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conduct of his ment yesterday, is--sued
a statement' to'day charging
the strike committee with plan
ning dynamite outrages. Proctor
also said the strikers were im
porting gunmen and hiding them
in the soup'kitchens.
This caused the strike commit
tee hastidly to institute a very
thorough search of the kitchens
for dynamite or other explosives.
The last time Captain Proctor
voiced his suspicions of dyna
mite being hidden in a certain
place, dynamite was found there,'
ana aouDtiess some ot tne work
ers would be serving penitentiary
sentences for the same now, had
not the detective whd "planted"
it there confessed.
In addition, the strike commit
tee announced today that here
after all meetings of the commit
tee and of the strikers would be
held in public, so there could be
no ground for the charge that the
leaders of the strike countenance
Thursday a delegation of 1 100
men, women and children will go
to Washington to appear before
a congressional committee. Strike
leaders today telegraphed Con
gressman Berger asking that
measures be taken to protect this
"So bloodthirsty are the Law
rence police," ran the telegram,
"that the strikers are now afraid
to assemble at the railroad sta
tion to board a train."
Most of" the delegation are
aliens. They will carry letters to
the foreign ambassadors at
Washington. The children will
be taken to sho wthe poverty of
One way of checkmating the
police and mill owners in sending
the children out of town was tried
today, and was successful. Three
children, with their parents,
boarded the 7:11 train for Bos
ton. Sullivan, at the head of a squad
of police, boarded th etrain, and
ordered parents and children off.
The patents defied Sullivan.
"We are going with children to
Boston,", they said. "You can
not stop us."
Sullivan and his police got off
GOVERNOR JUST WAKING
TO SOME ACTION
Boston, Mass., Feb. 27. Gov.
Foss, who has been asleep or
nursing his anemic presidential
boom for several days, today or
dered attorney general to investi
gate the forcible prevention of
sending women and children from
Lawrence by the police and mili
tia, and the action of the police in
The action of the governor was
not taken until after the intro
duction of resolutions in congress
condemning as outrages the ac
tion of the police and soldiers. It
was intimated that the governor
was doing nothing to help the sit
uation, and his eleventh-hour ac
tion appears to be an attempt to
save his face.
I Columbia doesn't stop in
sulting our Philan Knox, she'll
get her wrist slapped real hard.
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