The Press: Magee Transferred

There is a new citizen in Oklahoma City. He has been twice sentenced to prison. He shot a man. Despite these facts, he will undoubtedly become an Oklahoma City leader.

Two years ago a hotel employe in East Las Vegas, N. M., tried to separate two fighting men. One of the fighters shot; hit the peacemaker, by mistake, in the throat. The shooter was Carl C. Magee, Scripps Howard newspaper editor, his opponent David D. Leahy, a former judge who had thrice sentenced Magee to prison—once for libel and twice for contempt of court. The...

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