Smash the Murder Frame-up! / Defend the Gastonia
Textile Workers! / 14 SOUTHERN TEXTILE STRIKERS / (members of the
National Textile Workers Union) / CHARGED WITH MURDER FACE THE
ELECTRIC CHAIR / EMERGENCY CALL! / GIVE! GIVE! GIVE! / 8 OTHERS FACE
LONG PRISON TERMS / All the organizers and leading strikers, members
of the National Textile Workers Union have been arrested on the
murder charge. The workers have been driven from their tent colony.
The police of Gastonia, upon the direct order of the mill owners
attacked the workers' headquarters and their tent colony, fired
shots into the tents, where women and children were sleeping and
began shooting at the strikers and beating them with their guns. In
the struggle which followed, Chief of Police Aderholt was killed.
The first to fall wounded in the attack of the policeman was an
organizer for the N.T.W.U., Joseph Harrison. / DEFEND THE RIGHT OF
THE SOUTHERN WORKERS TO ORGANIZE! / A mass Sacco-Vanzetti frame-up
in Gastonia. / The entire American working class is challenged / The
International Labor Defense is defending these heroic strikers. /
The 14 Southern Textile Workers shall not die -- All must be freed
at once. -- Their cause is your cause. / Thousands of dollars are
needed to defend these militant strikers. / RUSH ALL FUNDS to the
NATIONAL OFFICE of the INTERNATIONAL LABOR DEFENSE / 80 East 11th
Street, New York, N.Y.