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brother and his son, or something like that. I actually don't know, but I saw the name Spargo in Rome myself within the last ten years in some factory when going through, so that I knew that the Spargo name was not dead. I'm not sure the old man is around any more.

I think I stopped off in Albany and saw Governor Smith. We had an awfully good laugh because some of the things that had happened were so funny. I told him the whole story. He was the kind of man who just loved to hear it at first-hand. I told him everything that had happened, everything that everybody had said, about eating corned beef and cabbage at the local restaurant, and that kind of thing. The things you talk about during a strike are interesting. I told him about the dynamite. I told him about the fact that it was pretty risky work. I described Johnny Flynn to him, the kind of a man he was and why I could trust him when he told me that if we did the right thing, he'd see that nothing happened. That was when the Governor said, “You sure had your nerve with you. It was a risky business all right. But now it's all over and I congratulate you, Commissioner.”

This didn't get much publicity in the newspapers. The truth of what happened was never known. Nobody knew or will ever know what the letter was. I don't think there

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