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may the of convention. Da- night, confer- Fried LM Off Harlaa inasmuch as there was strong suspicion suspicion that of fleers of the law were involved in the crime, this atrocity a real stir In Harlan, and was one causes of the civil liberties.investigation ill Washington which pried the lid off Harlan.. . ' - . - · ' · Marshall Musick is a Baptist preacher, quiet-spoken, of old American stock. and his family are highly, regarded in the community. But three or .four ago "old man Musick" took up with United Mine Workers and became an active organizer. Deputy sheriffs passed the word that they were going to: Musick out of the county and the D. C.. [He often avoided them by face and taking out his false teeth as eleven will to by evening of in- in quick disRuise when encountering them on the road. Musick stuck it out in the midst of intermittent threats and intimidation. But on January 9, last, the union organizers made their latest determined effort to move in" on Harlan with six organizers. organizers. Musick found his church quarantined quarantined because of a "spinal meningitis epidemic," while crowds continued to gather in public saloons and beer parlors parlors unmolested. On January 31, Musick Musick and his wife were calling on during the Sunday afternoon. The was raked with rifle fire near them, neither was struck. Direct hints were sent to Musick indicating that he better "get'out." Shots Come Without Warning

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  1. The Daily Plainsman,
  2. 11 Jun 1937, Fri,
  3. Page 7

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