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COLORADO MINERS' STRIKE.

WELL KNOWN AUTHOR ARRESTED

/ New York, April 29, Demonstrators against Mr Rockfeller's attitude in the Colorado trouble where he refused to recognise Unionism were arrested after demonstrating outside the offices of John Eockfeiler,.junr. Those arrested included Upton Sinclair, the well known author, and big wife and children and Elizabeth Freeman, the English suffragette.

Socialists arranged to parade the officers wearing signs of mourning when the police intervened.

Seven were killed when the strikers attacked the mines neighbourhood/

The Forbes mine buildings have been burned. Two charred bodies were found in the ruins.

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COLORADO MINERS' STRIKE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4392, 1 May 1914, Incorrect date

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COLORADO MINERS' STRIKE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4392, 1 May 1914, Incorrect date

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