The Council Grove Republican
Friday, March 21, 1913



The Allen Enterprise
Allen, Lyon County, Kansas
 Thursday Morning, March 20, 1913


Local and Personal

The body of Rufus Christian was brought from Council Grove Wednesday and buried in the Allen cemetery.  Mr. Christian died at St. Marys Hospital in Emporia, Monday morning following an operation for appendicitis.  He was a fireman on the Missouri Pacific out of Council Grove.  The Christian family formerly lived here and were quite well known to the older residents of this vicinity.  Rufus leaves a mother and brother to mourn his loss.
The Council Grove Republican
Friday, March 28, 1913