ILLINOIS: I Have Had My Fun

In the Cook County jail one day last week, Ernie Gaither, 23, a Negro who had killed a man in a holdup, laboriously began to write:

"I am here . . . with only six days to live before I go to the electric chair. . . .

"I never have worked in my life. I preferred boxing because I thought I was tough. ... I was one of the best fighters in my class at one time, but how do you think I got my money? I didn't get all of it from...

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