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and former consul-genefal to
"The state department," said
Didapp, "has listened to only .one
side in Nicaragua, the sjde of the
crooked interests, under a cor
" "Madero had the help of the
state department in his revolt be
cause he was backed by the
Standard Oil and Pierce Oil com
panies. Now we revolutionists
are denied all rights.
- "If the United States wants
peace in Mexico let it give the
revolutionists belligerent rights.
Madero would soon be thrown
TO BEG FOR PROTECTION.
Charleston, W. Va., Sept 5
A great delegation of miners
from the Paint Creek district is
coming here tomorrow to beg
Gov. Glasscock to put an end to
the iniquities of the mine guard
The miners are safe from the
brutalities of the mine guards
- just now,- because Gov: Glasscock
has put the" district where the
Gov. Glasscock will be invited
to answer that question, and he
will be urged to promise that the
day of the mine guard in West
Virginia is over forever.
Twenty mine guards, includ
ing the mayor of Bakdale, and
seyeral miners were arrested un
der the martial law edict last
night. They were charged with
disorderly conduct and thrown
into jail at the railroad station,
Pairit Creek Junction.
The rule of the soldiers works
as quickly as a city1 court. In two
day the military 'Judges have
tried IS men. The judges can fix
any penalty they please. All the
penalties of law are suspended.
The military today ordered a
Socialist paper suppressed as "in
fkmniatory." Free speech is one
of the constitutional guarantees
suspended by martial law.
I o o
A fisherman made up his mind
to -have a long day's fishing. Time
beihglimited, he wished to crowd
ismariy hoflrs into; the day as
I-possible, so he ordered the host of
greatest trouble is under martial i the inn to call him . at 4:30.
But the miners know- that as
soon as the soldiers, are i with
drawn the armed mine guards
will be put back by the, mine own
ers and the old ruje-of terror once
more be enforced.
The delegation that will arrive?
tomorrow will he 3tWU strong. It
will be led by Mother Jones, Ban
ners will be carried, reading:
"Martial law is all rightbut
jvliaft after maritaMaw?"
Promptly at 4:30 he was aroused
from a deep sleep, by his host
"Well," he" said, sleepily,
"what's the matte??",
"It's half past four," came the
"All right, I'll be down in a
minute," he said, as hepUlled the
bed clothes up for another nap.
There was silence for a few min
utes, when he was awakened by a
terrible clatter at the door.
rvVBats the-' matter?" he.