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BIG BUSINESS DIDNT SCARE JVlbyiEM AN OUT
. HE USED COLORADO STRIKE PICTURES
By Wm. G. Shepherd.
Trinidad, Col., Oct. 28. Jack
Nash, who owns a little moving pic
ture show here, is a regular 45
It's like this:
' All the newspapers, with one ex
ception, in the Colorado strike dis
trict, are controlled by Big Business.
They lie about the strike. They don't
tell about-the sufferings of the strik
ers. When strikers ae killed they
don't blame the trust thugs; they put
the blame on the dead men.
But moving pictures dont lie!
And the big moving picture com
panies are not yet under the control
of the big interests.
These big companies sent heir
operators to Trinidad. These men
took photographs showing real con
ditions:. The Pathe firm, especially,
in its picture titles, practically called
the mine owners cruel and. heartless
They put the gospel of the poor
into the films.
.Jack Nash is showing these pic
tures in Trinidad in Pathe's weekly
and thousands who cannot get the
truth of things in the newspapers
are learning the truth in Nash's little
moving picture show.
And then the big interests .tried to
get to Jack, because they .knew they
couldn't get to the big company itself.
The big interests, probably through
the local banks, got some of the
leading business men of the town to
go to Nash and ask him to stop show
ing? the pictures.
Out -here in the West when, a man
insults you like that you tell him
where to go! . .
That's what Jack Nash politely did
to the business men who came to
He's showing pictures of hired
thugs and of bullet-riddled tents and
of frightened strikers throwing" up
intrenchmentsto protect themselves
Jack.Nash. ' '
from Wall street's lead bullets.
All theQIes.andsilehce of thel,trust
owned ,newspapers arevuseless so
long as Jack; Nash keeps his moving
picture show gpirig.'
And that looks like, a, long time,
judging bjrlhe crowds he's getting. -
Weight for, weigbt,,according to an.
English scientist, macaroni is as valu-
aDJe a nesn-DuugmgJiooa as beet or-
mutton, 'ft ,T - t.