From the Files
Last updated 6/8/2021 at 9:09am
100 years ago
STOP CRIME WAVE
The best minds of America have been devoting a great deal of attention to crime and seeking cure for this National disease. This year's Chautauqua brings one of the progressive public men of the country. Honorable J.D. Botkin, who as warden of the Kansas Penitentiary has studied the matter first hand. The present orgy of bank hold-ups, gang murders, defaulting by officers of big concerns, sex crimes, and others have been variously charged to the after effects of the war, the picturing of criminals in movies, lapse in reli...