You..ought to be out raising hell. This is the fighting age. Put on your fighting clothes.
Sunday April 19, 1903
From Montgomery, West Virginia - Letter* from Mother Jones to Henry Demarest Lloyd
My dear Mr. Lloyed*As written without correction, except punctuation, as needed for clarity.
...The thank you Judge [J.J. Jackson] is not correct. I did not thank him. he told me not to violate his Injunction. I told him I would not violate the Law. I was going out to continue the work for which I was arrested. If that violated his Injunction I feared it would be violated. he Said I ought to join some Charity Organization. I told him If I had my way I would tear down every Charity Institution in the country to day build on their ruins the Temple of Justice. My plea was for Justice not Charity...
The Correspondence of Mother Jones
-ed by Edward M Steel
U of Pittsburgh Press, 1985
Saturday April 19, 1913
Paterson, New Jersey - The Funeral of Modestino Valentino
History of the Labor Movement in the United States Vol 4
The Industrial Workers of the World 1905-1917
-by Philip S Foner
International Pub, 1980
Friday April 19, 2013
From Democracy Now: Trial of Rios Montt Suspended in Guatemala
"Genocide Trial of Former Dictator Ríos Montt Suspended After Intervention by Guatemalan President"
"Exclusive: Allan Nairn Exposes Role of U.S. and New Guatemalan President in Indigenous Massacres"
I am unable to comment on this at this time. Too upset, worked with the over-ground railroad in Minneapolis in the early 80s. Remembering a real person who became my friend. Her family, her village, was massacred right before her eyes.
A favorite from the Walker Community Church Songbook