Miss Esther Douthitt marries. July 5, 1917
RITCHEY, ROUTE 1. f w W. W. Ferguson and family visited visited in Joplin Sunday. Master-Boyden Brown was a passenger passenger to-Neosho Sunday night. Lloyd Ni'mmo, and Miss Esther Douthitt were secretly married about six weeks ago and the fact did not become generally known until last week. Since the wedding, Esther, together together with her sister, Miss Ina, have been visiting in Oklahoma, but we understand they are home and the young couple will go to housekeeping on the Adams place near Ritchey. •This young couple is well and favorably favorably known in our neighborhood and all join in wishing them a store of happiness.