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The Hard Life of George Royal

“George Royal was the name given to a stranger arrested by Henry Koger, special officer, Saturday evening. He claimed to be from Quincy, Kentucky. After being put behind bars on a drunk and disorderly charge the stranger tore down the electric lights and wires in the jail. He was released on a $10 bond Sunday.” …

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The Sudden Demise of John McElhaney

John McElhaney, well-known in this city, where he resided for many years, died very suddenly at his residence, in Lewis county, Kentucky, six miles from Portsmouth, last Thursday morning, at seven o’clock, of rheumatism of the heart, in his fifty-ninth year. He had been in his usual health, and his sudden death was a shock …

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Burns Fatal for Lewis County Child

“After having survived weeks of pain as a result of burns on her face and body from the abdomen up, little Margaret Ginn died unexpectedly yesterday at Haywood hospital. Margaret was 2 years old and the second youngest of the four daughters of Frank Ginn and Rose Ginn, who live at Salt Lick in Lewis …

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The Strange Hermit: Alexander Shaw

“Alexander Shaw, who met a horrible death by falling in the fire last week at his home, two miles east of Quincy, was one of the strangest characters known to Northeastern Kentucky. He was a hermit and had lives that secluded, unnatural life for more than forty years. He came from Pittsburg, many years ago, …

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Snow Blamed in Two Deaths at Vanceburg

“Two deaths in rural Lewis County Thursday were blamed on the last week’s bitter weather and road-clogging snow, which prevented doctors from reaching the patients.” “Joseph King, 65, died of pneumonia at his home on Oak Ridge about 2 PM Thursday as his family struggled home with medicine through roads described as ‘bad at best.’” …

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Ghost Cause Terror in Lewis County Oil Camp

“The Vanceburg Sun says: For some days past excitement has prevailed at the Kinniconick Oil Camp, not saying that excitement is any unusual state of affairs since the oil boom struck Straight Fork some months ago, but a new feature somewhat more novel and interesting to the nonresidents of the camp is now disclosed.” “We …

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The Obituary of Ellen Crawford Warder

“After an illness extending over a period of ten years, Mrs. Ellen K Warder, wife of George M Warder, passed to the Great Beyond at her home, 3939 Rhodes avenue, New Boston, at 1:15 Thursday morning. Complications caused death.” “The deceased was born in Mason county, Kentucky, her maiden name being Ellen K Crawford. She …

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Oliver Piatt Captured at Vanceburg

“Oliver Piatt is in jail, charged with cutting Ulysses Grant Chapman with a knife. The trouble occurred April 26th, at a dance on Rocky Fork.” “Piatt skipped to Kentucky immediately after the cutting and has been living near Vanceburg. A warrant was issued from Squire Hall’s court and Constable Shields has been trailing Piatt. Tuesday …