National Affairs: Sheriffs

The ghost of the late John Dillinger haunted two contests in last fortnight's elections. At Lima, Ohio, Democratic Acting Sheriff Don Sarber was running to keep the job of his late father, Sheriff Jess Sarber who was killed when Desperado Dillinger's friends released him from the Lima jail in October 1933. A Republican got Don Sarber's father's job.

At Crown Point, Ind., from whose jail Desperado Dillinger walked out last March with the help of a wooden pistol, Democrat Carroll Holley was running to succeed as sheriff his aunt Lillian Holley who had been...

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