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Sources: Law Officers Battle Over Gambling in the South

Hattiesburg American (Miss.), “Sheriff Stands Ground in De Soto Gambling Row,” June 11, 1940.

Hattiesburg American (Miss.), “Threats Fly Fast in Sheriffs’ Tavern Dispute,” Dec. 14, 1940.

Reno Evening Gazette (Nev.), “County Sheriffs in Clash Over Border Gambling,” Dec. 17, 1940.

The Biloxi Daily Herald (Miss.), “Sheriff Hunting Exact Boundary,” Dec. 16, 1940.

The Kingsport Times (Tenn.), “State Line Rift Blamed on ‘Cash—Not Morals,'” Dec. 12, 1940.

The Kingsport Times (Tenn.), “Mississippians Volunteer to Repel Invasion,” Dec. 15, 1940.

The Kingsport Times (Tenn.), “Sign in Shelby is Painted Out,” Dec. 19, 1940.