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.

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Topeka State Journal, “Topeka State Journal clipping,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed May 22, 2024, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/535.

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