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The life and untimely death of Johnny Mulhern
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The information in this column came from the Monroe Sentinel, a weekly paper published from September 20, 1854 through November 12, 1912, which is available at the Monroe Public Library. All of this information came from three consecutive weeks in October 1880. The first issue had five articles about this incident and if you were to read the paper from top to bottom and left to right, you’d probably have to read some of it a second time as there were brief tidbits about the episode before you knew what had happened.