National Affairs: Horrid Scene.

The back of their mine strike broken, the I. W. W.'s in Colorado resented it last fortnight when Louis N. Scherf, "hero" of the Columbine Mine "massacre" (TIME, Dec. 5), was posted in Walsenburg, Colo., with his squad of sharpshooting State Police, to watch over the town while the State Industrial Commission parleyed there on the strike. The State Police were in town at the request of Mayor John J. Pritchard, whom the Walsenburg city council declared a virtual dictator during the disturbances. Mayor Pritchard cried: "Bolshevism shall not prosper in Walsenburg as...

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