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'these people Had not full justifi
cation for their action, and I
maintain that the city authorities
of Lawrence have interferred
with their personal rights, the
rights of free speech, of free as
semblage a ndof free locomotion
"Wnether the cause of the peo
ple was just or not and I main
tain it is just the authorities had
no right to prevent their sending
their children to New York,, or
Philadelphia, pr Kalamazoo. This
paternal interest by the city of
Lawrence, and the State of Mas
sachusetts is a new thing."
Another personal encounter
was avoided with difficulty as
Gompers left the stand. Two la
boring men stopped him, and ac
cused him of unfairness to the
I. W. W. in his testimony. Gom
pers answered harshly. Rep.
Wilson, of Illinois, interfered, and
parted the three belligerents be
fore actual blows were struck.
The two men refused! to give their
names. " - "
were quite, peaceful
karly today James P. Thomp
son, one of the leader's of the
strike, was attacked in his room
in a local hotel. His head was
cut open by a blackjack, and one
bullet, which tore his shirt, was
fired at him. Thompson did not
recognize his assailants.
WE THINK IT BUT
Why Don't We Say it?
Lawrence, Mass., March 4.
There was no break in the ranks
of the strikers when 'the mills
opened this morning. Indeed,
fewer workers went back to the
looms today than at any time
during the strike.
The mill owners had prophes
ied much Violence today. It did
not occur. Nearly every striker
went on picket duty early in the
morning, begging those still at
.work to quit, but their methods
YOU TALK TO ME
DoriT cat onions
o oj '
Madge: I wouldn't think of
letting a man make love to me''
until he knew me thoroughly. '
Marjorie: Do you think he'd
do so then, dear?
J. E. Swearingen, state super
intendent of education for' South
Carolina, has been totally blind
since youth, yet he has led in
great agricultural revival. A.
handicap can't beat a MAN, -