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This is clearly seen in the affidavit, given below and sworn to by Mrs.
Antonio Putrich, in whose boarding-house at Seeberville the shooting oc curred. .... Tijan and Putrich-were buried last Thursday. Twelve thousand five hundred and seventy-six striking copper minerjs walked reverently behind their hearse. An attempt was made by the militia to start trouble at the funeral. A troop of cavalry rode through the funeral procession at a gallop. The miners, however, quietly reformed their line and marched on, with no more expression of their grief and anger at the insult than a low murmur, which was quickly checked by the leaders. " No one has yet been arrested for the murder of Tijan and Putrich, although witnesses offered to point out the Waddell-Mahon gunmen who took part in the slaughter immediately after the shooting, making the offer both to Sheriff Cruse and Prosecutor Lucas. James Waddell himself, leader of the gunmen, disappeared immediate ly after the murders and is now apparently in hiding. Here is the affidavit of Mrs. Putrich, whose youngest baby, which she carried in her armB, was badly scorched by powder from one of the depu ties' guns. The affidavit shows better than any denunciation the state of lawlessness brought to Northern Michigan by the Waddell-Mahon gunmen and approved by state and county authorities and the militia, all of whom apparently are .dominated by the mine companies. State of Michigan, County of Houghton, ss. - Antonio Putrich, being first duly sworn, deposes and says that she resides in the location known as Seeberville m the Township of Adams in the County of Houghton, Michigan; that she resides there with her hus band and four children, tie oldest of whom is four years of age; that she with her husband keep a boarding house there; that on the fourteenth day of August, A. D. 1913, she was at home serving supper and at about six o'clock she was preparing supper for those who had not yet had any; she was also serving supper to her children; that about six o'clock a party con sisting of a trammer boss, whose name is unknown to her, with seven de tectives or deputy sheriffs who are employed by the Waddell-Mahon Cor poration, came to her home; that the trammer boss pointed his finger at John Kalan and one of the detectives Baid, "You come on," and Kalan said, "I guess not." They then ran into the yard after him, all with drawn re volvers, and one of the detectives grabbed him and they then clubbed Kalan over the head; the men, including Kalan and two others, rushed into the house when the shooting began; one man stood in the doorway leading outside into the kitchen and was shooting through the door into the dining room; two men were at two windows, also shooting into the house; there were nine persons in the house, as follows: Louis Tijan, who was killed; Steve Putrich, who subsequently died as a result of the injury; Stanko Stepech, wounded, now in the hpspital; John Stimacz, wounded, now in county jail; Albert Tijan, at home; Slova Kalan, son of John Kalan, and Joseph Putrich, the husband of the affiant and the keeper of the boarding house; Josefa Gubechsech, the hired girl, and also the affiant's four children, the eldest being four years of age and .the young est six months of age. The first two men named are dead as a result of the shots fired into the dining room; the baby in its mother's arms waa powder burned; Louis Tijan was shot in the small of the back; Steve Putrich washot through the breast; Stanko Stepech was shot through the Jeft wrist and also wounded in the body, but the affiant does not know