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VOL.3, NO. 210
Chicaog, Thursday, June 4, 1914
WHAT SHALL BE DONE IF A COLORADO
REVOLT REACHES OTHER STATES?
Who and What Began It? What Is the Attitude That
Would Rather See a Man Killed on the Job Than
a Mule Novelist Tells Facts. "'
BY UPTON SINCLAIR.
(Copyright, 1914, by the Newspaper
There has been civil war in Colo
rado. Thousands of miners, armed
and intrenched, have stood off the
state militia, defeating them in
I am, considering the situation, to
-try to throw some light upon the
meaning of it, and more especially
upon the question: ' "What is to be
thteoutcome of it?"
Here is the question I want to put
to you: Suppose this revolt had not
been of Colorado alone, but had in
cluded the miners of a dozen states
or of the entire nation. What then?
"Impossible!" you say. But why?
Have not the tilings that caused this
revolt been done in other states of
In Colorado they had an armored
car with a machine gun that traveled
up the canons and rained death upon
the tent colonies of the strikers. They
call it the "Death Special," and in
West Virginia the name was the
"Bull Moose Special," but the differ-
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