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...

Just Like White Folks

George Bailey, a colored Topeka teamster, shot twice at Mrs. Fanny Thompson, a colored widow, the other day because she refused to marry him, putting a bullet through each arm of the woman.  He then killed himself.  The Kinsley Graphic, Kinsley, Kansas.  November 29,...

Ed Parks Killed

Lizzie Williams, an eighteen-year-old negro girl whose home is at Kansas City, shot and killed Ed Parks, a negro lad about the same age, at Coffeyville, recently.  Parks was her sweetheart and was visiting her at her boarding place with the fatal shot was fired.  The...