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an for for , . l S1CK - That brought the national guard, 450 strong, commanded by Col. Dan M. Carroll. They remained until the | i j ! is last of July. There weren't any more killings. But there were a lot of arrests. arrests. The troops arrested Aso Cu- Evarts police chef,; Al Benson his- assistant, and Joe Cawood, city clerk of Evarts, and clapped them in the calaboose, indicted for murder on three counts. They were said to be the ring leaders. The next day Wil- Jones was arrested at Pineville protesting information consul crop the U. M. W. local, was arrested. They kept on arresting men. No one knows how many are In jail. About 40 of them have been indicted, .in connection connection with murders. Trouble isn't over in the Harlan field. The U. M. W. has more or less gone to pieces. The National Miners' ' the Jr | union• came in and began fighting it They say around here that the Nat, ional is nothing but a Red organiza- of at a an tion; that literature is being dumped In mining camps every night, advocating advocating violence and overthrowing of the government. They report that the I, W. W.'s are on the ground. A soup kitchen at Evarts was dynamited the other day. No one was hurt. A number of the miners have quit the union and are back at work. Business Business has picked up a bit. There haven't been any more killings. But the situation Isn't pleasant yet. Information Scarce You can't learn muchc in " a coal camp. An old axiom says to believe nothing you hear and half of what you see. The operators don't say anything. anything. Neither does John Henry Blair the tough sheriff of the county. The miners have a lot to say, but what they eay can't always be verified. club E practical this Mr. sent

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

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