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Richard Brinsley "Dick" Sheridan, Jr. death....

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October 29, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 29, 1931

* Richard Brinsley "Dick" Sheridan, Jr.
* West Point Army Cadet funeral (1st report)
* College football game vs. Yale (broken neck)
* Charles Lindbergh's Yangtse River wreck photos

The top of page 16 has a one column heading: "SHERIDAN'S FUNERAL HELD AT WEST POINT" with subheads and photo. (see) First report coverage on the funeral of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Jr., who broke his neck during a Army vs. Yale college football game.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions.  Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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