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camp at Ludlow, waiting to be fed at
the expense of the- state of Colorado,
when Chase called the Rev. Randolph
Cook, Christian minister.' and the
Rev. J. O. Ferris-, Episcopal rector,
"damned liars"! -v J
The two ministers, with reporter
Mrs. Angelina Petragon, who lay
vith her two little, girls in her tent
jellar while gunmen soldiers were
Shooting up Ludlow. Photographed
tt the funeral of her babies.
ind doctors, had gone to Ludlow on
Jn errand of mercy. They wanted
b search the ruined tent colony for
lore bodies. Women and children of
he strikers are still missing, and it
was thought that the gunmen might 4
have buried.bodies near the colonyl j
The ministers of the gospel Were I
barred on orders from Chase. One
of the reporters and two "doctors
made a fruitless search. a
In the meantime. Chase had insult- -
ed the two ministers, because, he
said, they had come to Ludlow under .
a Red Cross flag when technically
"they had no right to use one. t
Chase's own militiamen admit that i
the general is absolutely insane On
the subject of militiarism and that
he will not hesitate -to order a repeti
tion of the Ludlow massacre if his .
own peculiar idea of "law enforce
ment" calls for one.
Strikers in Trididad, have started
to build a new tent colony a mile
from Trinidad near San Rafael HoV
pitaL on ground where formerly the
militia camp was located. Groups of
strikers, fujly armed, walk through
Wltf.w . AAAMAV.MV. yw J MUlil. .
Chase's militiamen have absolutely J
looted the burned Ludlow colony -T j
saw two of them carrying off an irons j
bed, "unhurt by the fire, to their own -$.
quarters.,, . - 4 j
Militiamen vkicked open unburned'ii
trunks and the contents were Tscat-
tered. ' - ' .-
Colorado's citizen soldiers -vwent--1
throueh ihe ruins; -
"Where was'the1 cash register-in J
the little store that burned?" one-of J,
them sked me. f
SHCfoTING 'BETWEEtf. 'GUARDS
r AND .STRIKERS STILL QN"
Denver, Apri) 28. JSafly today- fir-'
Ing between mine 'guards nnd strik.- ,
-ers at the Hecla mine of the Bocky .
.Moun'tain. Ftfel Co-v continued, ac- "
cordmg to telephonic a'dvices from '
Boulder Mine guards' reported Jtb
have turned machine guns- on7Heclacl
Heights and town of Louisville and
to" have swept streets of that town. '
Vulcan mine of -same company at
Lafayette also attacked during night.
Walter Belk, Baldwin-Pelts detec-,
tive, was one of leaders of min"