IRELAND: Ellen, David & Mr. Pierpont

Ellen, David & Mr. Pierpont

David O'Shea, a farm boy from Knock Naloman, County Cork, walked to the scaffold in Mountjoy Jail in Dublin at dawn last week. Outside the gates a morbid crowd cursed the Irish police that hanged him. It was not that they thought David O'Shea innocent, but to the Irish mind he had been caught by unfair means. Irishmen expect sportsmanship in their policemen.

Last February the body of pretty young Ellen O'Sullivan was found in a bog. Ellen was a dairymaid employed by the Rathmore Creamery in...

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