RACES: Debt Collection

Near Clarksdale. Miss., a colored sharecropper named James Wiggins and his commonlaw wife. Ethel Davis, owed $175 to their white boss, Joseph Shelley Decker, who was afraid they might decamp without paying. What this situation led to was described last week by Clarksdale's Sheriff H. H. Dogan after he had been summoned to the 200-acre Decker farm by Sharecropper Wiggins. Said Sheriff Dogan:

"I went to the Decker place and in a sharecropper cabin I found the woman chained to a bed with a trace chain locked around her neck. She had been...

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