Topeka, KS Boy Didn't Drown, Jun 1903

BOY REPORTED DROWNED.

A rumor was current in Chillicothe Wednesday that Robert Barnett, nineteen year old son of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Barnett of west Calhoun street, had been drowned in the recent flood at Topeka, Kas., Mrs. Barnett stated to the CONSTITUTION Wednesday morning that the report was without foundation, she having heard lately from her son, she said, is employed at Junction City, Kansas.

The Chillicothe Constitution, Chillicothe, MO 3 Jun 1903