Bedford Daily Mail
April 1, 1921
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Charge Is Filed Against Frank Staggs, Oolitic Man, in Police Court

James Hillenberg [consider Hillenburg a spelling variant], Oolitic man, alleges that his wife, $300 and Frank Staggs left simultaneously and as the result, Staggs is charged with grand larceny and fornication. Staggs gave bond in the sum of $560 for his appearance. The trial is set down for April 8th [difficult to read] in Mayor Allen's court.



Of Mrs. George Brandt Occurred at Her Home in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday

Mrs. George Brandt, former resident of this city, died at her home in Lexington, Ky., Wednesday morning following a stroke of paralysis suffered Sunday.

The husband of Mrs. Brandt, who survives, was the superintendent of the old Woolen Mills in this city years ago. The family resided where the McCormick store is now located.

Ol Brandt, a brother of George, was also superintendent of the same mill at one time. He died many years ago but his widow survived until quite recently.

She is survived by the husband and two sons, Frank of Lexington, Ky., and Daniel W., of Macon Ga.

Funeral and burial were Thursday at Lexington.



Operation Performed on Mrs. Robert Gyger, Highland Park, This Morning For Neuralgia Trouble

Mrs. Robert Gyger [consider Geiger a spelling variant], Highland Park, submitted to a surgical operation for the relief of facial neuralgia at the Dunn Hospital this morning that is said to have been the most difficult surgical operation ever performed in this city. The operation was performed by Dr. Ellers of Louisville, a specialist assisted by Dr. Ragsdale. Two years ago Mrs. Gyger had a bad external nerve removed in Chicago, and in this operation here a nerve root was removed from inside the skull. She had been suffering from the trouble for fifteen years.



Henry Jesse Thomas, the one-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Mack Thomas, Sixth Street, died last night at 9:25 o'clock of meningitis. Funeral services will be conducted from the home tomorrow afternoon at two o'clock by Rev. John Williams.

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Mr. and Mrs. Bert Sears of Lafayette are here on account of the death of Opal Jackson, half brother of Mrs. Sears.


The condition of George Sears, who is at Rochester, Minn., for treatment, was slightly better although quite serious.


Born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dano, North K Street, a daughter.

Typed and donated by Randi Richardson.