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This newspaper article from the Kansas Democrat focuses on the lynching of Commodore True and how the town of Hiawatha is defying the state law that prohibits the sale of intoxicating liquors. The article goes on to state that city officials lack the backbone to prosecute those who violate the law.

Date: December 01, 1892

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Item Number: 305402
Call Number: H 352
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 305402

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