A Report on Labor Disturbances in the State of Colorado from 1880 to 1904, Inclusive; With Correspondence Relating Thereto

A Report on Labor Disturbances in the State of Colorado from 1880 to 1904, Inclusive; With Correspondence Relating Thereto

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...Chase arose and, saluting the court, said: "'3.cting under the orders of the commander-in-chief. I must at this time decline to obey the order of the court." The court adjourned. and the prisoners were taken back to the " bull pen," but later in the day General Chase, acting on instructions telegraphed by Governor Peabody, released the four prisoners. On September 25 habeas corpus proceedings were begun in the district court for the release of C. G. Kennison and three other persons who had been arrested and confined by the militia. On that day Joe Lynch, city marshal of Independence. was arrested, and on the next day Villiam Dodsworth. president-elect of the Victor Miners' Union was arrested, both being taken to the " bull pen." The cause of their arrest was not stated. September 28, Robert Murphy, vice-president of the Victor Miners' Union, and Peter McCloud, a member of the same union, were arrested. The militia continued to make arrests, but released each of the prisoners after a short confinement. On the night of September 29.the militia arrested the working force of the Victor Record. The Record was a morning paper and was the local organ of the Western Federation of Miners. It had published the oflicial statements of the Federation and had criticised actions of the militia. The specific charge on which the arrests were made was the statement in the paper that one of the members of one of the military companies was an ex-convict. A detail of 25 infantrymen and:20 cavalrymen marched to the printing ofice and arrested the editor, George E. Kyner, and 4 employees--all that were in the ofiice at the time-and took them to the "' bull pen." The business manager and the...show more

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  • Paperback | 154 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236923308
  • 9781236923301