Nation: Who Do You Want Next?

A Texas millionaire finds himself in deep trouble

"I got Judge Eidson dead I for you."

"Good," came the reply.

"I'll get the rest of them dead for you. You want a bunch of people dead, right?"

"All right."

T. (for Thomas) Cullen Davis, 44, one of the richest men in Texas, listened without expression as the tapes of that conversation were played in court last week in Fort Worth, Texas. At his side sat Rich ard ("Racehorse") Haynes, chief of the defense team that has so far cost Davis $4 million in more than...

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