National Affairs: Second Degree for Third Degree

Motoring near drab little Uniontown, Pa. one evening last September, the local district attorney and a county detective encountered an automobile careening crazily down the road, stopped it, arrested the driver for drunken driving. He was Frank C. Monaghan, a 64-year-old Uniontown hotel man. The detective took the old man's wheel. The district attorney drove ahead, returned when he saw that the second car was not following. He found the detective staggering down the road, bleeding from a knife wound. Frank Monaghan was hauled to police headquarters for questioning. There that night he...

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