Ruby Duley Shira daughter of Mr and Mrs Earl Duley May 4, 1923 Joplin Globe
Was Waiting: for Car. 51'rs. Shira was returning from tlie home of her husband's -parents, Mr. and Mrs. Shira, who reside at Bowell, about 5:30 o'clock. She was standing at the crossing awaiting awaiting the arrival of a Galena car. Kakman's house' is about 100 feet from the station. He lifted rifle and fired, Mrs. Shira said. She did not see him until she heard the shot .and was strucl\. Mrs. Shira declared tonight that two shots were fired. . Eakman, liowever, said he fired only one shot. Police and Dr. McKinney McKinney gave the opinion tjiat only tlie ' one shot was fired and that the bullet passed through her arm and also entered her side. The bullet entered the left arm, just below the elbow. The woun'd in the left side is slight, according to the attending physician. Mrs. a ^ira was taken to the hohie of her husband's parents. Her condition is not believed serious. Mi-s. Shim is, the daughter of Mr. nnd Mr^. Earl Duley who - reside hei'e. Hfer husband, Albert Shira, is employed at a Ford motor car plant at Detroit, Mich. Tliey were married March 19, last. No investigation was made-of the uase tonight Eakman is being held awaiting tlie arrival of K. E. Rosenstein, Rosenstein, county attorney. Eakman, it was said toiiight, was taken to a sanitarium at Nevada, Mo., in 1913, and was there for a time.