The little mining town of Herrin aroused the whole U. S., not many years since, with the story of a mining massacre perpetrated in the course of a strike. Intermittently since then it has been the scene of strife and of murder, until the world has begun to wonder whether Herrin will not soon be as uninhabited as the table where the hie gingham dog and the onetime calico cat sat.

Again, last week guns spat. Four bodies were carried to the undertaker's. Deputy Sheriff Ora Thomas, who left Herrin last fall, after...

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