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David C. Campbell was president and the principal stockholder in this corporation for a number of years but he resigned the latter part of 1936. Bowling, former vice president, supplanted him in that office.

Stokley Bowling is a native of this section and has been connected with the company since inception. He is a practical coal operator and is in charge of operations at the mine.

Bean, 45 and married, has been identified with the coal industry since a young

R. A. and J. H. Bowling have been connected with the coal industry for many years but their financial interest in this company is small.

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EXHIBIT 3113

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BENITO MINING Co., BENITO, Ky.
Name of mine, Benito Harlan.
Address, Benito, Ky.
Location, Benito, Ky.
Postmaster, James Bennett.

Officers and Board of Directors
Mrs. S. E. Bennett, president.
Yearly production:

Tons

Yearly production-Con. 1922..

12, 600 1930.. 1923

18, 612 1931, 1924_

109, 462 1932. 1925

165, 904 1933. 1926.

149, 536

1934. 1927

146, 091 1935 1928.

101, 522 Yearly assessments, associa1929.

83, 511

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Tons

73, 273 42, 032 21, 241 27,764 30, 854 41, 680

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EXHIBIT 3114
BERGER COAL MINING Co., LE JUNIOR, Ky., HOLMES DARST Coal Co.,

CINCINNATI, OHIO

(Harlan County Coal Operators Association)
Name of mine, Berger.
Address
Location, Wil-Bar, Ky.
Postmaster, Ernest W. Reece.

OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Guy Darst, president, Knoxville, Tenn.
C. E. Ralston, vice president, St. Charles, Va.
Lilias Ropp, secretary and trasurer.
E. P. Avant, Jr., director.
W. H. Barthold, director, 20 Pine Street, New York City.
E. E. Turner, director and general superintendent, St. Charles, Va.
Chartered 1920 with authorized capital stock of $225,000. Of this amount
$150,000 is claimed paid in. Corporation succeeded to a partnership in which
Guy Darst and Charles E. Ralston

were partners. Darst, a native of Knoxville, Tenn., is connected with Benedict Coal Co., and the Holmes Darst Coal Co., of that place. Charles E. Ralston, a native of Knoxville, Tenn., is connected with the Benedict Coal Co., of that point. The concern mines and ships coal, its output at this time being taken over by the Holmes Darst Coal Co., of Knoxville

, Tenn. Barthold is also president of the Kentucky King Coal Co. Berger Coal

Mining Co. owns its acreage together with improvements worth around $300,000. About 1933 lost its market which was mainly the railroads. Was then mining in the Harlan seam and this coal was not very well adapted to

the graded coal market. Management made arrangements to move operations from the lower Harlan seam to the Darby seam, which it operated very carefully until it developed sufficient area underground to prove a worth-while body of coal in that particular seam.

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BLACK MOUNTAIN CORPORATION, Chicago, ILL.

(Harlan County Coal Operators Association) Names of mines:

Great Hart No. 30.

Great Hart No. 31. Location:

Kenvir, Ky. (30).

Rawley, Ky. (31).
Postmaster John Q. Van Pelt.

ADDRESSES, OFFICERS, AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS
8. Peabody, president, Chicago, Ill.
N. D. Bachman, vice-president, Cincinnati, Ohio.
C. D. Caldwell, vice president.
J. Solari, secretary, attorney.
W. A. Fisher, treasurer, Chicago, Ill.
G. W. Reed, 'director, vice president.
M. F. Peltier, director, vice president, Chicago, Ill.

Incorporated 1909, in Virginia, for the purpose of acquiring coal lands and leasing same to minor operators, charter amended 1917. Company has authorized stock, $2,500,000. Control is held jointly by Peabody Coal Co. and Interlake Iron Corporation.

Company owns, in fee simple, 29,000 acres of coal land in Harlan County, and Lee County, Va.' On 10,000 acres of the Harlan County property, estimated to contain 46,683,850 tons of coal, company now has in operation completely equipped mines and a double tipple.

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EXHIBIT 3116

Black Star Coal Co., LOUISVILLE, Ky.

(Harlan County Coal Operators Association)
Name of mine, Black Star.
Address, Alva, Ky.
Location, Alva, Ky:
Name of mine, Dixie Star.
Address, Alva, Ky.
Location, Wilfred, Ky.
Postmaster, Roy Fraim.

OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

William S. Speed, president, Louisville, Ky. Benj. F. Reed, vice president, Louisville, Ky. Charles D. Major, treasurer, Louisville, Ky. R. R. Smith, secretary, Louisville, Ky. F. M. Sackett, director. Berry V. Stoll, director. Edw. H. Hilliard, director. Delaware corporation, chartered 1902, authorized capital of $1,500,000. William Speed is president and principal stock holder in Beaver Dam Coal Co., Pioneer Coal Co., North Jellico Coal Co., Louisville Cement Co., Louisville Cement Corporation, Louisville Cement Co. of New York. Berry V. Stoll is president of Stoll Refining Co. Edw. Hilliard is member of local stockbroker firm, J. J. B. Hilliard & Sons. Company branch offices in Chicago, Ill.; Detroit, Mich.; and Davenport, Iowa. Almost all company's coal fields are in Harlan and Bell Counties, Ky. Company has adequate shipping facilities and large number of employees.

Real estate: Approximately 6,000 acres of coal land and fields in Harlan and Bell Counties.

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Blue DIAMOND Coal Co., CINCINNATI, Ohio

(Harlan County Coal Operators Association) Name of mines:

Bonny Blue.
Mayflower.

Crown.
Addresses:
Bonny Blue, Va.

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Chevrolet, Ky.
Location:
Bonny Blue, Va.

Do.
Chevrolet, Ky.
Postmaster, Mr. Thomas D. Seay.

OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS

Alexander Bonnyman, chairman, director.
James Bonnyman, president, director, Cincinnati, Ohio.
F. E. Gore, vice president, director, Cincinnati, Ohio.
W. H. Sienknecht, vice president, director, Middlesborough, Ky.
J. L. Eledge, treasurer.
Clara Hood, secretary.
Charles Cochran, director, Knoxville, Tenn.

Incorporated in Tennessee in 1915; charter transferred to Delaware in 1922. On Nov. 1, 1926, absorbed four producing companies: Bonny Blue Coal Co., Royal Blue Coal Co., Sapphire Coal Co., and Liberty Coal Co. On January 1, 1927, absorbed Blue Diamond Coal Sales Co. In 1929 purchased Black Mountain Mining Co. Mines and properties located in southeastern Kentucky, east Tennessee, and southwestern Virginia. Employed 2,600 in December 1935. Capital stock authorized $5,500,000, outstanding December 31, 1935, $5,000,000. Stock owned principally by officers and employees.

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CLOVER FORK Coal Co., Kitts, Ky.

(Harlan County Coal Operators Association)
Name of mine, Clover Fork.
Address, Kitts, Ky.
Location, Kitts, Ky:
Name of mine, Golden Ash.
Address, Kitts, Ky.
Location, Kitts, Ky.
Postmaster, Grant Mason.

OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Augustus F. Whitfield, president, Kitts, Ky.
William M. Whitfield, vice president, Kitts, Ky.
Augustus F. Whitfield, Jr., secretary and treasurer, Kitts, Ky.
Ed. C. Whitfield, director.
Thos. Whitfield, director.

Chartered in 1911, authorized capital, $50,000, increased by subsequent amendments to $200,000. Augustus F. Whitfield, interested in coal industry many years, has been quite successful. Entire output of company is sold through the Walter Bledsoe Co., of Cincinnati, Ohio.

Real estate, $424,441.62.
Capital stock, $200,000.
Surplus, $587,085.31.

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(Harlan County Coal Operators Association)
Name of mine, Clover Splint.
Address, Closplint, Ky.
Location, Closplint, Ky.
Postmaster, Raymond C. Morgan.

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OFFICERS AND BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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Howard N. Eavenson, president.
Newell G. Alford, secretary and treasurer.
J. P. Williams, Jr., director, Pittsburgh, Pa.
William F. Jarvis, director, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Hallock G. Sherrard, director, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Arthur S. Dayton, director, Charleston, W. Va.

Chartered as the Pittsburgh Coal Land & Railroad Co., under West Virginia laws, May 7, 1925, to take up coal lands and leases, and July 31, 1926, the corporate name was amendej. The scope of activities broadened and in 1927 certificate was filed increasing the capital stock from $100,000 to $500,000, preferred, par $100, and an issue of common stock, 7,000 shares of no-par value. Again, December 8, 1927, the preferred stock was increased to 7,500 shares at $100 par and the no-par common stock to 12,500 shares. The latter issue in October 1929 was brought to 14,000 shares. Howard N. Eavenson, president, was for 18 years with the United States Coal & Coke Co., at Gary, W. Va., &s chief engineer. Alford formerly had beep chief engineer with the St. Bernard Coal Mining Co., of Kentucky, and he is now associated with Eavenson in han. dling professional engineering work. J. P. Williams, Jr., with the Koppers Coal Co., etc.; William R. Jarvis, Pittsburgh manager for the Sullivan Machinery Co.

This enterprise, upon reaching commercial production, found some difficulty in building up a market, although the coal is a high-grade splint. The Holmes Darst Coal Co., of Cincinnati, Ohio, is sales agent, and other outlets are through the Holston Corporation and the Southern Coal Co. of Memphis, Tenn.

Real estate. The company is operating on a 50-year lease from the Harlaa Splint Land Co., the tract comprising 1,720 acres and the Clover Splint Coal Co. has ownership, a half interest in 795 acres and 2 additional tracts in Pike County.

In December 1929 closed a lease on 1,120 acres of the High Splint Coal seam from the United States Coal & Coke Co.

The company has a fifth interest in the Holston Corporation, chartered in Delaware; headquarters, Cincinnati, Ohio. This corporation is working on & system of coal storage in retail yards. Authorized capital $500,000, preferred, and an issue of common stock, 20,000 shares of no-par value. Of the preferred $141,000 subscribed and paid in, ownership being controlled jointly by the Clover

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