Gallows Built for Parish's Only Convicted Murderer

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Gallows Built for Parish's Only Convicted Murderer - Clinton C. Davis, local carpenter, carpenter,...
Clinton C. Davis, local carpenter, carpenter, took one of the last steps in preparing for the execution of Lincoln parish's only convicted murderer in history, early this week, when he completed the scaffold and erected it inside the Parish jail, from which Johnny Sanders, 20 year old negro, will pay the extreme penalty for the 'brutal shooting of Sim Evans, 40 year old white farmer here more than a year ago. Sanders will be hanged between the hours of 12 noon and 3 o'clock Friday afternoon, afternoon, January 15.

Clipped from The Ruston Daily Leader07 Jan 1937, ThuPage 1

The Ruston Daily Leader (Ruston, Louisiana)07 Jan 1937, ThuPage 1
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