July 25, 1914
Reba Edelson Says She Did Not Eat as Workhouse Official Says She Did.
NEW YORK, July 25.—"Feed me forcibly or let me out to get a square meal," was the plea today of Reba Edelson, I. W. W. agitator, who declared for a hunger strike when she was take to the workhouse a few days ago to serve a sentence. Becky confided to Dr. Katz, house physician, that she was "sick and tired of this whole business."
"Do you mean that you want to get out of here after your promise to starve to death?" asked Dr. Katz with much concern.