Books: Judge Lynch

ROPE & FAGGOT: A BIOGRAPHY OF JUDGE LYNCH—Walter White—Knopf ($3).

¶ At Sardis, Miss., in 1921, 500 men and women collected a mass of leaves. To a log in the middle, they fastened Henry Lowry. When his feet began to roast they brought his wife and small daughter to see how Lowry strained to swallow hot ashes.

¶ In South Georgia recently a suspected murderer could not be found, but his friend could. After the mob had revenged itself on Friend Turner, Mrs. Turner threatened court action. For that...

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