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WHAT AILS WOOD, INDICTED WOOL TRUST HEAD? ,
Boston, 'Sept; 7. William rM.
Wood is a strange character.
Head of. the iniquitous wool
trust, he has long been an expon
ent of labor-oppressing capital
ism. Hejfas recently been in
dicted for alleged conspiracy to
"place" dynamite in Lawrence
during ther textile 'strikef in order
to injure the? cduse of his1 own
And yetlVilliam M. Wood
him'self sprang from 'the same
class that Tie 'has so bitterly op
LittLesmore than twenty years
William; W. Wood leaving Bos
ton court house, after indictment.
Below, fisherman's hut fii Edgar-
town, where Wood was born.
a wool factory in New Bedford,
Mass. He'was only fifteen years
old, and. to make a bare living he
had to work over a loom some
thing like fifteen hours a day.
Today -Wdliam.Wood is dolng
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