Hutchinson KA paper story about George Erker & Wife
Prairie. SUMNER TOWNSHIP HOLDUP. in A Little Occurrence With a Lady the Case Last Week. Tom Elbury, county surveyor and Ernest Myers went down.tor: Sumner township last week to do some surveying. surveying. They stayed all night in Andale, Andale, Sedgwick county,; where a Dutch ball was in progress and left early in the morning with George Erker, who had driven In for them.. When they were a few miles out of Andale they met a fine looking lady driving a fine looking horse and buggy. When she was ^about even with EHbury anil his crowd she pulled up and called to the driver to stop. . Mr. Erker stop/, ped, all right, and tie lady.said,,"Give me your pocqetbook." Erker did so throwing it over to her buggy,.., Then she whipped up the team and ; .was gqne. Elbury and Myers ,were shak : ihg in their shoes, and, after, they bad gone a little way, Erker turned around and said, "That's my wife.