By William D. Haywood

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Big invoice Haywood, first released in 1929 as Bill Haywood's Book, is the autobiography of work chief William D. Haywood (1869-1929), a founder and chief of the economic employees of the realm (I.W.W.) union and a member of the administrative committee of the Socialist get together of the US. Haywood recounts his formative years in Utah, his paintings as a miner, and, in short as a homesteader and cowboy. Later, whereas a miner in Idaho, Haywood, encouraged through a speech by way of Ed Boyce, president of the Western Federation of Miners, joined the W.F.M., and therefore started his lengthy profession as a union-organizer, exertions chief, and activist. The booklet additionally recounts his battles with neighborhood police, politicians, and mine-owners, and his court docket trials and imprisonment. The e-book ends with a bankruptcy ready after his loss of life of his flight to the Soviet Union, the place he died of diabetes and alcoholism on the age of fifty nine.

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I had a friend about whom I have not yet spoken. This was Tim. He was much more than the ordinary dog one usually meets. A shepherd type, as large as a good-sized collie, his coat was black with brown points and a white patch at his throat. He was quick and strong and had limpid brown eyes. He did not speak my language, but I could understand his tail-wagging, his joyful bark, fierce growl, pathetic whine, and low, peculiar croon. There was something about Tim that always made me think of him as a real person.

He was in none of the prairie schooners, he was not among the stock drivers who drove the extra oxen, cows and mules. The train could not stop and one family could not drop behind alone to search the boundless prairies. They gave him up for lost and went on with the wagon train, grieving for him. When they pulled down Emigrant Canyon, they saw the beautiful Salt Lake Valley. The dead sea, Great Salt Lake, spread out in front of them. To the right lay the new city of Zion, which had been founded by the Mormons in 1847.

NightHawk Books Big Bill Haywood is part of our collection of noir detective, mystery, biographies, and other largely forgotten books of dusty bookshelves but often surprisingly well-written—and always entertaining! We hope you enjoy them as much as we enjoy making them available once again as kindle ebooks. Each book in the series is meticulously reviewed to ensure a quality reading experience on your kindle device. • • • CONTENTS 1. Boyhood Among the Mormons 2. Miners, Cowboys and Indians 3. Homestead and Hard Times 4.

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