The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana) 11 Dec 1929 Wed page 9

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The Indianapolis Star (Indianapolis, Indiana) 11 Dec 1929 Wed page 9 - 64 ARRESTS ORDERED - - IN MINE AREA RIOTS...
64 ARRESTS ORDERED - - IN MINE AREA RIOTS CONCLUDED FROM FAGE ONE. call. He was In conference with county officials yesterday, and it was learned that he would recommend to Governor Harry G. Leslie that troops be sent here at the first intimation of further outbreaks of trouble. Mllltla Units fnder Orders. While not confirmed definitely, it is understood that the units at Evans-ville, Evans-ville, Evans-ville, Princeton and New Albany have been issued warnings to move to Boonville on short notice. It Is understood also that one or more scout planes would be pressed into immediate service to assist in patrol of the mine area. Governor Leslie is out of Indianapolis Indianapolis and the emergency has been handled by L. O. Chasey, the Governor's Governor's secretary, who has been in frequent frequent communication with headquarters headquarters of the United Mine Workers Association Association at Terre Haute as well as promlnei. union leaders here in charge of the movement. Chasey has impressed upon the mine leaders that they would bo held personally accountable accountable for any violence. Bloodshed Feared. In spite of assurances given to the Governor's secretary, men who are In immediate touch with the situation consider it very grave and would not be surprised to see trouble resulting In Woodshed at anv time. Miners employed at the John Bull mine are well organized and are de termined to work. About ninety were working today and these men say they will not quit but are satisfied satisfied with their jobs and will protect themselves with arms.

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