Published in the Chicago Tribune
September 20, 1936
Chicago, Illinois
Crown Point, New Mexico

A father strangled and bludgeoned his 15-year-old daughter while excessively drunk, drank a pint of whiskey next to her body, tried to hang himself, then turned himself in to police requesting to be executed in the electric chair.

Also accompanying the article is a short segment about a woman who had tried to commit suicide by poisoning but failed. She tried again, this time with a gun, and was unfortunately successful.

A third article reports aeronautical engineer and Prohibition-era airborne bootlegger Benny Howard’s crash which cost him his leg. Though not reported in this article, Howard’s wife’s (Maxine “Mike” Howard) legs were injured as well.

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