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prisoner, the profanity and viola
tion of city ordinance charges
against Labelle were dismissed,
and the assault charge held open
for further investigation.
There was a clash between cav-
y airy and police and strikers on
Essex street early this morning.
Two hundred and fifty women
and a score of men pickets were
walking quietly toward Jockson
street, when Troop B, of the state
cavalry, composed almost entire
ly of Harvard men, charged them
Men and women strikers fled
toward the common. The po
lice and militia did not chase
them far, although one woman
was knocked down, and badly
bruised by a policeman who used
a blackjack on her.
Between 50 and 150 children
will be included in the delegation
or strikers that will go to Wash
ington to lay their troubles before
the rules cojnmittee of the House
When asked if any atempt
. would be made to stop the chil
dren leaving town, Chief of Pp
lice Sullivan refused to reply.
"I have nothing to say about
this strike excepting to my su
periors," he said. .
Presumably, by 'Superiors"
Sullivan meant the mill owners.
It is understood here that there
has been a clash between Govern
or Foss and Colonel Sweetser, in
charge of the militia.
Foss ordered Sweetser to with
draw his men immediately, giv
ing him until Monday to get all
of them out o ftown. Sweetser
replied that there would be seri
ous rioting if he 'withdrew his
men. It is said the governor will
insist on his orders being obeyed.
Attorney General Wickersham
today said it was "a stupid, blun
der of the Lawrence authorities,
overstepping their authority."
The.U. S. district attorney in
Massachusetts has been ordered
to make a detailed report of the
occurrences in Lawrence.
The federal bureau of labor to
day ordered and expert investiga
tors to proceed at once to Lawr
ence to report on the situation of
the strikers there.
In the senate bitter opposition
developed to Senator Poindex
ter's resolution asking for an in
vestigation. Senator Culberson
presented an amendment which
eliminated the calling of state of
ficials in the investigation.
A LITTLE DAUGHTER OF A'
Shanghai, Feb. 28. Chang
Hsun, he who was general in
command of the Imperial Army
of China of the South when the
Manchus ruled, is mourning in
sackcloth and ashes.
For little Siaso Mas Tze, light
of the general's life, whom he
prized above all his other wives,
is not to be found, and there is a
report that Siaso, the lily of Nan
kin, came to her dropping ofi
place by means of a raffle.
Chang Hsun himself left Nan
kin usddenly and between days.
The Republican army, swelled by
victory, was advancing on the
city. Chang Hsun's own "soldiers