TERRITORIES: Killing for Killing

In recent Puerto Rican political campaigns Nationalists made an earnest effort to win by murdering a number of opposition workers. Last autumn Nationalists rioted at Rio Piedras, with the result that four of them were killed by the police. Resentful indeed were their colleagues because of this massacre.

Motoring home from mass last week with prayer book and rosary in his hands, Colonel Elisha Francis Riggs, chief of the insular police, heard a shot, gave chase to a man in a car. When police halted the runaway, another Nationalist popped up beside Colonel...

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