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Thursday August 27, 1914
From The Day Book: Trinidad Socialist Warns of Reorganization of Murderous Militia

Lt Linderfelt and his Cavalrymen
Linderfelt's Butchers Reorganizing?
From today's Chicago Day Book:

Colorado's labor war threatens to break out again. A. Marians, a union coal miner, secretary of the Socialist party local at Trinidad, Col, has sent a telegram to all Socialist state secretaries. The copy received by John C. Kennedy, Illinois state secretary, reads:

Comrades of America: Troop A of Trinidad and E of Walsenburg (Col.) National Guard organization, which massacred women and children at Ludlow, have reorganized to their full strength and are holding nightly meetings in their armories. Col. Lockett, commanding federal troops, states to citizens that he will permit militiamen to parade through Trinidad streets. Federals will then leave. Citizens openly declare these preparations mean further bloodshed, as company gunmen and Baldwin-Feltz detectives have been enrolled in the militia here for the past week. These things being so, we Socialists of Las Animas county appeal to Socialists of America to take immediate action to protect workers here from repetition of Ludlow massacre, as authorities of state and nation are impotent. Will you see the slaughter repeated without coming to our aid? This message was sent to every state secretary.
The Day Book
(Chicago, Illinois)
 -of Aug 27, 1914

See also:
Conditions in the Coal Mines of Colorado: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Mines and Mining ... Pursuant to H. Res. 387, a Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Committee ... to Make an Investigation, Volume 1
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Mines and Mining
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914
(search with "Marians")

Lt Linderfelt and his Cavalrymen


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