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smothered to death in Ludlow. Could '
he not be convicted on the same
"The courts of Colorado are rot
ten. It has been our eperience that
they are for sale and that we haven't
the price to buy them. Judge HiH
itts is as rotten as Governor Amnions
and he is as rotten as any man who
walks the earth. It is the opinion of
the miners I represent that Gov. Am
nions will perform his first decent act
when he dies.
"A few days ago I read of the at
tempt on the life of J. P. Morgan. I
was not surprised and I do not think
that you were very much surprised.
Violence breeds violence, and if the
present industrial conditions continue
I predict a lot of these'captains of in
dustry will bite the dust"
"There never was a mine strike,"
continued Lord, "that did not within
a week become a strike for constitu
tional rights." The state has always
turned against the men, denying
them their rights as citizens. The
courts are always prejudiced toward
the operators, for we have not the'
money to pay their price."
Mother Jones gripped the hearts of
the audience. There were dimmed
eyes when she told the story of Lud
low, of how eleven babes with their
mothers were roasted alive in a pit
into which they have been driven by
"You men are cowards to permit
to exist a condition by which such
atrocities can be committ.ed. You are
moral cowards, all of you.
"Awaken! Fight! Not among your
selves, as you now do, but against
the common enemy, who is pressing
you to earth and offering you as a
sacrifice to the god, Gold.
"You have the power. Set out to
right conditions and you can. But
there must be solidarity of action and
unity of purpose. Do not grovel at
the feet of Gold, but arise like men
to crush the men and systems whose
deeds cause crimes like those of Lud
low and Calumet,"
BRITISH SHIPS DRIVEN BACK
BY TURKISH FORTS
Constantinople, via Berlin Wire
less. British battleship of Lord Nel
son type heavily shelled by Turkish
forts near Gaba Tepe and forced to
withdraw. Several Turkish projec
tiles exploded over warship's deck
and are believed to have done con
Reports that there has been any
violent fighting on Gallipoli peninsula
since the last attempt by the Anglo
French near Krithia was beaten back
with heavy losses discredited. Ex
cepting sporadic attacks on Turkish
right and intermittent bombardment
by allied warships there has been on
activity at Dardanelles.
London. Lord Kitchener and Pre
mier Asquith witnessed repulse of a
German counter-attack against Brit
ish lines north of Ypres on July 7.
From Ypres they were driven
northward to Belgian front and con
ferred with King Albert. In two days
along battle front Lord Kitchener in
spected practically whole British ex
peditionary force and some French
Bullets and stones fired at home of
Peter Smith, 1017 W. 14th pL Daugh
ter cut by flying glass. Smith knows
no reason for attack.
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RLEN FLANKUN SAY DON'T
BURMEE DOWN HOUSE To
COOK EGG. CHINA BOY
SAY MAVBE SO. BJT