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Mr Carnegie Attacked.

At the Warrington Town Council recently, when a proposal was made that application be made to Mr Carnegie to see whether he would make a grant for library extensions, the Mayor saiii he should like some reason why they should "go cadging." Councillor Wright moved an amendment, and said they should know something of the character of Mr Carnegie before they took money from him, He thought the honour of the town might be injured if they allowed any money of Andrew Carnegie's to come there. He would like to know whether the committee had any recollection of the great Homestead strike. The Mayor-—Need we kick a man we are seeking a favour from ? Councillor Wright— lt this Corporation is not particular, whera it gets its monea from it will be all right, Carnegie money was not clean enough for a town like Warrington. He put barbed wire round his works, and electrical appliances that would kill or paralyse anyone coming in contact. The Mayor—He had a right to protect his property. Councillor Wri»ht—He had no provocation. lam speaking of what I know, as I have worked in America. It was decided to refer the matter to the GeneralTurposes Committee.

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Mr Carnegie Attacked., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6607, 28 June 1905

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Mr Carnegie Attacked. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6607, 28 June 1905

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