Topeka State Journal clipping

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Topeka Negro Killed in Montana.

Atchison, Kan., July 6. John Handy, thirty-three, son of Emanuel Handy of Atchison, was shot and killed in his saloon at Butte, Mont., following a discussion of the Flynn-Johnson fight, according to a dispatch received by his father. Handy, who is a colored man, ran away from his father's home in Topeka, when he was a boy of fifteen, and prospered in the liquor business. It is not known here who killed him.


Topeka State Journal, “Topeka State Journal clipping,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed May 22, 2024,

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