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EXPECT TO HAVE LABOR
J. E. McClory, acting presi
dent, and Leo M. Rappaport, gen
eral counsel of the iron workers'
union, and other labor officials
met here today to plan the raising
of bonds for the union officials
now in Fort Leavenworth pen.
McClory figures that bonds for
all of the imprisoned men can be
raised within two weeks. Enough
already has been raised here to
secure the release of President
Frank M. Ryan, Wm. S. Shupe
and Richard H. Houlihan, the
The present plan of the union
leaders is to call on each local to
provide bond for its own men.
LEADERS OUT IN 2 VEEKS
$30,000 would be signed by men
holding twice that amount of
San Francisco, Jan. 4. Bonds
for the release of Tveitmoe and
Clancy from the federal prison at
Fort Leavenworth will be quickly
raised here. P. H. McCarthy,
former mayor and president of
the Building Trades Council, is in
charge of the work. $85,000 is al
Omaha, Jan. 4. Members of
the iron workers here say bonds
for the release of Frank K. Pain
ter from Leavenworth prison will
be raised in a few days.
St. Louis, Jan. 4. The Build
ing Trades Council of this city
will furnish bonds for the release
of Paul J. Morrin and John H.
Barry, the two St. Louis men now
in Leavenworth penitentiary.
Resolutions adopted by the coun
cil today guaranteed that Barry's
bond of ,$40,000 and Morrin's.of.
Milwaukee, Jan. 4. There will
ue no uimcuuy in raising nere ine a
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for W. W. Reddin, the Milwau
kee iron worker now in Fort
Fort Leavenworth, Jan. 4.
Under orders from Attorney Gen
eral Wickersham all visitors were
excluded from the federal peni
tentiary here today.
Warden McLaughrey said that
the reason for this was that sev
eral letters threatening the offi
cials of the prison and the United
States marshals who brought the
labor leaders here had been re
ceived. The letters have said to have
been anonymous, and to have
been written in red ink. All let
ters addressed to the union pris
oners are being held'up.
That Olaf Tvietmoe of San
Francisco had served eighteen
months in the Minnesota pen was
entered in the prison records to
day. All of the imprisoned labor
leaders have been told of the or-
der of the U. S. court of aooeak
that they be released on bond.
Only one comment was made.
That was to Herbert Hockin, the
"It won't do you any good,"
said one of the prisoners to
The deputy wardens refuse to