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shiver till there comes blessed .rest and comfort in the bosom of
But they're not going to try President William Wood of 'the
wool trust for such systematic killings. Not? before court, nor
church, nor society are slaughterers tried for that, but only before
God Almighty. "No, they will try Wood for conspiracy in a special
wholesale kilUng the murder of a labor organization, the murder
of people's character--ior a conspiracy both bloody and foul, for
than planted dynamite was to be excuse for the bayonetting and
clubbing of innocent working 'people; a conspiracy viler "than any
that ever entered the heads of the McNamaras.
We kill say the organized laborers vtKe McNamaras, to teach
oppressors a lesson, and we kill those hostilcfo us, and we offer our
lives. x m ,'
We, say organized capitalists, killjtbr our own profit our own
employes and risk nothing. . ,
Verily, let us keep our eyes" on 'that JBjDston case rfor the blind
goddess, Justice, has surely got the manacles jonrprganized grfeed
this time. "
WM. D. HAYWOOD HERE
William D. Haywood, leader
of the Industrial Workers of the
World, is in Chicago., seeking sup
port for the general strike he in
tends to call Sept. 30. .
The strike is to be a. gigantic
protest against the imprisonment
of Joe Ettor and Arturo Giovan
nitti, leaders of the Lawrence,.
Mass., strike., on a false cliarge of
murder, and their.being denied a
trial " '
"I am getting the support of
many labor leaders;," said Hay
wood! "It is not only union men
.who are going out with, us either.
Non-union men feel as deeply
outraged by the treatment of Et
tor and Giovannitti as da union
"This will be the greatest strike
America has ever known. I am
confident that at least 750,000
men will walk out the first day.
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Others will come out later.
"The, strikers will be of all
trades and both exes. ' It will J
not Qnly be America's greatest -strike;
it also will be the greatest
protest against injustice ever
voiced in the history1 of the
world." t '
Haywood probably will leave
for New York tomorrow. The
r American 'Federation of Labor
.has repudiated the general strike.
"Instead of discarding old linen
qqllarSj, soak therain. water until
safteut off the stitching and tear
them into strips to be useti for
bandaging cuts and burns.
Lad Heard about poor old v
Jim, the postman he's got the
Mr. Rimple Dear me, what-J
ever for? I
Lad To carry his letters in. J
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