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JUDGE STEWART UPHOLDS RIGHT TO PICKET
CHICAGO LABOR BODY CALLS ON PRES.
WILSON TO SEIZE COLORADO MINES g
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, EL, Under tie Act of March 3, 1879. - Z
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, s$9E!S& Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. p By Mail, Except 1n
500 South Peoria St 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 184
Chicago, Monday, May 4, 1914
"THE WORKMAN HAS STOOD ALL
HE CAN BEAR -MOTHER JONES
Tells How Injustice and Massacres Have Maddened Him
Says Whole Country Is On Verge of Revola- ,
tion An Important Interview, '
BY CHARLES H. NEWELL
Denver, Col., May 4. "The working people of America have stood all
they can bear."
It -was Mother Jones speaking with a conviction that startled me.
"What does all this strife and turmoil growing out of the coal strikst
and the Ludlow massacre mean?" I had asked this 82-year old, white-haired,
ruddy faced forceful woman who lay in Gov. Amnions' military bullpens in
Southern Colorado three months in a vain effort to stir the voting women
of the state to protest
"And it means that the workers would rather die fighting to protect
their women and children than to die in death-trap mines producing more
wealth for the Rockefellers to use in crushing their children," she added.
"It means that the whole nation is on the verge of a revolution. Got
that? That's exactly what it means.