Sunday, July 1, 1917 (all day)



... Public opinion burned Ell Person – the minister of the gospel, the lawyer, the doctor, the newspaper editor, the man who talks to others on the street corner or the street car – he shared in in, that is he did unless he protested and there were few protests. The majority approved. The minority kept silent, and silence gives consent.

And so, to-day, when the reaction has come and we shudder at the story of the man who cut out the heart of the half-roasted fiend, of the men who severed his head and sped to town to throw it in the street, let us stop and see what part we played in it...