CRIME: Lesson Learned

One day last week Lloyd Warner, a 19-year-old Negro of St. Joseph, Mo. confessed to raping a young white woman in an alley after binding her with her stockings. The judge who heard his prompt confession observed that there was no necessity to "hurry things." But in a distinctly hurrying mood was the crowd which began gathering outside St. Joseph's jail and court house that evening. When some rivermen appeared to take command of the mob, it surged into the court house, through the sheriff's living quarters, destroying everything before it. Governor Park...

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