GEORGIA: Rivers' Revenge

Massachusetts' Governor Charles Francis Hurley last July refused to extradite an escaped Georgia chain-gang convict who had been caught running a Boston lottery. He added insult to injury by giving as his reason that Georgia's prison system was inhumane. Georgia's Governor Eureth Dickinson Rivers last week had his chance for revenge. Lawyers for a Negro barber named Fleming ("Sing") Willis, who had served less than a month of a ten months' sentence for operating an Atlanta lottery, applied for a parole: "Applicant feels that the attitude of Governor Hurley of Massachusetts towards...

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