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of D. C. F. J. C. of liast Holdout Group The attorney general said McMahon McMahon was being sent to determine determine whether there had been any violation of civil liberties in the Harlan fields. Murphy said yesterday yesterday the case "quite likely" would be re-tried. The Harlan County ators’ association, cont mines, is the only large group In the nation’s soft coal producing area still holding out against a "union shop” contract. It was one of six associations which withdrew withdrew last Saturday when 15 other Appalachian area groups agreed to the disputed clause. The Louisville & Nashville railroad railroad reported it moved 125 cars of coal out of the Harlan district yesterday the smallest total for a day since Monday, when the mines began reopening. Wednesday's Wednesday's total was 36 7 cars and the total for the week through Thursday Thursday was K 70, according to the railroad's figures. Brigadier General Ellerbe Carter, Carter, commander of militiamen patrolling the county, said mines had reopened. He did not estimate the number of miners working. There was more desultory gunfire gunfire today, and an air circulating fan at the mine of the Harlan Central Coal company at Totz was dynamited. There were no casualties casualties either in today’s disturhances or during yesterday when weapons weapons were discharged both by an ambushed group and the national Coal ()per-1 trolling 28 (Continued on Pace 12).

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

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