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 - HARLAN, Ky., .May 15 (/P)—Members (/P)—Members...
HARLAN, Ky., .May 15 (/P)—Members (/P)—Members of the Harlan County Coal Operators Operators association were called to meet this afternoon with the representatives representatives of the United Mine Workers. George S. Ward, secretary of the coal operators' organization, called the members. William J. Turnblaz- er of Jellico, Tenn., president of the Harlan district of the U. M. W. A., arrived in Harlan shortly after 1 p. m., for the meeting. Turnblazer said he expected to sign contracts with three coal companies companies but declined to name them until the contracts were signed. He said George W. Titler, secretary- treasurer of the Harlan U. M. W. A., had called him about the meeting. meeting. ^ It was the first indication of a possibility possibility that Harlan operators, who opposed the union shop agreement signed by other operators at New j York, might get together with the j union and end the strife in the I county. I 3,000 Turned Back. j

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  1. The Rhinelander Daily News,
  2. 15 May 1939, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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