He Surrenders

The Courant American Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
August 4, 1892, Page 1
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He Surrenders,--After nine years absence from the scene of the act.—Suggs makes a sensation—He now wants a trial for a killing he claims was an act of self defense—will probably be bailed. [This is a long article about the murder of Plattor in Adairsville November 7, 1883. “Plattor, who was formerly from Dayton, Ohio, but later from Moberly, Mo., started out on the road, accompanied with his family, they together forming a small show combination. While at Roberts station in Henderson county, Ky., Plattor met Suggs, who was a young man of 25 years and induced him to accompany him. They had been on the road about a month when they reached Adairsville.” [A description of the murder and escape from jail follows] “After wandering about in the west for nine years, Suggs decided to give himself up to the authorities here and stand his trial for the killing. Going to Kentucky where his mother and brother, C. L. Suggs, lived, he induced the latter to accompany him.”


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