Colorado Troops Make Arrests and Seize Firearms.
TRINIDAD, Col., March 25.—The coal miners' strike in District 18, United Mine Workers of America, consisting of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming, will be continued to the bitter end, according to a unanimous vote today of delegates or the several unions in convention assembled here.
Maj. Zeph T. Hill, military commander, has given instructions for the confiscation of firearms In Las Animas county, and house to house raids have begun. All the houses in Sopris and Segundo have been visited by troops and all firearms found were seized. After all outside towns have been thoroughly searched houses in Trinidad will be visited. The troops have arrested several men and captured 150 rifles and a quantity of dynamite from the strikers at Segundo.
[The Saint Paul Globe, Saturday Morning, March 26, 1904. Vol. XXVII.--No. 86. Pg. 6]
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