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COLVIN, Floyd & Carl - Two Boys with Loaded Pistol - 1902


Posted By: cheryl Locher moonen (email)
Date: 9/17/2019 at 08:44:32

Two small boys, Floyd and Carl Colvin, held up for robbery at the point of a pistol a 12 year old boy named Harry Bisdorf. The robbery occurred at the Illinois Central trestle in Central yards at Waterloo. Young Bisdorf, who was badly frightened, says the revolver was fully loaded and the hammer raised when the boys pointed it at him.

SOURCE: Manchester Democrat, Wednesday, Jan 29, 1902, Manchester, IA, Page: 2


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