KU KLUX KLAN: Six Dead Men

Herrin—last week, six more men were killed there.

¶ Two years ago, in June, 21 non-union miners were massacred by strikers at a coal mine near the town.

¶ Last January, the Ku Klux Klan, which had obtained a foothold in that region, began a series of prohibition raids that almost brought on more riots. Glenn Young, the Klan leader, walked the strets with two guns openly strapped at his waist. Troops were called in to halt violence. Young was arrested a month later; when the troops had been withdrawn,...

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