Time: Today Place: The United States
Period of Action: Twenty-four Hours
by HOLMAN DAY
Author of "The Rider of King Log" "The Red Lane" "King Spruce" "Where Your Treasure Is"
PERCIVAL P. BAXTER
A Consistent and Courageous Champion in the Protection of "The People's White Coal." With the Author's
Sincere Friendship and High Regard.
I. HOW "THE MORRISON" BROKE ST. RONAN'S RULE
II. THE THREAT OF WHAT THE NIGHT MAY BRING
III. THE MORRISON ASSUMES SOME CONTRACTS
IV. ANSWERING THE FIRST ALARM
V. THE MEN WHO WERE WAITING TO BE SHOWN
VI. THE MAN'S WORD OF THE MAYOR OF MARION
VII. THE THIN CRUST OVER BOILING LAVA
VIII. A ROD IN PICKLE
IX. MAKING IT A SQUARE BREAK
X. A SENATOR SIZES UP A FOE
XI. FLAREBACKS IN THE CASE OF LOVE AND A MOB
XII. RIFLES RULE IN THE PEOPLE'S HOUSE
XIII. THE LINE-UP FORMS IN THE PEOPLE'S HOUSE
XIV. THE IMPENDING SHAME OF A STATE
XV. THE BOSS OF THE JOB
XVI. THE CITY OF MARION SEEKS ITS MAYOR
XVII. THE CAPITOL IN SHADOW
XVIII. THE CAPITOL ALIGHT
XIX. LANA CORSON HAS HER DOUBTS
XX. IN THE COLD AND CANDID DAYLIGHT
XXI. A WOMAN CHOOSES HER MATE
HOW "THE MORRISON" BROKE ST. RONAN'S RULE
by HOLMAN DAY
On this crowded twenty-four-hour cross-section of contemporary American life the curtain goes up at
nine-thirty o'clock of a January forenoon.
Locality, the city of Marion--the capital of a state.
Time, that politically throbbing, project-crowded, anxious, and expectant season of plot and counterplot--the
birth of a legislative session.
Disclosed, the office of St. Ronan's Mill of the city of Marion.
From the days of old Angus, who came over from Scotland and established a woolen mill and handed it down
to David, who placed it confidently in the possession of his son Stewart, the unalterable rule was that "The
Morrison" entered the factory at seven o'clock in the morning and could not be called from the mill to the
office on any pretext whatsoever till he came of his own accord at ten o'clock in the forenoon.
In the reign of David the