The True Crime of George Spence
The New York Evening World, March 21, 1890.
The Scoundrel George Post of McPherson, Kansas
The story begins to unfold on the morning of June 3, 1915:
Clippings are from the McPherson Republican, June 11, 18 and 25,
1915, except breakout box (Topeka Daily Capitol, June 16, 1915) and verdict clip (Winfield Daily Free Press, June 21, 1915).
The Scoundrels Richard Hoeneck and Herman Hundhausen of Herman, Missouri.
It says they got the idea from reading dime novels. Who knows what they would have done had they read a Two-Dollar Terror instead!!!
From the Kansas City (Missouri) Journal, September 5, 1899:
The Daily Iowa Capitol, September 22, 1899:
The Hutchinson (Kansas) News, October 24, 1899:
The Scoundrel Fred Johnson of Topeka, Kansas
The Topeka Daily Capital, October 13, 1907:
>Page 1: The Crime Scene
Page 2: The Autopsy
Page 3: Coroner’s Inquest
Page 4: Preliminary Hearing
Page 5: The Trial
Page 6: The Verdict/Sentencing