Nation: Piute Hex

In the Indian cemetery of Yellow Jacket, Utah, Lloyd Cantsee and Truman Hatch, Piutes, dug up a superstition supposed to be dead and a squaw's body really dead. Of dead fingernails and toenails they made a powder to put in the drinking water of their enemies. Of the superstition that this potion would cause its quaffer a loathsome disease (diabetes mixed with scurvy) they had high hopes. Caught at their hex, they were brought last week by tribefellows before a court at Price, Utah. Their defense: "We were only having fun." Their sentence:...

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