Fortnight ago, Texas's Governor Dan Moody regretfully told a London newsman, interviewing him over the trans-Atlantic telephone, how mobbers at Sherman had killed Convict George Hughes, 41, Negro, how they had dragged his body about town, strung it from a tree, doused it in gasoline, burned it as a warning in the Negro quarter.
Exclaimed the newsman: "Well, well! Is this a common occurrence in Texas?"
Replied Governor Moody: "No." (TIME, May 19).
Last week at Honey Grove, 50 mi. east of Sherman, mobbers helped a posse find and...