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the city qfficials are anxious that
it beforgotten. Today's resolu
tion may start a bitter discussion.
The presentation ' ofr .reports,
and the lihingupof forces by the
candidaiejy for. the presidential
nomination Debs andiHaywobd
and Harnman andSeidel were
the other features of the'day. '
ANOTHER "FREE SPEECH
Wakefield, Mass,; May 13. A
"free speech war,"vsuch as the one
which, already has caused several
murders in San Diego, Cal., is
Without warrants and with
out any complaint, having been
made, the police yesterday after
noon raided the private residence
of Angelo Salvarti, prevented the
holding of a meeting of Indus
trial Workers of the World, and
ordered two leaders of that or
ganization to leave town. ,
The meeting was to have been
in protest against the holding of
Joseph J. Ettor and Alturo Giovr
anniti in jail. Ettor and Giov
anniti are the leaders who organ
ized the strike' of, textile, workers
at Lawrence, Mass. They were
thrown in jail, without bail; as ac
cessories to the murder of Annie
Lopizzo, a woman striker, killed
in a clash between workers and
Salvarti' had rented the G. A.
R. hall for the meeting yesterday.
The G. A. R. veterans protested,
and the workers were denied the
use of the hall. "
Three hundred strong, 'they
marched io-Sal vartt's-home Thej.
had oeeii there less than ten min
utes when a squad'of police raid
ed the pla " '
The police sjeiz.ed William E.
Trauttmanland Mrs. Elizabeth
Gurlej Flinn, 'national organizers
of the,I. ,W. W, and .took them to
the depot. There they gave them
five minutes4o get'out of town.
Trauttman and Mrs. Flinn
went' to Lawrence. They have re
tained attorneys there,, and wil
fighfthe action of thepol?ce.
Police headquarters today ad
mitted that no one had complain
ed of the meeting in -Salvarti's
WORKS BOTH WAYS.
"Say, teacher, don't you know
whipping makes boys stupid?"
"Yes, and it also makes them
smart." - '
"Detective steps intosaloon
just in time to make an arrest,"
says a headline. It's nice to be a
detective and pick your own
places-for arresting folks. ..
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