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Des Moines Register

SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1930 -- PAGE 3.


            AT ZOOK SPUR

(Register's Special Iowa News Service)

   ZOOK SPUR -- J. D. Williams, 45, Negro, was shot and killed by his stepson, Gerald Bryson, Negro, at 1 a. m. today. Bryson, who is 19, was arrested immediately after the shooting by Justice of the Peace Robert Brown, who held him for the Dallas county sheriff.

   According to Bryson, he shot his stepfather in self defense, after attempting to stop a quarrel between his mother and Williams.
   Williams and his stepson had been running a boarding house at Zook Spur. 

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Contributed 30 Nov 2017 to Dallas County IAGenWeb

by Sheila "B", granddaughter of Robert Brown.

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