Then Samson said to the Philistines, “Let me tell you a riddle. If you can correctly solve and explain it to me within the seven days of the feast, then I will give you thirty linen garments and thirty changes of clothing.  But if you cannot
explain it to me, then you shall give me thirty linen garments and thirty changes of clothing.” (Judges 14:12-13).

Samson knew that the Philistines would not be able to solve the riddle so he would get 60 garments for free. At that time (1000 BC), the Philistines ruled over Israel, and they confiscated all their looms, so that they could not make their own garments!!

Francis Cabot Lowell was the "Father" of the U.S. textile industry. A graduate of Harvard College, Lowell, Massachusetts, is named after him.

Francis Cabot Lowell was descended from the Pilgrim Fathers who reestablished Israel in 1620. Abraham Lincoln was just one of the "Chosen People" who are descended from the illustrious pioneers of Israel in the Wilderness.

Francis Cabot Lowell silhouette
Francis Cabot Lowell silhouette


Francis Cabot Lowell was the "Father" of the U.S. textile industry which launched the U.S. Industrial Revolution.

He was the Nikola Tesla of the textile industry.

Unfortunately, no image exists of the pioneer of U.S. industry because he was poisoned by the British Secret Service at the young age of 42.

His beloved wife Hannah also succumbed to the poison cup, leaving her husband with 4 young children.

Hannah Jackson Lowell was the
beloved wife of Francis.

One of the resident British Secret Service agents in Boston at that time was named Kirk Boott. Boott became very close "friends" with the Lowells.

Industrial designer Paul Moody
Industrial designer Paul Moody

Paul Moody was a brilliant mechanic who designed the first all under one roof power loom factory in the world.

Cotton went in on one side and finished fabric emerged on the other side. It was a quantum leap over any factory in Britain.

Even though he was a devout Christian, he didn't know that the name JOSHUA of Nazareth was the antidote to every kind of poison.

1814 Waltham power loom mill.
1814 Waltham power loom mill.

Here is a report of the death of Paul Moody from a very rare biography of Francis Cabot Lowell:

In Lowell he developed the system of leather belts and pulleys to power the machines throughout the factory, replacing the shaft and gear system imported from Britain. His mechanical wizardry is credited for the efficiency and profitability of the Waltham and Lowell factories. He married Susannah Morill of Amesbury, who bore him five children. There is a Moody Street in Waltham and one in Lowell. Paul Moody stayed close to his roots. He believed in public education for boys and girls and was charitable to those less fortunate than himself. On the morning of July 5, 1831, he felt ill. By afternoon he was desperately sick and was dead the following day. He was fifty-four years old and was buried in the family tomb in Byfield. (Rosenberg, The Life and Times of Francis Cabot Lowell, 17751817, p. 311).

When the Philistines heard that Revived Israel was manufacturing her own clothing, alarm bells began to ring.

Bishop Fenwick (1782–1846).

There was "hell to pay" when the Jesuits found out that Israel was manufacturing her own clothing.

Benedict Fenwick S.J. was president of Georgetown College in Washington City.

In 1817, he moved to Boston and became the Latin Church bishop of that diocese.


Holy Cross Cathedral was
Fenwick's HQ.

Bishop Fenwick knew that he could not attract other "celibate" priests to his diocese unless there was a supply of "celibate" nuns. Consequently, he constructed a huge Ursuline nunnery on a hill overlooking Charlestown, which was named Mount Benedict. That nunnery was boldly erected right in the face of the Chosen People.

The Charlestown Convent on
The Charlestown Convent on
Mount Benedict.

Immediately after his arrival, Bishop Fenwick began constructing a massive nunnery.

In all ages, monasteries and nunneries preceded a Papal Roman invasion.

Bishop Fenwick knew that in order to attract "celibate" priests to his diocese he had to have a supply of "celibate" nuns available!!

Charlestown Convent burning.
Charlestown Convent burning.

On the night of August 12, 1834, a group of patriotic citizens burned the nunnery to the ground. When the Christians searched the cellar, they expected to find imprisoned nuns and the skeletons of dead babies. No skeletons were found because the nunnery was new and had just opened in 1828.

That was the beginning of the centuries-long great tribulation for Revived Israel. In 1875, the Boston diocese was "elevated" to an archdiocese, ruled over by a cardinal. In November 1963, Cardinal Cushing of Boston promptly pardoned Jackie for killing Jack.

The Lowell factory was a "city set on a hill"

The Lowell factorybuilt by the Chosen Peoplewas indeed a city set on a hill (Matthew 5:14). When the mill opened, girls from the surrounding farms flocked to work there. The New England girls made most of the clothes for their growing families and they were very adept at working the homespun loom.

A Lowell mill girl working at her loom.
A Lowell mill girl working at her loom.

The Lowell mill was built to show the rest of the world how a factory should be operated.

Unlike the Dickensian sweatshops in Britain, no children were forced to work there.

Most of the girls worked there for about 5 years, and then married, so that they could increase the population of the Chosen People.

A happy mill girl delivering full
A happy, virtuous mill girl delivering
full bobbins of thread to the looms.

The Lowell mill girls were so productive that after 5 years they could pay off any debts on their parents' farms and also support them in old age. It was the first time in history when women were actually paid for their work. Political freedom is useless without economic freedom and women were free to pursue their own careers. Most of them opted to become wives and mothers and so increase the population of Revived Israel.

After the period of employment ended for the intelligent Christian girls, most of them chose the career that the Almighty ordained for them, namely having children and taking care of the household.

Sarah George Bagley
Sarah George Bagley

The "workers paradise" did not last long because tares soon joined the wheat.

Sarah George Bagley was a British Secret Service agent sent to stop production at the mill.

Sarah the spy led the first strike in 1836.

Today, the country's first textile factory, which revolutionized U.S. industry, is now a MUSEUM!!

Today the mill is a MUSEUM called the Charles River Museum of Industry.
Today the mill is a MUSEUM called the Charles River Museum of Industry.

By 1850, the New England mill girls began to be replaced by Papal Irish fleeing the famine in that country. That was the real reason why the ancestors of the Kennedys came to this country. There was also an influx of Papal French Canadians from Quebec. It was all downhill from that time onward as the textile industry in Lowell and Lawrence was hanging by a thread.

The mill closed in 1930, and was turned into a MUSEUM in 1978. At that time the building was occupied by the Salvation Army which is a cover for the British Secret Service.

Britannia accused Francis Cabot Lowell of industrial espionage!!

So successful was the Lowell factory that the high quality garments produced there were even sold to British troops in India. The swift New England ships traversed the world and "made in Massachusetts" was a synonym for quality. That success so aroused the envy of the British lion that Francis Cabot Lowell was accused of industrial espionage or stealing patented trade secrets.

Here is a quote from a book by a British author named Arthur R. Kroeber, and published by Oxford University Press:

Francis Cabot Lowell was unable to buy plans or drawings for the power looms that were essential to the production of modern textiles. So he talked his way into factories in Lancashire and made careful notes of the machinery so he could replicate it back home. The role of textiles in the world economy of the 1820s was comparable to that of electronics today; what Lowell did would now be considered industrial espionage (Kroeber, China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know, p. 278).

Incredible as it may seem, that slander of a devout, honest Christian man is widely held in Britain today. An "expert" on the Chinese economy, Koeber forgot to mention that Wedgwood china was stolen from CHINA.

Let's look at the FACTS of history and see if such slander can be maintained in a court of law. History cannot be changed by anybody because what's done is done.

Francis Cabot Lowell was a rich shipping merchant and he decided to take a tour of Europe in 1811. He was visiting Scotland when the War of 1812 commenced. That war convinced Lowell that the U.S. should be able to manufacture something as essential as its own clothing.

Sir Richard Arkwright
Sir Richard Arkwright

Sir Richard Arkwright is considered the "Father" of the British textile industry.

In fact, he stole the inventions of a poor inventor named Thomas Highs.

Arkwright was the Thomas Edison of Britannia while Highs was her Tesla.


No image of inventor
No image of inventor
Thomas Highs exists.

Arkwright became very, very wealthy through his stolen inventions and he was eventually knighted by the king.

In 1768, Arkwright moved his family from Preston to Nottingham, which was the center of the cotton hosiery industry. With money from his rich financial backers, and the stolen inventions, he built a textile manufactory there.

Highs Spinning Jenny was named
Highs Spinning Jenny was named
after his wife Jenny.

In 1768, Arkwright opened a factory in Nottingham, incorporating Highs Spinning Jenny and his Water Frame.

He applied for patents which were enforceable for 14 years. When the patents were about to expire in 1783, Arkwright petitioned Parliament for a 7-year extension.

In 1785, the Court of King's Bench invalidated all of his patents.

Highs Water Frame automated
Highs Water Frame automated
the loom.

Here is a contemporary account of the invention of the Jenny and the Water Frame:

Highs kept the Water Frame as secret as possible, it was his favourite invention, and he promised himself much future advantage from it. The Jenny he made public; but the Roller Spinning he kept to himself, until he could raise money sufficient to establish a factory. In his evidence given in the Court of King's Bench, in the trial of the King against Arkwright, in June 1785, he said he did not follow up the invention because he wanted means, being poor and having a large family, but thought to follow it up when he became a little abler, and could get a friend to assist him (Guest, A Compendious History of the Cotton-Manufacture, p. 17).

It is the old story of the rich oppressing the poor and stealing their inventions. Even though the Court ruled against Arkwright, Highs was unable to obtain patents for his inventions.

When a copyright or patent expires, anybody has the legal right to copy that book or invention. As a matter of fact, to obtain a patent, it must be easy for anyone to replicate after the patent expires.

When Francis Cabot Lowell visited the Lancashire cotton mills in 1812, nobody had patents on the textile weaving machinery. Nevertheless, Parliament passed a law making it illegal for anybody to take plans of the equipment out of the country. Lowell was thoroughly searched before leaving but he had a photographic memory and everything he saw was in his head.

The Pemberton Mill disaster was a precursor to 9/11

From the very beginning, Britannia declared an all out war on all the New England textile mills.

The Pemberton Mill was a large factory in Lawrence, Massachusetts, which collapsed without warning on January 10, 1860, in what is likely "the worst industrial accident in Massachusetts history" and "one of the worst industrial calamities in American history." An estimated 145 workers were killed and 166 injured.

The Pemberton Mill, built in 1853, was a five story building 280 feet long and 84 feet wide. Its chief engineer was Charles H. Bigelow, and its construction was financed by John A. Lowell, and his brother-in-law, J. Pickering Putnam, at a cost of $850,000, "a fortune for those times." John A. Lowell was a nephew of Francis Cabot Lowell.

During a financial panic in 1857, Lowell and Putnam sold the mill to George Howe and David Nevins, Sr. for a $350,000 loss. The new owners jammed more machinery into their factory attempting to boost its profits. The mill ran with great success, earning $1,500,000 per year, and had 2,700 spindles and 700 looms in operation at the time of the disaster.

David C. Nevins (1809–1881).
David C. Nevins (1809–1881).

On January 10, 1860, the 5 story Pemberton textile mill collapsed like the Twin Towers.

One of the 2 owners, David C. Nevins, was a British Secret Service agent.

600 people were employed at the mill, with 145 killed and 166 injured.

The ruins of the Pemberton Mill from a sketch
The ruins of the Pemberton Mill from a sketch
made after the collapse of the building.

An account of that tragedy, written right after the event, just stated that the mill was DESTROYED but didn't state who did it:

The DESTRUCTION of the Pemberton Mills at Lawrence, with its attendant appalling loss of life, and injury to the living, is an event calamitous beyond precedent in the list of American casualties, and has stirred the public heart to its swiftest pulsations of sympathy and grief. The memorable scenes of that terrible night at Lawrence, can never be effaced from the minds of those who witnessed them, while the thrilling records of the events given to the world have met and bedewed the eyes of millions. (An Authentic History of the Lawrence Tragedy, Embracing a Description of the Pemberton Mill, p. 5).

The building was solidly constructed and that probably saved the lives of the rest of the employees. The sudden collapse of the building, with the loss of all the state of the art textile machinery, was a horrible act of industrial sabotage.

The Lowell textile machinery was sent to Buddhist/Communist China in 1982!!

Less than one hundred years after Francis Cabot Lowell built the Boston Manufacturing Company in Waltham, with its solitary power loom, the U.S. cotton textile industry had grown enormously. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor, in 1910 there were 1,082 mills. These large mills held 550,000 looms and over 27 millions spindles and employed 310,00 workers. The South, especially North and South Carolina and Georgia, had surpassed New England to become the dominant textile producers of the nation.

The Saco-Lowell Works.

In 1912, Paul Moody's factory–the Waltham Machine Shop–was merged with a company named Saco-Lowell.

In 1973, Saco-Lowell was acquired by a British company named Platt Brothers, and in 1975 it became known as Platt-Saco-Lowell.

In 1982, the company became "defunct" and shipped all the U.S. textile making machinery to China!!

Booth House at Werneth, former HQ
Booth House at Werneth, former HQ
of Platt Brothers.

By the end of the 19th century, Platt Brothers Ltd was the largest textile machinery manufacturer in the world, employing more than 12,000 workers. Their acquisition of the Saco-Lowell Works was REVENGE for the so-called THEFT of their textile weaving machinery by Francis Cabot Lowell.

Today, most of the garments worn by Americans are made in Buddhist/Communist China.

When will Buckingham Palace be turned into a MUSEUM???

There is a fascinating end of the world scenario found in the Old Covenant section of the Holy Bible. It is the story of Samson and Delilah. Samson was a mighty man and an army of one . . . who was invincible . . . until he met Delilah.

Delilah lived in the Valley of Sorek and she was a very skilled weaver. Her weaving technology was no different from the weaving methods used until the 19th century power loom. Delilah was promised a tremendous sum of money, 5,500 shekels of silver, if she could discover the secret of Samson's strength:

Delilah then said to Samson, “All this time you have been making a fool of me and lying to me. Tell me how you can be tied.” He replied, “If you weave the seven braids of my head into the fabric on the loom and secure it with the pin, I will become as weak as any other man.” So while he was sleeping, Delilah took the seven braids of his head and wove them into the fabric on the loom (Judges 16:12-13).

Delilah did exactly that and wove Samson's hair into her loom.Then she secured the loom to the wall with a pin. While Samson slept she called for the Philistines, but Samson awoke and pulled out the peg and walked away with the loom.

Delilah wove Samson's hair into her loom
Delilah wove Samson's hair into her loom
and pinned the loom to the wall.

The United Kingdom comprises 4 countries: England, Ireland, Scotland, and Wales.

The task of demolishing the British Empire–so nobly began by President Eisenhower in 1956–has not been completed.

The Stone has not yet demolished the feet and toes of iron and clay.

At the end, Samson regained his strength,
and he brought the house down on
the heads of the Philistines.

Incredibly, the Fifth Monarchy Men believed that King Charles I would be the last British monarch:

You (Nebuchadnezzar) watched while a stone was cut out without hands, which struck the statue on its feet of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces. Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the silver, and the gold were crushed together, and became like chaff from the summer threshing floors; the wind carried them away so that no trace of them was found. And the stone that struck the statue became a great mountain and filled the whole earth (Daniel 2:34-35).

Satan can only delay . . . but never defeat the plans of the Almighty....All devout Christians should pray that the end of the British monarchy and Empire will come very, very soon.

Vital links


An Authentic History of the Lawrence Tragedy, Embracing a Description of the Pemberton Mill. J.J. Dyer Publishers, Boston, 1860.

Essinger, James. Jacquard's Web: How a Hand Loom Led to the Birth of the Information Age. Oxford University Press, New York, 2004.

Guest, Richard. A Compendious History of the Cotton-Manufacture; With a Disproval of the Claim of Sir Richard Arkwright to the Invention of its Ingenious Machinery. Joseph Pratt, Manchester, U.K., 1823.

Kroeber, Arthur P. China's Economy: What Everyone Needs to Know. Oxford University Press, New York, 2016.

Moran, William. The Belles of New England: The Women of the Textile Mills and the Families Whose Wealth They Wove. St. Martin's Press, New York, 2002.

Oickle, Alvin F. Disaster in Lawrence: the Fall of the Pemberton Mill. History Press, Charleston, South Carolina, 2008.

Rosenberg, Chaim M. The Life and Times of Francis Cabot Lowell 17751817. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Lanham, Maryland, 2011.

Robinson, Harriet H. Loom and Spindel or Life Among the Early Mill Girls. Thomas Y. Crowell, New York, 1898.

Schultz, Nancy Lisignan. Fire & Roses: The Burning of the Charlestown Convent, 1834. The Free Press, New York, 2000.

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