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Klan Creates Violence in Mining District in Pennsylvania

April 8, 1924
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Two men shot to death, two dying, twenty wounded twenty-four members of the Ku Klux Klan in jail here, four residents of Lilly in jail at Fben sburg, was the situation today following the rioting and murder

which broke out about midnight Saturday as the climax to a huge Klan demonstration in Lilly, a mining village twenty miles east of here.

The trouble started as the result of the expulsion from the United Mine Workers Union of a number of members accused of being Klan members, the union officials claiming that it was against the rules of the union for its members to join the Klan.

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