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Gold Buried 50 Years Ago is Being Traced
Submitted by: Mollie Stehno

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The Oklahoma Leader
January 18, 1917


Tulsa, Jan. 11-Days of Captain Kidd and Poe's "gold bug" were hearkened back to when "Scout" Younger, cousin of Cole Younger, the famous outlaw, headed a party which began a search for $63,000 buried somewhere on the face of Lost City Mountain, six miles west of Tulsa, which was secreted there more than forty years ago by the famous James brothers gang. Cole Younger who died last March left directions for the finding of the booty the Tulsa member of the Younger family as a heritage. The searchers carried guiding rods, picks, shovels and other paraphernalia necessary.


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