Hunter Cotner

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STILWELL BOY WAS UNDERHILL AID IN KANSAS BANK HOLDUP Hunter Cotner, 24 years old, Tuesday Tuesday was sentenced to two terms of imprisonment for: th e roiboery May 9, 1933, of the Windom State bank, Windom, Kan., i n which the safe containing $75,000 in securities, and 31,200 in cash was hauled away. He waived preliminary hearing at Ms arraignment befor e Judge. J. G. Somers in district court at Mcpherson, Mcpherson, Kansas and was sentenced to terms of .'five to ten years for burglary burglary and one to five years for grand larceny, the terms to run concurrent-, ly. • „ -.z. The Windom band's safe was recovered recovered several months ago from "the graveyard of-safes", on a far.m near Mannford, Okla. Several other safe3 stolen, from banks in Kansas, Missouri Missouri ar.d Arkansas also were unearthed unearthed on the farm. Virtually all the bonds taken in the Windom, robbery have been recovered said Sheriff Nordling of McPherson county. Cotner implicated only one other person, in the robbery, Alvi n Purdy, now serving, a sentence in-the Oklahoma Oklahoma state' ; prtsbnr"" * " v '"~ ' —Daily Oklahoman. Cotner js well known here and was associated in business ._in a grocery hnd meat market under the firm name of Rider & Gotner up until' a"bout the later part of April of this' year. He has made Stilwell his home for the past 18 months Or more and has many friends and acquaintances in this city and surrounding community. Stilwell friends knew Mm as a quiet young man, friendly and. courteous, and a 'social favorite' among the younger set of the community. community. - • He was returned to Kansas this week.

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  1. The Standard-Sentinel,
  2. 29 Nov 1934, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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