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MEET TO PLAN ON STRIKE
Lawrence, Mass., Feb. 3. Jas.
R. Remzi, treasurer of the Central
Labor Union, and treasurer also
of the v fund for aiding destitute
strikers, called a meeting of the
representatives of all the striking
textile operatives for this after
noon. Plans looking toward-a settle
ment of the strike will be dis
cussed. No plan which precludes
recognition of the unions by the
mill owners, will be entertained.
Judge Mahoney this afternoon
dismissed the charges of storing
dynamite made against the seven
Syrians arrested two weeks ago,.
John Breen, the undertaker,
whom the police say "tipped them
off" to where' the dynamite could
be found, was given a hearing today.
HARVARD BREEDER OF
"Much of the fight for democ
racy must rest on the shoulders
o.f the universities." Roseberry.
A few days ago, Harvard's
crack troop of student cavalry
was sent to Lawrence, Mass., to
help "suppress strike riots."
Cambridge, Mass., Feb. 3.
Morrison I. Swift, graduate of
Harvard, has written a letter bit
terly arraigning President Lowell
and the Board of Overseers of the
university for giving leave of ab
sence to the nineteen Harvard
students now on "strike duty7 as
militia at Lawrence.
Swift says the action of the
university has "intensified "class
hatred," and demands to know
what motive led the authorities
to permit such action.
"Dou you, President Lowell, or x
does any member of the Harvard
faculty, own stock in any of the
mills which the students are as- ,
sisting to protect from the neces
sity of paying living wages ?
- "Are Harvard funds invested
in any of these mills? If so,
would it not be well to ascertain
whether a man or institution can
receive money by degrading peo
ple who earn it, and still be mor
"Is it not desirable for Harvard
to consider whether it will pro
mote social harmony and tthe
higher purposes of education to
permit .students to serve in the
militia when one of the leading
functions of the militia is to shoot
workingmen who make trouble
because , they are not given
enough pay to provide bread for
"Am I required to exchange
wedding .gifts in the deoartment
from which they were purchased?"
"Not at all," said the floor-- -.(
"Thank you. I would like to
exchange a rose jar for a frying
pan." Washington Herald.
A barber up in an airship would
probably be a sky-scrapet,