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Sid Hatfield's not guilty verdict......
Item # 649723
March 22, 1921
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 22, 1921
* Sid Hatfield & others not guilty
* Battle of Matewan WV fame
Page 6 has one column headings: "JURY ACQUITS 16 OF COALSTRIKEMURDER (sic)" "Finds Sid Hatfield and Others Innocent of Killing Detectives in West Virginia" "Men Go Back To Matewan" and more. (see) First report coverage on the acquittal of William Sidney 'Sid' Hatfield, police chief of Matewan, and others in West Virginia. He would be killed in a shootout later that year.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 pages, a little irregular along spine, otherwise good.
Category: The 20th Century