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Drowned Herself in the Ohio River

“Mrs. William Pitts, of East Eighth street, though a message received Thursday morning, learned that her niece, Miss Louella White, aged 26, had committed suicide Wednesday by throwing herself in the Ohio river.” “The scene of the tragic affair was at Kanaugua, a small town four miles east of Gallipolis. Eluding the vigilance of relatives, …

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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 Death of Esther Kinker on the Scioto River

“City fireman dragged the Scioto river in search of the body of Miss Esther Kinker, 19, of 1915 Summit street, WPA office worker, who disappeared early Tuesday morning.” “Leaning that Miss Kinker’s coat had been found on the Scioto river bridge, Sheriff Earl C. Brandel requested Fire Chief Robert R. Leedom to have firemen drag …

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Henry Seibert Found Face Down

“Henry Seibert, a farmer, who lives near Union Mills, was missed the latter part of last week. He was last seen at the opera house Wednesday. On the Monday following a man named Anderson was hunting in the Scioto bottoms west of Kaps’ brick yard. Approaching what he tool to be a log, he was …

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Constable Evan’s Gruesome Experience

“Constable Bruce Evans had a gruesome experience Sunday afternoon. A man drove up from the county infirmary to see him and told him that he had seen a body floating down the Ohio river. He was unable to get close enough to get it. Constable Evans immediately got a skiff and started down the river. …

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15 Year Old Gives Life In Rescue Try

Witnesses Report Pair Released Holds On Motorboat “Two East End boys were drowned Sunday in the Ohio River at the old ferry landing near the foot of River Ave.” The victims were Cecil McGlone, 15, of 2039 Fifth st, and Wade James, 11, of 309 Campbell Ave.” “Horrified witnesses said the drownings occurred when an …

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A Sad Drowning at Buena Vista

“News reached the city today of a sad drowning which occurred yesterday afternoon near Buena Vista, the victim being Jesse, the little ten year old son of David Metzer, a prominent farmer in that community.” “The accident occurred shortly after noon. The two little sons of Mr. Metzer, Walter aged twelve and Jesse aged ten …