Clipped From The Escanaba Daily Press

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 - fi, of its Harlan experienced another brief...
fi, of its Harlan experienced another brief power failure tonight. The cause was not determined at once but power company officials said the shutoff had been traced to the Benham vicinity General Carter made further preparations for the rapid dispatch dispatch of troops to trouble cones by establishing a "flying squadron" squadron" of about 200 men, armed with tear gas, machine guns, rifles, pistols, etc., stationed at headquarters for emergencies. The squadron had high-powered trucks at Its disposal and could move Into any part of the county within a short time. The general sent out a request to the adjutant general to send a hospital unit. There are about 1,260 1,260 troops on duty now with 1,- 10U more—the remaining of the state's troops streugth—held in readiness to come here. First troops were sent in Sunday.

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

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