Letters, Mar. 20, 1939

Jesse James


This is to say that I for one am in sympathy with the protests against the senseless cruelty to horses in the picture Jesse James [TIME, Feb. 6 & 20].

Apropos of the James family the following incident might be of interest:

Back in the '70s my mother was going through Missouri when the train stopped at a little town. A small, countrified looking woman got on and took the seat in front of her. The conductor, taking tickets, stopped at her seat but she looked straight ahead. "Your ticket, madam," he...

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