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The Hoffer Murders

“Sylvanus Daulton, former marshal of Rarden, who figured in numerous controversies, faces a kidnapping charge, filed today in Portsmouth Municipal Court.” “Paul Williams, investigator for the office of Everett Burton, Scioto County prosecutor, said Daulton was charged with kidnapping Mrs. Florence Hoffer, 51, of Rarden.” “He said the warrant was issued on information of Orvie …

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Man Kills Step-Father Defending Mother

“Last Saturday evening, Mr. Baker, living near Harrisonville, shot and killed his step-father, Jacob Gilliland. The later was crazy with liquor and attacked his wife with a knife with a razor blade. Mr. Baker interfered to save his mother’s life, when the infuriated man turned upon him, and cut him in several places, Mr. Baker …

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Ten Bodies Exhumed, Taken to Greenlawn

“The remains of the parents of James M. Williams and of eight other departed relatives were successfully removed from below Pond Run to Greenlawn cemetery Wednesday evening. Nothing was found left of three other bodies known to have been buried in the family graveyard. Mr. Williams’ father was married four times and the remains of …

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Charles Barnhart Found in Scioto River

“A body recovered from Scioto river Thursday noon was identified as that of Charles E. Barnhart, 67, Chillicothe, retired farmer, who disappeared April 16.” “Identification was made by a son, John Barnhart, Chillicothe, who viewed the body in Melcher funeral home, Thursday night.” “Barnhart identified the body by scars, clothing, a pocket knife, and a …

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The Tragic Death of Ray L. Lyon

“Ray L. Lyon, son of Mrs. MC Lyon, the proprietor of the Corning Times and also the Valley House, of that place, shot himself through the heart at 10:30 Tuesday evening, in Frank Hacquard’s gun store on Front street.” “The circumstances, which are somewhat peculiar, are in brief as follows:” “About half past nine o’clock, …