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In Years Past

November 1, 2013
The Post-Journal

In 1913, police this day were seeking an unknown rider of a motorcycle who fled through Lancaster and Williamstown, Pa., late the previous night, discharging a revolver widely among Halloween crowds and who was believed to have been responsible for the killing of two persons. One of the victims was 16-year-old Ivan Graves, who was with a group of other boys at Williamstown when the rider passed the group and without any provocation, fired three shots from the revolver. One bullet struck Graves in the temple and he died in a few minutes. The other victim was M. Collata, itinerant fruit merchant.

 
 
 

 

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