The Autobiography of Mother Jones

Cover image for

Download


Author: Mary Harris Jones (Mother Jones)
Published: 1923
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,208 / 140 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 85.3
LoC Category: CT
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 1,889
Added to site: 2007.03.07
mnybks.net#: 16220
Excerpt

colored chairman came to me and said: "Mother, the coal company gave us this ground that the church is on. They have sent word that they will take it from us if we let you speak here."

I would not let those poor souls lose their ground so I adjourned the meeting to the four corners of the public roads. When the meeting was over and the people had dispersed, I asked my co-worker, Dud Hado, a fellow from Iowa, if he would go with me up to the post office. He was a kindly soul but easily frightened.

As we were going along the road, I said, "Have you got a pistol on you?"

"Yes," said he, "I'm not going to let any one blow your brains out."

"My boy," said I, it is against the law in this county to carry concealed weapons. I want you to take that pistol out and expose a couple of inches of it."

As he did so about eight or ten gunmen jumped out from behind an old barn beside the road, jumped on him and said, "Now we've got you, you dirty organizer. They bullied us along the road t

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for The Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for The Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for The Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for The Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for The Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for The Autobiography of Mother Jones by Mary Harris Jones - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Forty-Six Years in the Army
by John M. Schofield
Autobiography of a Yogi
by Paramhansa Yogananda
Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
by Jens Christian Aaberg
Siddhartha
by Herman Hesse
Acres of Diamonds
by Russell H. Conwell
The Confessions
by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The Autobiography of Ben Franklin
by Benjamin Franklin
Charles Lyell and Modern Geology
by Thomas George Bonney
The Story of My Life
by Helen Keller
The Age of Invention
by Holland Thompson

See more popular titles from this genre.