Clipped From Iola Daily Register And Evening News

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 - HE HEARS NO WORD Mr. Whittaker Gets No News of...
HE HEARS NO WORD Mr. Whittaker Gets No News of His Son, Who Disappeared from Coffeyville. Late this afternoon C. I.,. Whittaker had received no news concerning the whereabouts of his son, Herbert Whittaker. who (lisapjieared from Coffeyville Sunday night. C. I.. Wli!t ;a !;er lias thus far received no word from his son. Herbert \\lii;ial i'. who disappeared from Coffeyville -'^ome lime Suuday night. Mr! Whitiakor. in company with E. D. Shields, of whose store in Coffeyville Herbert Whittaker is manager, went 10 CofTeyville Tuesda.v, to try to get some trace of his son. Mr. Whittaker n turned to lola yesterday afternoon. He learned absolutely nothing at Coffeyville which gave him any clue what ever to his son's whereabouts. Mr. Shields, who remained in Coffeyville, telephoned to Mr. Whittaker this morning that there was nothing new in t '.ie milter. Mr. Whittaker told Mr. Shields to give the affair to the Coffey \ll !e newspapers, so that it might have as much publicity at* possible. .Mr. Whittaker wanted the papers to ^-ay nothing ahtmi It, on account oi iie illiieH .s of .Mr.s. W}iittaker nt her home here, but since ii has been iiiaile public, he wants the matter given all the publUdty possible, in the hope iliai It will assist In clearing up e mystery. Herbert Whil laker dlHappearod firmi Coffeyville some lime Sunday irght. He was last seen by a druggist a ross the stitei from the Shields .-lure. He went Into this drug store a? about eight o'clock and drank a glass of Soca-t.'ola. That was the last III of !:im. In thx- afternoon he was ii. ills room most of the time his land- ir .'ly says, and gave no intimation that h - expected to leave Coffeyville. Neith- • did he gi\Te any such intimation to any of hiv5 intimate friends. Even his 11 O.St intimate friend in Coffeyville did nut know that he had di.sappeared until -Mr. Whittaker called on him Tues- ilay IO make inquiry. Herlwrt \Miittaker was in no trouble whatever in Coffeyville, so far as .Mr. Whittaker was able to learn. Affairs at the Shields stoie were In good shape, and absolutely no i^^spn for his disappearance can be advanced. .Mr. Whittaker recalled this morning that once before, when Herbert was twelve years old. he f&n away frpin home, with one of the tola boys, and stayed away for two or three nights. Mr. Whittaker this morning received atetter from his son, Frank WTiit- laUer, who is in the Indian Territory. He did not say anything about Herbert ^ WTiittaker, so it is reasonably certain he did not go there. ,

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  1. Iola Daily Register And Evening News,
  2. 16 Nov 1905, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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