Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1924 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
(&vr '"Xf-n y t VVW ?
groans of the dying. I heard my
little girl's voice above the others
crying piteously for her mother.
I cried out to her. I pounded my
head against the rail and tore the
flesh from my fingers on the
rough ground. I .
"Jack I've called you three
times. You'll be late at the of
fice." I jumped out of bed.
I held my wife long in my arms
that morning before I departed
from home, and I walked over ta
the cradle to awaken my little,
baby girl so that I might kiss hen
and hear her make a vain attempt
to say "papa."
MILL OWNERS AND OFFICIALS OF LAWRENCE SCARED'
BY PUBLICITY GIVEN THEIR TYRANNY
Every Prospect of Settlement of Strike; Wood, the "Whole Cheese
in the Wool Trust, Ready to Quit.
Lawrence, Mass., Feb. 29.
Publicity has done what. all the
dictates, of common humanity
There is every
Wood, Head of the Wool Trust,
Who Is Ready to Quit.
is every prospect of a settlement
of the textile strike.
Yesterday, Mayor Scan Ion,
who has worked most earnestly
for the mill ovyners throughout
the strike, visited President
Wood of the American Woolen
company, at Boston. He recom
mended to Wood that the mill
owners grant an, advance to all
employes earning less than 8 a
Today it was semi-officially an
nounced that President Wood
ha dnotified his associates, at a
meeting at the Arkwright club in
Boston, that the strike here must
And Wood is the whole cheese
in the wool trust.
The truth of the matter is that
mill owners, and the city authori
ties, and the militia, are thor
They went on for a time doing
just as they pleased in Lawrence,
and clubbing and mauling women
and beating little children whose
parents attempted to send them
where good food and homes
awaited them, and felt perfectly
pleased about it, because they
thought they had all the press as
sociations and all the newspapers
I jtoOMj-r- - v.