Medicine: Jubilee

Prejudice! Graft! My tactics a bombshell! Prosecution frightened! My case is over! These were the jubilant cries last week of Rev. J. Frank ("Killer") Norris, 49, unofficial Baptist Fundamentalist, of Fort Worth, Tex., who on July 17 decreed death to Dexter E. Chipps, lumber dealer, and acted as agent himself (TIME, July 26 et seq.). The now deceased had ventured to expostulate with the parson for maligning D. E. Chipps' friend, the Mayor of Fort Worth. Pastor Norris, who has since been at liberty on bail, preaching weekly to vast throngs, has...

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