But no one went through with the arson threats that were bandied about back then, says Cummins.
Parker said true serial arsonists are relatively rare, and that most arson crimes are for financial gain or fraud.
Klansmen were implicated in the arson of 30 black churches in Mississippi.
He was booked for arson of property and is being held in lieu of $50,000 bail.
In the late 1940s, he writes, there was “one racially motivated bombing or arson” every twenty days.
But to-day they are only names by which may be characterized certain works of Russian arson.
Well, I may tell you that I have a warrant to arrest him on a charge of arson.
"I expect they've issued a warrant for Niven on a charge of conspiracy or arson, and the boys have heard of it," he said.
Grave suspicions of arson are entertained, but up to the present no arrest has been made.
I would wear forever on my conscience the white rose of theft and the red rose of arson.
1670s, from Anglo-French arsoun (late 13c.), Old French arsion, from Late Latin arsionem (nominative arsio) "a burning," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin ardere "to burn," from PIE root *as- "to burn, glow" (see ash (n.1)). The Old English term was bærnet, literally "burning;" and Coke has indictment of burning (1640).