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title: 'El Paso herald. (El Paso, Tex.) 1901-1931, April 14, 1910, Image 8',
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EL PASO HERALD
If a Delightful and Powerful Story Appeals to You, Don't Miss
THE THIRD DEGREE
About to be Published in the El Paso Herald
The Lawless Power of The Police
fT This story tells how the police of a great city exercise their powers to extort
jJ confessions from innocent prisoners. It shows how greed for promotion and
notoriety lead to brutal officers convicting innocent men on perjured testimony.
It shows how even the relatives and loved ones are made to suffer because they
stand firmly with a prisoner once enmeshed in the police snare.
Society, Riches, Intrigue
JTT The story deals with the son of a rich man, the father having married a
m second time a young woman who has "aspirations" socially; it shows how
social parasites prey upon the people who receive them; how men without honor
make a living off women whom they get in their power; it lays bare the social
life of a great city--the "exclusive" society, and tells how lawyers are tempted
to allow justice to miscarry, in fear of offending monied clients.
Love and Honor
JTT It is one of the most thrilling stories of years. It has a deep love plot and a
j beautiful young wife from the lower stratum of life, but withal honorable
and true, rescues a husband from the very shadow of the electric chair.
JIT In its dramatic form "The Third Degree" is a remarkable success. As a
Jl story it is more powerful than in its stage representation.
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The Opening Chapter Will Appear Soon
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