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against thevdrunken Tories of the
Waddell-Mahpiu and the Asher gun
men. Asher, gunmen gpt drunk one
"night in a 'bam behind their board
ing house and set fire to tfxe place.
People who lived In the neighbor
hood tried to aid. them and put the
"fire out'but were driven, away by 1 tie for fear they" may desert. As it
the gunmen. Two,of them narrowly
escaped burning to death'. The next
day the, papers came out and said
that strikers -had set flre to, the barn.
Right after a drunken gunman went
to bed.inthe boarding house and his
cigarette set fire to the entire build
ing. - '
"Citizens Tip north are -refusing to
ride on the passenger trains for fear
strikebreakers! may '.be placed on
board and a riot started. This Is
particularly trueon the trains com
ing from.Chicago. - - ' '
"There is open rebellion among
the strikebreakers, -many of whom
have been brought here without
knowing there was a strike on. They
are herded and watched over like'cat-
is.- however, many of them are de
serting, every day. Thejrareriowput
in bull-pens. They are-also kicking
because they are not being paid -what
they -were promised when tthey we're
"The miners recently offered to
keep the, peace if the" militia was
withdrawn, but Gen. Abbey and the
mine bosses wouldn't stand for this.
TKey are'now fighting: to have the (
county placed under" martial law."
BURYING DAWSON MINE EXPLOSION VICTIMS
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Funerel Procession f Dawson . Dead Tpo Many Coffins' .for 'Regular
Hearses,- so Ordjanry Prays, VYererPresied. In'tb Service.