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Younger brothers might plead guilty to avoid being hanged...
Item # 623361
November 19, 1876
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, November 19, 1876
* Cole, Bob & Jim Younger in jail
* Post Northfield, Minnesota raid
The top of pg. 5 has column heads including: "TO SAVE THEIR NECKS" "The Younger Boys May Possibly Plead Guilty" "In Which Event They Could Not be Hanged" "Arrival of Their Aunt & Sister at Faribault". These heads and the report that follows is concerning the infamous Northfield Bank robbery (see).
Other news tidbits on pg. 5 include: "Two Murderers to Hang" "The Vandals Nabbed" "A Black Hills Tragedy" "Desperate Jail Birds" and more.
Category: The Old West