Missouri Valley Times (IA)
Missouri Valley Times (IA)
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Description: Two Break Jail – Phonish and Crowley

Date: March 7 1912

Newspaper published in: Missouri Valley, IA

Source: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov

Page/Column: Page 1, Column 6

La Crosse, Wis., March 6.—John Phonish, under sentence of two years in the Waupun penitentiary for attempted murder, and John Crowley, under two years’ sentence for forgery, broke jail at Sparta, Wis., early today and escaped. The men opened three locks with keys they had made out of wood.

Submitted: 06/29/20

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