Religion: Indicted

"The public has overwhelmingly rendered its verdict of acquittal and exoneration," announced the attorney for the defense last week, which was six weeks before the trial. Of course he referred to Parson Norris, the Fort Worth Baptist who shot a man for remonstrating with him about attacks on his fellowtownsmen (TIME, July 26).

The district attorney, R. K. Hanger, announced that Dr. Norris, like any other Texas indictee; will receive acquittal, a minimum of two years for manslaughter, or the maximum of death in the electric chair, depending on how the twelve good Texas...

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