HEROES: Tuggle

Arraigned before a De Kalb County, Ga., grand jury last week was one Will Tuggle, Justice of the Peace, employe of the Stone Mountain Memorial Association until it squabbled with Sculptor Gutzon Borglum and abandoned work on its gigantic live-rock monument to the Confederate dead (TIME, March 2, 1925). Will Tuggle had tugged a pail of ''colored brick-water" to the mountaintop, dumped it on the back of General Lee's carved horse, Traveller, in such a way that the liquid trickled below the horse and made a large unsightly stain.

Will Tuggle's defense:...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!