Letters: Jul. 22, 1929

Smith & Wesson Line

sirs: TIME has brought two delightful experiences me within recent weeks for which I am grateful. One of these was caused by the excellent, impartial review of my book on lynching, Rope, and Faggot, which appeared in the ssue of June 24; the other by TIME'S printing n the July 8 issue of letters from below the Smith and Wesson line threatening me with ynching, tarring and feathering and other courtesies. Such solicitude and statements as Mr. Eldon O. Haldane's that ''the well balanced Southerner hopes that lynchings of Negroes...

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