Clipped From The Escanaba Daily Press

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MORE GUNFIRE IN COAL AREA : AT HARLAN, KY, I MINER IS WOUNDED; GOVERNMENT FOOD SUPPLIES SENT Harlan, Ky., May 19 </p) — A 24-year-old miner, who said lie “never had been in a picket line." was wounded today as the government government strengthened its stafT seeking seeking to bring peace to the Harlan soft coal field. Eugene McLaughlin, who said he was an employe of the Clover Fork Coal company at Kitts, but had not worked during the present present trouble period, was shot in the right thigh near his home at Dressen. County authorities investigated investigated McLaughlin said three shots were fired at him. th#« first taking effect. He said he knew the man who shot him and identified the assailant as the driver of an automobile automobile “who takes non-union men through the picket lines.” Sniper Surrender*

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  1. The Escanaba Daily Press,
  2. 20 May 1939, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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