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Frank R. McNamee letter to A. S. Halsted, August 8, 1922

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F.R. McNAMEE, LOS ANGELES, CAL. LEO A. McNAMEE, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA. LAW OFFICES, McNAMEE & McNAMEE, SUITE 431-433 PACIFIC ELECTRIC BLDG., 100-31, MAIN 8308, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. STRIKE SITUATION. Carson City, Nevada, August 8, 1922. Mr. A.S. Halsted, General Solicitor, L.A. & S.L. R.R., Salt Lake City, Utah. Dear Sir: Citation was issued today and placed in the hands of U.S. Marshal Fulmer, who will go to Las Vegas either tonight or tomorrow. Governor Boyle leaves here by auto for Las Vegas Thursday noon by way of Tonopah, and I am going with him. We will arrive in Las Vegas Friday night. Your wire this date received, but the Governor is unable to leave until the day after tomorrow and I thought it advisable to wait and go down with him. Possibly Marshal Fulmer will wait until this time. I am enclosing a copy of a letter I addressed to the Governor at his request, reciting conditons at Las Vegas; and I am forwarding to Mr. Pettit a copy of the information and affidavit filed to procure the citation for Clark Reed. Judge Farrington leaves tonight to attend the Bar Association, but will be back here by the 14th, where he will remain for some time. Mr. Comstock advised me by wire of the identity of the three Zentmyer assailants, and likewise advised that Mrs. Andrews recognized the four women who assailed her. Was much pleased that you wired the Department of Justice in regard to the attitude taken by U.S. Attorney Springmeyer. He was very emphatic that the state and county authorities ahould preserve order, which is true, of course, as far as it goes; but I think he is wrong when he says that the United State Marshals are not obliged to enforce the open violation of the injunction; that is, in the working of trains in front of the depot, and to prevent the open assemblage of more than one picket in and about our station grounds. Marshal Fulmer takes the same view of it that I do, but of course is governed by the District Attorney. Mr. W. G. Treadwell of the Department of Justice, was



Frank R. McNamee letter to A. S. Halsted, August 8, 1922
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