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Sitar family murders.... "devil made me do it"...

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January 30, 1932

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 30, 1932

* The Sitar family murders
* Manitoba prairie - Canada
* "Devil's hatchet man"

Page 5 has a one column heading: "NINE SLAIN IN NIGHT, FARM HOUSE FIRED" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Sitar family murders. Thomas Hreczkosy, a farmhand, said Satan and a fly told him to kill family with axe
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 36 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