National Affairs: In Colorado

The western patch of the bituminous mess, in the coalfields of South Eastern Colorado (TIME, Dec. 5, Jan. 30), still smoldered.

The I. W. W., fomenters of the strike in Colorado, sued State police officers and Mayor John J. Pritchard of Walsenburg, Colo., for raiding the I. W. W. hall and State headquarters in Walsenburg. Damages of $100,500 were asked—$100,000 "exemplary," $500 actual damage. While this litigation pended, unlikely to succeed, a Walsenburg court fined Emil Rozansky. a Wobbly leader, $400 for disorderly conduct, fighting, disturbing the peace, resisting arrest.

At Lafayette, Colo., State...

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