The 2nd Surrender Of General Robert E. Lee

After a weeklong melodrama of false starts, pratfalls and tragedy, the city finally succeeded Thursday night in evicting Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from a hill over Turtle Creek two miles north of City Hall. Spurred by the threat of a rally in defense of the statue scheduled for Saturday, the city finally figured out a way to remove it from Lee Park a week after the City Council voted for it to be taken down immediately.