... 5, 000 men, cane growers and laborers, assembled around the factory of the Marquis Lavios, complaining of the low cane prices paid to them. At last they stormed the factory and, in spite of the presence of 20 gendarmes, burnt and destroyed it. In this section of the country about 5, 000 men are striking and a military force is ordered to restore peace and order. ... Sug., 84.85 test, at 11/4 to 1% cents.
|Title||:||The Planter and Sugar Manufacturer|