8/30/1916 Danville, IL bank Robbery

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8/30/1916 Danville, IL bank Robbery  - called posi- W. today stat. any A Big Bank...
called posi- W. today stat. any A Big Bank Robbery. Danville, 111., Aug. 30.--S robbers. robbers. blew the safe of two ban.ks at Homer, 111., near here, early today affd escaped with 13,000. They left town in an automobile, going west. "The explosion at the two banks ·wero simultaneous, and were so muffled muffled that only a few people were awakened. Eight thousand flve hundred hundred dollars was taken from the Raynor Raynor and Rabb bank, and $4500 from the Citizens Bank. There was some delay in spreading the alarm, as the gang cut all wires into town except in ser. wi be strike a r e j The banks coul3 not open morning~Vntil money had been ship- to They beneficiaries in ped t 0 them from Danville. not reactionary t c to oE people war

Clipped from The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune30 Aug 1916, WedPage 1

The Chillicothe Constitution-Tribune (Chillicothe, Missouri)30 Aug 1916, WedPage 1
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