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cratic boss of New Jersey, 'and
everlastingly whipped him in the
Unquestionably, this was "un
grateful" on Wilson's part. Also,
such "ingratitude" is of the, brand
that would do well in the White
House when self seeking politi
cians came to remind chief execu
tive how much they had done to
get him elected.
LAWRENCE STRIKE TENSE MORE
MILITIA ORDERED DYNAMITE TAKES A PART
Lawrence, Mass., Jan. 20.
Every hour adds to the gravity of
the strike situation here, and
there is no saying what any day
,may bring forth. Dynamite now
must be reckoned with.
Today's developments are:
Harris Marad, four other men
andthree women workers arrestees-
Marad is he who led the par
ade of Thursday when the militia
attacked the workers. '
No definite charge has been put
k. against these men and women.
But State Police Inspector Roo-
, hey confided in reporters that he
had found Spoundsiof dynamite
cashed in a coffee house in the
heart of the" Syrian district.
Strike Leader Ettor branded
this as false. -"This city' he said,
"is honeycombed with private de
tectives in the employ of the wool
interests. They have been in
structed to go Jo any length to
discredit our cause. ,
"When these five men and three
women are given a hearing, it
will b shown that these detectives
placed the dynamite, and that the
workers knew nothing about it." J
xiic puutc aa.y me uynaiuue
was found between the joists of
the flooring of a rom. frequently
occupied by Syrian workmen and
Twelve companies of militia
are patroling the city. Four
more companies have been order
ed here. Martial law prevails. '
Eighteen thousand, union tex
tile workers are on strike.
Seven thousand unorganized
workers are remaining away from
the mills through fear of being
hurt "by soldiers or strikers.
"Mill owners say 10,000 'men
and women are still at work;
strikers say half that number.
Strikers demand'15 per cent ad
vance over old rate. President
Woody of American .Woolen
Company, has issued statement
that "business conditions will not
One of the mills hds announced
a ten per cent dividend on capital
ization of $3,000,000, mostly
The walk-out of the American
workers to the number of 1,500
yesterday, has eriven added im
petus to the strike.
It is cold here. Men and wo
men and little children are starv
ing. The death of a baby in the
family of a striker has become a
The vast majority of the work
ers are foreigners. Many of them
are unable to, speak English.
They 'were brought here b
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