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THINK BOYER MAY HAVE - WADED ACROSS RIVER Loganeport Police Advance . This Theory After Search for Body of .. .. M' . ' ' Supposed Suicide. ' .5 tSpecial to The Zndianapolia Kntij , w 1XX1ANSPORT, EcuL. March 21 Although- Although- Although- the police dragged the Wabash river all day Thursday, the body of Ar thur I Boyer, the Chicago man, who, I pursued oy nis sweetheart, plunged into the water during the night, has not -yet -yet been found. The portion of the river into which the man walked is not more than waist deep at its deepest point, and Is so surrounded by rocks and sandbars that it would have been almost impossible for the body to have been i carried downstream. downstream. Failure' to find the body - ha caused the police to believe that the man might have under cover of darkness walked across the river, and waded out on the opposite bank. He was engaged I to marry the girl in May. , t - Boyer was a . member of the firm of ' Boyer Brothers. - wholesale harness deal- deal- 1 ers in Chicago, and came here last Saturday Saturday night to spend Sunday with Miss Agnes O'Connor, to .whom he was engaged engaged to be married. While here he was taken 'ill with hemorrhages of the nose, and the services of a physician were necessary. necessary. He lost so much blood that he wss unable to retarn to Chicago Monday. Tuesday he had another hemorrhaa-e hemorrhaa-e hemorrhaa-e and another Wednesday. Powerful medicine naa to te given mm, and. according to the girl, it cauaed him to become sllshtlv de mented at times. . . . His father and 'brother are now in the city directing the search for his body. They scout the belief of the police that he is living and played this trick to get out of marrying the glrL They do not believe believe that he had any troubles that would cause him to commit suicide, and think that the medicine which he ha$ been taking taking bad affected his brain.. .

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  1. The Indianapolis News,
  2. 26 Mar 1909, Fri,
  3. Page 22

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