CRIME: Bounty

In 16 months 16 banks have been robbed in Nebraska. Desperate, the Nebraska Bankers' Association last week posted a $3,000 reward for each bank robber killed in the act. That very day three young men entered a bank at Nehama, stole $1,000.

Nebraska is the second State in which dead bank robbers are worth more than live ones*.Texas bankers go further, offer $5,000 per corpse. This sum has been paid five times in five years. Last April two Negroes were lured into bank robbery at Fort Worth so that four white men might reap $10,000 bounty for killing them.

*Nebraska's price...

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