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Rejected Suitor Shoots Himself

RUSSELL – Fred Heard, 22, manager of an oil company, shot and killed himself here late Saturday night after having been rejected by Hilda Nuss, a Russell high school girl. Heard has threatened to take his life for several weeks, but no one had taken him seriously. The...

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John Seed Left High and Dry

Patrolman Took His Liquor and Left Him Dry HUTCHINSON, KS - John Seed, a harvester, who claims North Dakota as his home, is the victim of hard luck. He arrived in Hutchinson penniless last night. Going into a South Main street pool hall he noticed a pint of alcohol...

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Ruby Clampitt Jumps From Train

Rejected by Sweetheart Caused Girl To Take Life Discover that Lover was "Double-Crossing" Her Led Ruby Clampitt to Jump to Death STERLING, KS -  July 7 - It was the discovery that her sweetheart had gone back on her, and had given information to the officers leading...

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Owen – Hockaday Married

DIGHTON, KS - At the home of the bride’s parents at high noon September 16th, Pete H. Owen and Hattie L. Hockaday were united in marriage by Rev. Hodges. The bride was attended by Miss Alice Conner, and Guy Doll served as best man. The bride and groom left Monday...

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Hagans – Morse Married

DIGHTON, KS - Arthur Hagans, of this place, and Irene Morse, of Gove County, were united in marriage at Boulder Colorado, They will make their home on Sunny Slope Ranch, southwest of Utica. Mrs. Hagans was formerly a Gove County teacher. The light plant went to an...

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Graves-Carl Wedding

DIGHTON - Miss Ethel Carl and Mr. Ralph Graves were united in marriage Sunday noon at the home of the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. D.S. Carl of Imperial. Mrs. R.J. Hopkins, of Garden City played Lohengrin’s weeding march and the young people took their places beneath...

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Edward Bradshaw & Ethel McLeland

DIGHTON - Edward Bradshaw,former principal of the Dighton Schools, was married Monday at 1:30 p.m. to Ethel L. McLeland at the home of the bride’s parents at Chanute. Both Mr. and Mrs. Bradshaw are well and favorable known K.S. N. students. Mr. Bradshaw graduation in...

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Will Settles & Edna Lambert

DIGHTON - Will Settles and Miss Edna Lambert of the Healy neighborhood, were united in marriage by Probate Judge Bates at his office, yesterday. The Dighton Herald, Dighton, Kansas. Friday, June 23, 1916. (c) Transcribed by Sonya Thomas for the Kansas Council of...

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