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 - Negro Boy, J5, Admits Killing Distant Cousin |...
Negro Boy, J5, Admits Killing Distant Cousin | ;tnd felled him with n cedar fence I post for the $17 hr had in his ; wallet. • At the same time, Patteson criti- ci/ed the ' interference of outside newspapers" whom he accused of j trying to inject racial issues into the murder, lie said this caused the .Mount Erien community inn all-Negro settlement) to become bcwililered and afraid to talk. "This put serious obstacles In the path of the investigation." he said. 'It also caused numerous telephone calls which prevented officers from yetting into the field and doing a thorough investigation immediately. P'lttcson said Henry is a student in the seventh grade at Waelder. i Tex.. <vhich Js near where the body ; of Johnson was found Monday. , nearly consumed by fire. He said Henry lived with Willie He GONZALES, Tex. —UP— L. C. Henry, 15-year-old Negro boy, will be taken before County Judge John Kombcrg next Wednesday to answer a charge that he murdered his distant cousin, Herbert Johnson, a local leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. But County Attorney E. W. Patteson said Henry must he treated ns a juvenile because he is less than 17 years old. As a juvenile, the maximum penalty that can be Imposed on him is commitment tn reform school until he is 21. He cannot be tried later as an adult According to Patteson, the boy confessed that he slipped mi behind the 60-year-old Johnson while he was feeding his cattle .Sunday Social Calendar THURSDAY: Mrs. Jack Lamkin. 2515 Ave E. of hot sausage, two knives and a will be hostess to the A&M wallet. Patteson said he had S6.70 , Mothers Club at 7:30 r m of the money on him when he was ! ™° Brownwood-Brown County Re- arrested. ,/^^ | j by Thursday. of J I | j ing j and gun: man i ex' J loot

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  1. Brownwood Bulletin,
  2. 08 Dec 1955, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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