Nation: That's What Guns Are For

At the Tiffany Mining Co. in Hocking County, Ohio, a caravan of 50 trucks and cars pulled to a halt one day last week. More than 100 striking coal miners clambered out, set fire to a nonunion coal truck and an office trailer, then swept on. In Lawrence County they overturned a pickup truck; in Jackson County they did $13,000 worth of damage to one mine's scales. In Baldwin, Ill., another band of strikers delayed a train carrying coal to the state power company by stacking and burning railroad ties on the tracks leading into the utility's plant. In the snow-covered...

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