British Commonwealth of Nations: Lincoln & Son

In Shepton Mallet jail, Somerset, England, a hangman's noose tightened, last week, and snapped out the life of John Lincoln, a British soldier, who last Christmas Eve murdered a certain traveling salesman whose house he was attempting to rob. Some 50,000 English humanitarians signed a petition that the execution be delayed for a few days until the condemned man's father might arrive from Ceylon. The petition was denied. John Lincoln's father is the notorious Ignatius Timothy Trebitsch-Lincoln, in 1910 a Liberal M. P. for Darlington,...

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