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Vol 1, No. 291 Chicago, Saturday Aug. 31, 1912 One Cent
MORE BIG BUSINESS MEN YET TO BE INDICTED
IN DYNAMITE PLANTING OUTRAGE
Boston, Aug. 31. Not all of
the men, involved in the plot to
discredit the Lawrence textile
strikers by planting dynamite
have been named yet.
There are more indictments
coming. Some of the men to be
indicted are men of Btg Business,
like Wood; others are connected
with a certain local newspaper.
This newspaper published a
Story of the "discovery" of dyna
mite in the 'homes of Lawrencei
strikers "to destroy Lawrence"
before the planted dynamite was
How did that newspaper know
of the planted dynamite before
the police found it.
That is whdt District Attorney
Pelletier wants to know, and lie
intends to find outl
The grand jury probe will be
continued next week. At least
one newspaper man and one oth'ef
prominent mill- official will be
called before-the jury and asked
to explain their knowledge of the
plainting of the dynamite.
William M. Wood, multi-mil-lionairefhead
of the Woql Trust,
will not be formallyarraigned on
the charge of conspiracy in con
nection with, the dynamite plant
ing until 'the other indicted mill
owner, whose, identity still is
withheld, is able to be present.
This other mill owner is now
suffering from injuries suffered
in an automobile-accident. He
has promised to give himself up
to the police as soon as he is able
to. get out of bed.
Wood still maintains his inno
cence, flatly ' denying all plant
knowledge of the dynamite con
spiracy. He refuses to discuss
the confession of Ernest W. Pit
man, the millionaire mill man,
who committed suicide after con
fessing that the dynamite was'
Department of "Justice at Work.
. Washington, Aug.. 31. The
department of justice has actual
ly wakened up and taken notice of
the dynamite planting conspir
acy of the New England mill
owners against the Lawrence
Federal District Attornj;
French, at Boston, is working orf
an entirely new angle, cqvering
the illegal shipment of dynamite
Dyriamite was found tied to the
trucks 'of a freight cap in Phil
adelphia. The freight car had
eoroe from Bellows Falls, Vt, to
the paper firm of Garrett Buch-
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