RADICALS: Death of Haywood

In a small room of the Kremlin Hospital, Moscow, Big Bill Haywood died last week.

William Dudley Haywood had been born 59 years ago in another small gloomy room, the kitchen of a mining cottage in Salt Lake City where his father worked. When he was nine, Bill Haywood was sent to work digging coal; this he disliked, so a few years later he was bound out to a farmer. Bill Haywood ran away from the farm, did some prospecting, became a Socialist. In 1899, when the Coeur d' Alene, Idaho, striking began,...

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