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MINERS SHOT DOWN. 0 TWENTY-ONE KILLED, FORTY WOUNDED. SERIOUS AFFAIR IN AMERICA. A deplorable affair happened in the heart of the Pennsylvania mining region on Friday. A large body of strikers, all of whom were natives of Hungary, Poland, and Italy, set out for a town named Hazelton, with a view of inducing men who remained at work at the neighbouring town of Lattimer to come out.' The County Sheriff swore in a number of 'deputies,' and barred the road. The foreign workmen, who did not understand their legal position and were ignorant of English, did not disperse at the Sheriff's summons. That official thereupon read the Riot Act. Immediately afterwards the 'deputies' fired into the crowd, killing 19 and wounding about 40 more. The Sheriff asserts that he was knocked down and trampled on before he gave the order to fire in the air. This had no effect on the crowd, and the deputies' were then ordered to fire into them, with the result stated. The miners who were killed and wounded were mostly Poles and Hungarians. The great majority of the workers in the mines there- abouts are Slavs, and are, as a rule, densely ignorant. The shooting of their compatriots has aroused them to a furious pitch, and they make threats of dire vengeance. Four thousand Pennsylvania State troops have been called out by the Governor for duty in the disturbed region to prevent the threatened outbreak. The presence of the soldiers may cow the strikers, but, on the other hand, may, as has happened on several memorable occasions, only further enrage them, and lead to still greater trouble. The excitement among the miners, and the feeling of indignation throughout the country, has been intensified by the dis- covery that sixteen of the strikers were shot in the back, while fleeing unarmed from the deputies. The New York Journal says :—"The shooting of the miners was official murder, and the whole nation is horrified by the unprovoked slaughter. In no European country, except Russia and Turkey, would troops fire with so little provocation." The Journal demands the summary punishment of the perpetrators. Al- ready warrants for the arrest of the sheriff and his deputies have been issued.

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