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Organizafoe* Is Power
THE LU BERJACK
"AN INJURY TO ON IS AN INJURY TO ALL"
V')LI \11 I. * 1(lII'I IS RII(;IT ' AI ,EXANI)RIA, ILO(7ISIAlA,THII RSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1913. * TRUTH CONQUERS * No. 8
Hell at Merryville, Smallpox at Elizabeth and Lockout at Ludington, Workers Stay Away!
General Strike
WORKINGMEN AND WORKING
FARMERS, INTO ACTION!
BEGIN AT ONCE TO PREACH THE
JEHAD OF LABOR, THE GENERAL
STRIKE, AGAINST THE SANTA FE
AND HARRIMAN SYSTEMS AND
THEIR ALLIED PLUNDERBUNDS!
INTO ACTION! C)
IF " 300 UNION MEN" COULD
HOLD DOWN IHE SANTA FE AT
MERRYVILLE FOR NEARLY FOUR
LONG WINTER MONTHS, THE
UNITED WORKING CLASS OF THE
SOUTH AND WEST CAN WHIP THE
INSANE CREW, AND DO IT IN LESS
THAN ONE WEEK! DON'T SUBMIT
TO THE NEW SLAVERY WITHOUT
A STRUGGLE!
INTO ACTION!
CL.OSE UP YOUR RANKS! STAND
AL. TOGETHER! FOLD YOUR
MIGHTY ARMS AND LET'S SEE
THEM I{UN TH!E RAILROADS.
WHARVES. MINES, SAWMILLS AND
FACTORIES!
ARISE!
ON WITH THE JEHAD OF LABOR!
ON WITH THE PROPAGANDA OF
THE GENERAL STRIKE!!
THUS SAITH THE UNION OF
UNIONS, THE FREEMASONRY OF
LABOR!
VIVID ACCOUNT OF THE MERRY
VILLE HIGHBINDERS OF
"'LAW AND ORDER."
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Notice!
Send all funds, clothing and provis
ions for Merryville strikers to: Mrs. F.
Stevenson, Box 106, Merryville, La. Be
sure to register all letters containing
funds. Rush help! The strike will be
won!
I. W. W. 1TRIKE COMMITTEE.
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Notice!
Merryville, Feb. 24th.
"lfood ('itizent." say all Union men
e.an go back to work who will sign up
aiil throw away books.
late this afternoon Dr. Knight told
lMr. Walston IIN would advise her to
write her husband to not come back
here, even to move; that when they
were ready to move, he, I)r. Knight,
wouild send some one down to assist
her. They own their own home, too.
''he Company's men are simply pet
ting the' I'nion Negroes trying to get
thI,,e to sin "Good C'itizens' eaue'."
'ITh'\ t ic'r to have fPorgo.tten that. the
""',4,n" \w'l :larrested onlly a a oup'le of
i, s :In' O for '"et4'lin., with whites.
S. S. 11.
NOTICE !
THE STRIKE IS NEARLY WON.
SIGN UP NOTHING. STAY IN YOUR
HOMES, AND IF YOU ARE FORCED
OUT BY ARMED THUGS, WIRE
PARTICULARS AND LEADERS'
NAMES TO "THE LUMBERJACK.
I. W. W. STRIKE COMMITTEE.
stand together. Brothers, do your duty.
F.Ibruary. 21st.
Ev4eryt hinr: quiet here now. Dr.
l'i, iaht. and IR,l,,erts went to everyone
vxsterdl?.Iy anl doff,,ered assistance. (We
ciunnt inoi assistan,,e' from highhinders).
"'Iaptain" .IJohnston (Santa Fe seab
hierder ) went t1º the colored quarters
yesterdavy (Wednesday) and promised
" ,rote.t ion"' to themn;; had a paper
Irawn p ll, ert.ifying they would be
Ihe "'pea'eful"l. Johnson then tried to
,et themn to join the "Good Citizens'
l,,aL'ue,'. bhllt they refused. (All honor to
oullr N':H,.(OR F'EIIJOW WORKERS).
'I'IIhEv n4 st have forgotten that is is "uin
Iawful" to, n4'eet,. white and colored, in
ith,, same hall. ('irc,'unst.nne'es surely do
altar ast's mnat,erially. fMr it is "social
,141uality" for white and colored MEN
to mnee'4t in the same Irnion hall, )buIt it
is 44 sign of "patriltism" when white
trash wnld nic,,;ger s'ahIs miee't together in
NOW let Its Ihear sonl4' nmlore' from
this,' foi lu Ilherjacks who "won't
join the It rt h,,thrhoo, d he,..alnuse it, takes
iln I 1(;I()E.'' " 'What are yvo going
to ,Io'" .Ji th, "ill,.,gu " of the
'hlite trashil a4id nigfgers? )on4't he a
I'El'N h, i, . MAN. I UNION MA.\N, an
I \V W
Feb. 22nd.
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thI.?' sxtf,, ollt after i p4. n.. thI'? uIr' es
,.,,rtl II t( tti'ir 1,, .te's "lnd ,,rd,'erd to
ctav the.re'. NigL'r se':ths L', ilnt, the
4,4,,ifflic,. a4r l pu.sh th,' wom04, . arullnd.
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:r,, s4, jct. ied t( tihere now, but wI' will
0ii i 54 s1it1 ,,f a3ll. Sonite lioney is
,a',4lill4_ in 4il(w, 1bltl siince the soup
ki1tchi4,ll wa4:S d,4stroewld, a:s many axn eight
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