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> the U. M. W. „ .f' Soldiers Jeered George Titler, secretary to th« Harlan district U. M. W., anis aounced he had written the gover- 6 nor resigning as a member of the state unemployment compensation board and the state wage-hour board to take effect immediately. Titler said he wrote Governor Chandler: “I do not want my record record of 30 years as a labor leader contaminated by your administia- tion.” The first detachment of 4 48 troops ordered into Harlan early today arrived from Ashland shortly shortly afternightfall. The governor said those w'ould bring the number number of soldiers to "approximately 1.250” here. General Carter said about 1.100 more were available. The general’s declaration followed followed the most tense situation at the close of the day they had faced faced since arrival Sunday. Lieut Fred Kerr of Williamsburg estimated estimated 2,0 00 persons, men and women, “threatened” a detachment detachment of troops with four machine i guns at the fork of a road near j Verda. j For more than an hour the crowd stood jeering at the troop-

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 18 May 1939, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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