Spartanburg Herald newspaper article, Spartanburg , S.C.dated July 6, 1909
GEORGE BUSH SHOT WIFE AND THEN HIMSELF Columbia Spcial,S.C. July 5.- A dispatch from Edgefield says that George Bush shot and killed his wife, formerly MISS ALICE DOOLITTLE this morning. The couple had separated, Bush having gone to Georgia. A later report says that MRS. BUSH is still living and that Bush, after wounding his wife, killed himself. The sheriff has gone to the place which is near Clark Hill.