Woolem Mill Bombarded With Rocks

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Woolem Mill Bombarded With Rocks - i paA 7 WOOLEN MILL IS BOMBARDED WITH ROCKS. SP...
i paA 7 WOOLEN MILL IS BOMBARDED WITH ROCKS. SP l l e The strike oi (c.vlile worlicrs at on ;: serious aspect Fri- e d in w c n t y - cried. . ' uvunmn-s OL when a not was narrowly C]lt . '.. . . , ,. , .,, 'ii'-c ami An a l a c k was nude on Iho w ,, i|o ^,;:'r: ( ::;i:r,±'" h ! M : conn of Tie a f u l l y i l n r i i l r y . R. of i h f u l litis- he war, w be of Mid Gco. U«v. Penick c i n l - in Greenwood the ro- l i m n a f t e r 7 t e r leav- Mik-^ Ki-oneleld. t h e two h c r and son. hecamr- in-it Wciininir.-, and r lh" was found presence while a crowd of about 1-ilHIO persons .:rm£ri'c:sat«d, nrotind the plant. The rt'oivd was composed of striking textile textile worfccis, machinists, molders and strike sympathizers. Tlic win;; of (he woolen mill eon- lainiiiS Ihc office iodny has scarcely .1 window w i t h a whole pane of The windows' were actually riddled, leavinir n msiss oC debris 0:1 the inside. . S h e r i f f l-ank K. Pepper and deputies today issued a s t a t e m Sardinir the (rouble. "It was slated t h a t about Sr.'jO lasl n t h t a riot came i n t o ( h e sheriff's t h e person jiving the call saying officers were needed al once. 1'cp- pcr'.s three deputies happened f o in consultation w i t h him al t h and the three i m m e d i a t e l y lo the scone of (he Irou'tde. Hearing t h a t a man had nearly been killed. Di\ if. F. Vcrckor, who «-IIK met. was also taken w i t h sheriff and his deputies. Upon arrival nt (he plant. Sheriff Pepper made an inveslRation of t li-o.nhlc. It developed that seventeen airls had been boused in iho plant. 1 and thai they desired f h c i r bill they had no way of communioal in*,' (heir desire lo those outside, not knowing Ihe senlimcnt of the crowd is ed ; n i L » m.i i i n M ' i n i l L l r i L 1 I L C l I 1 W ( which had r-oiii;i-ei.itrd a! the plant.I I ""''''" One of I h e irirls manured*|o leave plant and lohl (hat (lie Rirls desired to he t a k e n from (he plant, Pepper determined w h a t was and i m m e d i a t e l y addressed and lold ( h a t atrangeinents would ade (o ;i:l (li(vi;irls -Mil. Delay ill securing the police palm! palm! was a cause of unrest and impatience impatience in the crowd. Pondim: (he in-rival of Ihe patrol, Sheriff Peppni oi'_'!inixcd a committee e.n which were members of various unions to escort (he cirls to their home, it was fully (lirec quarters- of an hour before t patrol arriven. The girls' were (hen laken to their respective homes and upon order of t h e s h e r i f f , dispersed. Deputy Sheriff Oorjre \V. Slonckei lodny staled lhat the stones which broke tho windows of the plant wer-.' t h r o w n over Ihe heads of the by persons who hid themselves and who il is believed, had no conned of on of ins tie ' -- ' . . i n u l l u willi f h e slrikers.. Xo nr.-e.sls made, a.s the. judly perfons could slated t . The trouble had its becimiinj w t h e strikers and sympathizers organized organized n committee, to assist the uirls from the tmildin?. It happened Hint , i i iie_, \ \ i i n u m I.IM a s l l n s w a s d o n o , ; 1 tivtil XI I'MVrii-c (-Imiii tV.nl- i\,jt r.\ij**.. fired. elnim t h a t the were fired Irom (lie inside of the miildimr. \vliile officials of the company company deny tho report. It was tit? shots .that n l t w t r d Ihe large lo'the ser.ne. h.id il I h a l \Villir,ni o c 1 ...... ' '' nn offieinl. of Ihe company, hnd

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  1. Butler County Democrat,
  2. 16 Aug 1917, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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