Intimidating strike dampd
Newspapers across the nation are reporting on his testimony today. Note: The committee mentioned in the above quote, was the Labor Investigating Committee, which included Pro. The committee investigated the strike and was instructed by Gov. (Monty) Linderfelt, in charge of the machine gun at the Ludlow battle, was a "brute unfit to associate with anybody," and that because of his brutality the committee had asked that he be suspended on January 20, 1914.
At that time, the witness said, Linderfelt was making threats against Louis Tikas, whom he assaulted on the night the Ludlow battle was on, breaking the stock of the rifle over his head.Adjutant General John Chase, he said, "thinks he is a soldier, thinks there is war and thinks that way because he cannot help it.He honestly thinks he is the soldier." Chase had enlarged the military district under the Moyer decision, which he declared was a blot on the jurisprudence of Colorado until it included the whole state. 7.-Constitutional rights were abolished by the Colorado state troops when they went into the coal strike zone, declared Professor James H.Louis Tikas, leader of the Greeks who was killed in the Ludlow fight, he declared, was a factor for peace in Ludlow colony. Brewster, of the University of Colorado, testifying before the federal commission on industrial relations here to-day.The strike snub suggested that thousands of doctors who had voted to take part subsequently had second thoughts.More than 80 per cent of those who responded to the BMA's ballot last month backed industrial action.'I am pleased that a significant majority of doctors have done just that and maintained services for their patients.
But let us not forget that the consequence of the BMA's decision to ask doctors to go on strike has been that thousands of patients who expected to have an operation or an appointment today have been inconvenienced.
But John Ralfe, a pensions expert, said consultants' annual pensions of £48,000 a year were 'very generous'.
A typical consultant earning £120,000 a year contributes a lower proportion from their salary than a nurse – despite earning five times more.
On a normal day, he would see up to 50 people, but by lunchtime yesterday he had only seen two.
Professor Brewster, of the University of Colorado, in his testimony yesterday before the Commission on Industrial Relations, spared no words to describe the brutality of the state troops as they controlled the strike zone in southern Colorado. (Monty) Linderfelt, in charge of the machine gun at the Ludlow battle, was a "brute unfit to associate with anybody," and that because of his brutality the committee had asked that he be suspended on January 20, 1914.
He asserted that Lieutenant Linderfelt, the murderer of Louis Tikas, was especially brutal in his conduct at Ludlow, and blamed Linderfelt for the Ludlow Massacre. Had he been suspended then," he declared, "Ludlow would never have happened.