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November 8, 2016

1901 Two Set Fire to Wooden Jail Cell - Perish in Flames - Columbus, Missouri

Gurley Herald
Description: Two Set Fire to Jail Cell - Perish in Flames
Date: February 14 1901
A Jail in Wyoming, the one in Columbus,MO would
have been similar.
Newspaper published in: Gurley, AL

Cliff Christian and Henry Arthur, confined in jail at Columbus, Mo., set fire to their cell and perished in the flames.

 (and the 1901 Darwin award goes to.....Cliff and Henry)

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