Drowning of Tony and Joe Olliso

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Drowning of Tony and Joe Olliso - RIVER STRIKES AGAIN. Topeka. July 24 {ff}— For...
RIVER STRIKES AGAIN. Topeka. July 24 {ff}— For the second time this year, the Kaw river brought tragedy to the Sam Olliso family here. Two sons, Toney, 15,' and Joe. 11, were drowned in the stream while swimming late yester- dny. Tht-y stepped off into a hole 15 feet deep and sank despite efforts of a third brother, John 17 to rescue them. This spring' the' river overflowed and wiped out the Olliífi'.í truck farm crop. The distraught family had just finished digging out from the flood debris.

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  1. The Emporia Gazette,
  2. 24 Jul 1935, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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