POLITICAL NOTES: In Dunton

The final finger at the end of the Law's long arm in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania is a tall gaunt man named Robert G. Elliott, official executioner for those four States. After society had finally decided it must take the lives of Communists Sacco & Vanzetti last summer, it was Executioner Elliott who threw the electric switch. He also killed Ruth Snyder, Judd Gray, and over 100 less famed criminals. When he took up his profession in 1926 he tried to keep it secret. But his name leaked out after a year. He has been uneasy...

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