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February 11, 1910

THE EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, Feb. 11, 1910

* Laurel Creek murders
* Justus family tragedy
* Buchanan County, Virginia
* Howard Little execution

The front page has a two column heading: "SLAYER OF FAMILY OF 6 EXECUTED AT RICHMOND" with subhead. (see) Surprisingly this issue is in good condition being from the "wood pulp" era. Very hard to find issues that are not totally fragile from this era in paper.
Complete with 8 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, some small binding holes along the spine, generally nice.

wikipedia notes: Charles Keeney Hamilton was an American pioneer aviator nicknamed the "crazy man of the air". He was, in the words of the U.S. Centennial of Flight Commission, "known for his dangerous dives, spectacular crashes, extensive reconstructive surgeries, and ever present cigarette" and was "frequently drunk". He survived more than 60 crashes.

Category: The 20th Century