National Affairs: Mississippi Witnesses

In Vicksburg, Miss, one day last summer, young Louis Mize, learning that his wife had gone automobile riding with a married man named Martin Decelle, decided to go after them. He got the sheriff and his chief deputy to go along, so there would ''be no trouble." They found the couple parked on a lonely road. Louis Mize argued for a while with his wife. Then he whipped out a pistol, shot Martin Decelle dead.

At his trial in Vicksburg last week the sheriff and deputy were witnesses for both prosecution and defense. They testified...

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