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NOON EDITION " , NOON EDITION?
AMERICAN SHOPS LOOTED AT MEXICO CITY-
BODIES OF MEXICAN DEAD BEING .BURNED i
i U.S. AEROPLANES READY TO DO DUTY.
' Entry as Second-class Matter Applied For. "
THE DAY BOOK!
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VOL. 3, NO. 176
Chicago, Friday, April 24, 1914
WOMEN CRIED TO GOD TO SAVE
IES FROM BLOOD-MAD BRUTES
Dreadful Story of Massacre of Women and Children a$
Ludlow, Col.,' Told By an Eye-Witness; Gunmen .
Hailed Bullets Into Tents in Which They Knew
None But Women and Children Remained. "'
& Trinidad, Col., April 24. In the
r ashes jot the Ludlow tent cplony of
jJP the miners' union, where j18 human
fr " being lived iappily, though,, half-
'- 4 starved, lie the charred and bullet-rid-
' den bodies of more than 25 women
. and children!
j"1 T They were massacred by gunmen,
, $. wearing the'iiniforms of the Colorado
r- state militia, but in the employ of
T- John D. Rockefeller's Colorado Fuel
In and Iron Company, and using ma-
V. chine guns which were brought to
rr Coloradb by the coal operators for
Just that purpose.
Mrs. Marcelinl Pedrigon, a Mexican
woman, saw her two babies suffq?
cate in the ruins of her tent-homo
and Mrs. Frank Snyder mourns fo,r
"William, her oldest son eleven, whp
ventured out of his father's "safety
cellar" to "get a drink for his famish
ing brothers and sisters, and fell dead,
a child hero, with his head torn away
by an explosive bullet.
Mrs. Snyder told a vivid story oi
the day of deadly terror and the
night of horror that, followed when a
hundred women with twice as manj
little children faced first the bullejs oj