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IF YOU WANT THE TRUTH WITHOUT FEAR OR
FAVOR, READ THE DAY BOOK EVERY DAY
THE DAY BOOK
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL.2,NQ.118 Chicago, Saturday,, Feb. 15, 1913 ONE CENT
WILL THE DYNAMITE CONSPIRACY TRIAL OF
MILLIONAIRE WOOD BE REAL OR A FARCE?
Mary Boyle O'Reilly Goes to Boston for The Day Book
to Find Out District Attorney Tells Her ls
None of the Newspapers' Dammed Business.
Editor's Note. This import
ant article by Mary Boyle O'Reil
ly on the coming trial of million
aire William M. Wood, et al., for
conspiracy in- planting dynamite
in Lawrence, Mass., last winter
to discredit the striking textile
workers, is the result of a careful
investigation by her to discover
what sort of a trial these indicted
capitalists will have whether it
will be a REAL trial, such as
the union dynamiters at Indian
apolis had, or whether it will be
something that will " resemble
only an opera bouffe.
The first chapter of her con
clusions is here set down for
By Mary Boyle O'Reilly.
Boston, Feb. 15. More than a
year ago, in the awful testing
time of the terrible strike of
Lawrence textile workers, ene
mies of labor as they were uni
versally conceded to be cun
ningly placed dynamite in a plot
to injure the cause of the insur
gent wool trust "slaves."
Almost six months ago now
two millionaire mill owners were
indicted on a charge of such a
conspiracy by a Massachusetts
Their belated trial will open
about March 15.
I have come here to Boston to
try to find out what kind of a
trial this will be.
Will it be a trial such as was
meted out to the iron workers at
Indianapolis a rigid trial such
as accused labor was then sub
Will it be just a farcical affair,
designed to let another class of
accused dynamiters out the "easy
There is, above all others, one