The Lamoni Chronicle
August 2, 1906
DAVID WOOD DISAPPEARS FROM COUNTY FARM.
David WOOD, an inmate of the county farm, left the farm June 29 and no trace of him can be found. He is 54 years of age, is about 5 feet 7 inches in height, weight about 135 pounds, blue eyes, black chin whiskers mixed with gray and upper front teeth are out. He is feeble minded. Anyone knowing of his whereabouts or having information concerning him are requested to communicate with El L. SHIRA, steward of the county farm, or H. G. SCOTT, county auditor. Davis is well known to the people of this vicinity. He lived in Leon many years and worked about town. - Decatur County Journal.
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