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Feb. 24, 1908

February 24, 2008 |  6:20 am


Above, the first paparazzi ... With a headline in dialect, no less ... Below, a nighttime intruder doesn't suspect the woman of the home sleeps with a .32 under her pillow ... 19 African Americans are arrested in a raid on a "disorderly house" at 3rd and Alameda ... The man who ran the cigar stand at 5th and Wall streets kills himself after writing a note that says "bury me as cheaply as possible and don't make any fuss about the funeral" ... An African American narrowly avoids a lynching after allegedly shooting the police chief of Fayetteville, N.C. ... And the Santa Fe railroad advertises trips to Coronado.



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