IRONTON, Mo. -- William Hays was given life imprisonment in the penitentiary for being implicated in the murder of Andrew Deck, of Herculaneum, last February. His father, Ernst Hays, was tried here a short time back and sentenced to death.
Transcribed from "Fair Play" newspaper, Ste. Genevieve, Mo., November 26, 1921, Page 2, Column 4.