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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 16, 1912, Image 11',
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IS COLOR HATRED GETTING BEYOND BOUNDS,
MOVING CHILDREN TO MURDER
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Sammy Simms, who stabbed negro boy to death
Is color hatred becoming worse
in this country that even the chil
dren are moved to deeds of blood?
If not, what can be the -meaning
of the following horrifying stor
ies in the telegraph news?
vIn less than a week there have
Hashed over the wires three ac
counts of hcrw white bpys tried to
reduce'the colored population,
and in two instances succeeded.
In 6ne case there was no ap
parent reason for the shooting. s
In another case a trivial quarrel
over a dog resulting in sending a,
negra lad to his death.
In still another the failure to
pay a nickef bet ended in the loss
of a iife a negro's and the
making of a young white boy a