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of a to Prosecutor to Demand Death Penalty In All Cases Harlan, Ky., Aug. 29.—When two mine guards, a commissary clerk and a coal miner met death in a bloody , ambuscade at Evarts, Ky., May 5, , marklng . the climax of the trouble- *° some period in the Harlan county Mr. f . eld> & number O f Harlan county to ci ti 7 . e ns began to be'withdrawn from de cjrculatlon . They were ridden into Harlan and placed in cells atop the county jail, all implicated in the murder of the three coal mine employes and the miner. No one, it appears, knows how many are in jail. Estimates range from 115 to 135. Everyone agrees that there are plenty. Change of Venue likely The grand jury has been investigating investigating all charges resulting from the Harlan county disorders and new indictments indictments are expected. It isn't likely that the 40 odd already indicted will be tried in the Harlan circuit court before calm, urbane, seven-foot Judge D. C. Jones. The commonwealth attorney—that's attorney—that's what they call state prosecutors in Kentucky — W. A, Brock, admitted to Central Press that it isn't likely the men would receive a fair trial in Harlan county. And he is demanding the death penalty for all of them—as a result of the May 5 the in_; and ™»™ e «; to The defense, headed by ex-Senator

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  1. Burlington Hawk-Eye Gazette,
  2. 30 Aug 1931, Sun,
  3. Page 19

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