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of men, 'women and 'children in the
Ludlow tent colony April 21. The
resolutions also call on President
Wilson to seize the Colorado mines
and run them till Congress-enacts a
law for the federal ownership ofiat
This is the most radical govern
mental action the Chicago central
body has ever called for. The reso
lution was unanimously adopted and
there was not a murmur of dissent
from any delegate on the question of
the federal government confiscating,
the coal mines of Colorado.
The Tribune and Examiner were
named by Walker as "hostile sheets"
which are playing the mine owners'
end. According to Walker, there is
no limit to what Chicago newspapers
will do to get what they want "f or the
interests they serve.
"The Tribune is robbing children
of its city of educational funds to
which they are entitled. It is not
strange the Tribune protests when
robbers in Colorado are challenged
by organized workmen.
"If the men who own and publish
the Tribune had seen their own chil
dren among the bodies of the 25 men,
women and children -in- the camp"
there at Ludlow with the red blood
running from the holes of the bullet
wounds, I doubt whether they would
have stopped where the miners did.
"It's fearful when ybu stop to
think what we're facing. You can
go tomorrow here in Chicago and see
hired servants of this city carrying
guns and clubs, keeping girls from
making a protest for the right to live
decently. Go down on the South
Side at the Goodman plant and you
will see men whose salaries you are
paying on duty there, and If men on
strike speak to scabs who are com
ing to take their jobs they get the
"If the gentlemen on the other side
persist in these tactics, if they" gen
erate the bitterness and go farther
i-n their methods to keep the workers
down, one of these days the same J
1 thing that's happened in Colorado
will happen here, and the 400,000
trades unionists of Chicago will rise
up as one man and aU the hired gun
men and thugs will not be able to
prevail. , x
"They won't know where they are.
The thing will" be over before it's
"I don't want to see that day come.
The "labor movement is doing all it
can to prevent that state of affairs."
Benjamin Lankford, negro, 3126
Wabash av., flashed gun in poolroom.
Protest against a "military mass"
"on Memorial Day sent to Secretary
of Navy by Open Forum.
Ping Bodie, 4, found wandering on
22d st. Police seeking parents.
Charles K. Fass, 839 N. Trumball
av., suicided. Gas.
Mary Palipobasky, Ross Hotel, 705.
Root St., asphyxiated.
Two women and four men taken in
rai don 8621 Brandon av.
-Anthony Michand, 71, 1503 E. 72d
sty, found dead m roonu Heart dis
ease. George Drobick, 2225 W. 18th pi.,
shot hi foot by Louis Mairzek, 2033
W. 18th st.
Joseph Zakszuvski, 8748 Houston
av., walked into S. Chicago station.
Asked for aid to bury three-day baby.
Police took collection for casket
Clean-up week begins today. Re
move your rubbish to prevent fires.
Chicago school census begun- 500
tabulators to list citizens.
Fred Beisswanger, former justice
of peace, Niles Center, HI., arrested
on charge of operating confidence
game. Unable to give bonds.
Pull-blooded cows for sale, giving
milk, three -tons of hay,, a lot of
chickens and several stoves. To
peka (Kan. Journal.