RACES: Three at Tuscaloosa

In Tuscaloosa, Ala., Sheriff R. L. Shamblin hustled three Negroes into an automobile one midnight last week, sped down a lonely back road toward Birmingham. His prisoners were Dan Pippen, 18, A. T. Harden, 16, and Elmore Clark, 28, indicted for the murder of a white girl. Sheriff Shamblin had heard that a mob was planning to break into the Tuscaloosa jail and lynch them next day. As he drove along, two carloads of armed men overtook him, demanded his prisoners. Sheriff Shamblin turned them over to the lynchers who disappeared into the...

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