KU KLUX KLAN: Assaulted Grocery

Some one has to be Mayor of Herrin, Ill. Elections are due next week. It is desirable that there should be more than one candidate. So Marshall McCormack, head of the grocery firm of Marshall McCormack & Bros., put himself forward in opposition to the regular Ku Klux Klan Kandidate. Mr. McCormack is himself a Klansman, is running on a joint Klan-Klanless ticket, is bitterly opposed by the Klan-or-nothing regulars. A year ago, some enemy set fire to his store; the flames were put out.

A fortnight ago, his life was threatened...

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