 1105 East Tenth street. j "It was the mistake of my life when I bought that car for Rob- Pc," said his mother today. "Every night he was out with a crowd o' chauffeurs and girls. The girls called up here to have me tell h m where to meet them." tj When Robbie came home at 3 Sunday morning, his mother met h m with a hatchet in her hand and she used It with the skill of a C trrie Nation. Robbie opened the garage door this morning and in si ected the wreck. "No more joy riding for me," he said, rather sadly, ftrrs. 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—The 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 all 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 Balllnger the new setler must pay Gofttani Blsunil&sibs Special $L9S FEB. 10 Tyler's Style Shop Cloaks Suits Millinery THE SMARTEST STYLES IN CLOAKS, SUITS AND MILLINERY, VERY REA SONABLY PRICED. 80 Winder Coafts n Aire ft© Go Now aft $lL &oV)V) 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. Materiuls include tweeds, serges and broadcloths. A good assortment of colors. All sizes. Coats that in regular stock were priced consid erahly more than the price you are asked to pay tomorrow. Your choice of the eighty $15.00 down $19.30 per acre. This In cludes the maintenance charges for the first year. GOVERNOR GETS RELIC OP 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 hosiptal, 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 522.50 $2.00 down and $1.00 a week. WETS AND DRYS I STRUGGLE Half Million Dollars Will Be Spent by Two Factions , to Decide Question. (§y United Press Leased Wire.) OHICAGO, Feb. 7—Between now md the second week in April half a million dollars will be spent in Chicago by "Wets" and "Drys" to (iecide whether this city shall keep its 7200 saloons or shall go "dry." 4" On the restjlt of this Issue antl j saloon leaders declare tonight I hangs the fate of the saloons In i many of the largest cities in the country. ~ The fight, was precipitated by the filing of a petition containing 74. --000 names, which assures the plac ing of the "wet" and "dry" ques tion on the Official ballots. Realizing how vital to them the results will be, 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 L. B. 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 how yon 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 best of work and material. MS 13 50:;sutfi WxstsryZr CROWN «P«J» ftVPLATE <P"'M EXTRACTION L*o\t We are no company holding out boasting claims. We give you 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. 648. OPEN EVENINGS AND SUNDAY MORNINGS 25 Per Cent Lower Than the Retail Stores. HENDRY'S Sample Cloak and Suit House 605-6-7-8 Sixth Floor Jamieson Bldg. Sale of Ladies* Worth up to $25.00. Black broadcloth and fancy mixtures; all sizes; Saturday $10.00 Ladies' winter 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 YOUR UNRESTRICTED CHOICE OF ALL MEDIUM WEIGHT SUITS AND OVERCOATS AT I 2 KASPERS2O MAIM ■ \rl\Jl " NEAR HOWARD St rel'Ure of his mother. 11m ewMP dy of the boy wm ll—Hi Mft mother when ah* tfeßsl fer a di vorce from Adams. The flaaJ do cree has not been mwei. Ob la* nary 26, while on hm way to school. John disappeared. Pet— live Taylor was detailed to find htm. which he did after followta* Private Secretary Murphy to thm city. REMEMBER Coats Valentines Largest variety in the city, ranging in price, 3f to Call early to make your selection. Eagle Pharmacy Main and Howard Sts.