Boy Murdered… Was Struck by Gas Pipe

The Scoundrel George Post of McPherson, Kansasheadgeorge post

breakoutThe story begins to unfold on the morning of June 3, 1915:
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Mrs. Dora Thomas Post, who died mysteriously on October 4, 1913.
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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).

 

Done For Revenge

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:

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The Daily Iowa Capitol, September 22, 1899:

1899 0922 daily iowa capitolThe Hutchinson (Kansas) News, October 24, 1899:

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