morning shortly after the midnight hour, death claimed Adam
Amish, 62, victim of malaria and heart failure. Mr. Amish,
at the time of his death, was visiting in the home of J. N.
Duff, an old friend. His home was in Iowa City, Iowa, which he
and his wife left only a short time ago. He was in perfect
health when he left and only began to feel sick while en route
here. When he became so ill last week, his two sons were
sent for and they were here at the time of the death of their
father. The body was shipped Tuesday, back to his old home, Iowa
City, for burial. Mrs Amish and her sons accompanied the body.
S. S. Williams Undertaking was in charge. The Happy
Herald, 14 October 1927.
|Blake, Robert F.
Blake, formerly of Amarillo was found guilty and given the death sentence in
Tulia Wednesday morning for the murder of J. Fred Conner of Tulia. The
killing occurred on the night of July 18, 1925, but it was not until 18 months
later that Blake was arrested and placed in the Swisher county jail, without
bond. He was found at Ft. Smith, AR and arrested by J. Frank Norfleet, famous
cowman‑detective. He was convicted by the Swisher County Jury on the first day
of their session, and the trial was set for May 25th, 1927. The
Happy Herald, 3 June 1927.
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