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> SNIPERS FIRE AT SOLDIERS; NONE INJURED (Continued from Page One) labor department concilator, reached Frankfort from Wash- Ingtodn early In the da? and shortly afterward was conferring with Governor A. B. Chandler and Industrial relations commissioner commissioner William C. Burrow. Emmett Emmett Durnett, state conciliator, was assigned to accompany Conner Conner to Harlan. After a delegation of 43 miners appeared before General Carter and asked protection from "threatening" pickets, seven men were arrested and brought to military headquarters on affidavits affidavits of the group. The group asking "protection” told the general: "Us fellows have families to feed and we want to go back to work but pickets are threatening us and saying they would heat hell out of us If we went to work. "They have threatened to dynamite dynamite our homes and we were shot at near a mine tipple as we started started to work today." After the seven arrested men were brought In none could Identify Identify any of them and they were released. Dynamite figured In the day's disorders. W. E. Arnold, Harlan Kentucky Utilities, Inc., manager, said a 20-minute electric power failure affecting half the county was caused by the dynamiting of a power pole In a mountainous region near Benham.

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 19 May 1939, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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