The Western Federation in Colorado 1893-1905

The Western Federation in Colorado 1893-1905

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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. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...with attempt to murder and turned him ovor to the civil authorities. "hon he was tried thcro being no witness against him, he was roleasod. D12i'OR'l' I T ION BY M_Il-ITIHY AUTHOR I'l'.l.1:27'. x To rid the district of strikers, n gonsrsl vsgrnncy order was issuad by the Military Authorities. Union men were orrostad, .oonfined in tho Bull Pen for s tow days, than either put on the train or conducted to the county lino. The proclum'tion of vsgrnncy was mot by s counter-proclamation on tho port or the Union, advising its members to hold their union cords and if deported, to rotun to the district as soon as possible. All union families.whose supporting member was deported, would be taken oars of by the Federation. The militia imodintoly tors down this notice. January Bth, Judge Seeds issued an injunction forbidding the military authorities from departing or sending out or the district any members or the western Federation. Tho following day Col. Vordockborg modified his gpdgr and conferred with the union officials and prom issd that as long as they remained penceoblo that they. January 86, 1904, a cage containing sixteen m0n was drawn into the sheave wheel at the top of the short and then violently dropped to the bottom or the shaft killing all the occupants instontly, . The Western Federa tion attributed this accident to the failure of the mine with the machinery. The Independence being a non-union mine, this was impossible.. January 26th Governor Peabody issued a proclamation announcing that martial 1aw.ehould be discontinued because, in his judgment, peace and quiet nos reignedFin Cripple creek.' By February 4th, the nuber of soldiers had been reduced to titty. These troops were detained in the district until April llth. more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
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  • United States
  • English
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  • 9781236894984