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Bisbee Daily Review

July 7, 1917

Citizens of Globe Brand I.W.W. Enemy to Nation

Mass Meeting Opposes Any Mediation Between Wobblies And Operators

Five Hundred Residents of Big Copper District Announce They Will Prevent Any More Treasonable Public Meetings And Will Not Employ I.W.W.  After Strike Is Settled; Troops Closely Guard Properties; Pickets Offer No Resistance; Hunt Tries To Settle Trouble

Globe, July 6.- At a meeting of Globe citizens, estimated at 500, tonight in the federal building, resolutions passed declaring the I.W.W. to be a public enemy of the United States. The resolutions were:

            “That terrorism in this community must and shall cease.

            “That all public assemblies of the I.W.W. as well as all other meetings where treasonable, incendiary or threatening, speeches are made, shall be suppressed.

            “That we hold the I.W.W. to be a public enemy of the United States.

            “That we absolutely oppose any mediation between the I.W.W. and the mine owners of this district.

            “That, after the settlement of the strike we are opposed to the employment of any I.W.W. in this district.

            “That all citizens who have been deputized be retained until peace is restored in this district.”