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Martin Luther Wolford Dies at Athens Hospital

“Judge Sikes on Thursday received a telegram announcing the death of Mark K. Wolfard, a Scioto county patient at the Athens hospital. He was committed in March, 1906, and has rapidly declined.” “Before his affliction, Mr. Wolfard was a prominent school teacher of the west end of the county. His condition resulted in sickness and …

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Inmates Escape from Athens Asylum

“James king, an aged carpenter and saw filer, was arrested by Officer Henry Clark at Twelfth and Gay street Wednesday noon. King is said to have been up to his old tricks of annoying little girls. Chief Phillips will hold him pending investigation of complaints.” “James King, an aged carpenter, was adjudged insane by Probate …

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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, …

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Mrs. Susan Finley Dies at Athens Asylum

“Mrs. Susan Finley died at Athens Asylum Friday, the 29th, and was brought here and buried in Greenlawn Sunday. She had been insane for several years. She was a daughter of Thomas Lawson, and sister of Thomas B. Lawson, of Middleport. Her husband’s name was Alex. Finley, at one time a Scioto county official. Her …

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An Old Farmer Adjudged Insane

“Jerome Snyder, an old citizen of Jefferson township, has been adjudged insane by the Probate Court, and is waiting transfer to the Asylum at Athens. Mr. Snyder, who is an unmarried man, is 56 years of age, and has resided all his life in Madison and Jefferson townships. He has been eccentric in his habits …

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The Death of Willard J Allen

“Willard J Allen, 32 of 545 1/2 Front street, died at 5 PM, Tuesday in Athens State hospital, where he had been a patient the last few months. He was a former local steelworker.” “Mr. Allen was born March 23, 1914.” “He was a member of the Church of God on Carey’s Run.” “Survivors include …

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Duncan Livingstone Died at Athens Hospital

“Attorney Nelson W Evans received a telegram Wednesday morning notifying him of the death of Attorney Duncan Livingstone, his former law partner, which occurred at the Athens hospital this morning at 3 o’clock, following a confinement in the institution for the past five years.” “It had been known for some time that the aged barrister …