Tuesday, April 25, 2017

"Sheriff with a Deadly Addiction"

In 1899, Frank sent out an invitation to a hanging, required by law of Arizona Territory sheriffs, which President William McKinley failed to see the humor in. It stated: “Latest improved methods in the art of scientific strangulation will be employed and everything possible will be done to make the proceedings cheerful and the execution a success.”

Read the rest of the True West magazine article. Great photographs. Tragic story.

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