National Affairs: In Omaha

Two years ago, stores, theatres ard even churches in Omaha were closed and darkened after nightfall for fear of the "phantom sniper," a creature who, invisible for nearly two weeks, moved through the evening streets firing a silent pistol at whatever human targets took his fancy in the house windows or under streetlights. A contractor was first to die. Then a doctor was slain in his office. A railroad detective was riddled in the freight yards. A bullet smashed past a girl at a drugstore counter. The "phantom" also went shooting in Council Bluffs,...

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