A very small article on front page of Tuesday, April 1, 1930 of The Pueblo Chieftain WIDOW OF HICKMAN TO COLLECT $4,500 DENVER, March31,--(AP)—Recommendation that $4.500 be paid to the widow of C. A. Hickman, deputy sheriff of Kiowa county who was shot and killed by the Manter, Kan., robbers several weeks ago was made to the state industrial commission today by Harold C. Thompson, director of claims. The money would come from the compensation insurance fund. It is the maximum that could be paid. The Manter trio John Walker, Claude Ray, and Andrew Halliday, were charged with first degree murder in connection with the killing.
Just below this article was the following: SON OF EVANGELIST IS FREED OF CHARGE LOS ANGELES, Calif.,--March 31—(AP)—Felony complaints charging George Sunday, son of Evangelist Billy Sunday, and Maurine La Salle, Hollywood model with marital infidelity were dismissed in municipal court today. In moving for dismissal, Deputy District Attorney George Stahlman said Mrs. George Sunday, who caused the complaints to be filed last November, no longer wished her husband prosecuted. Sunday is in Chicago where he was arrested last week.
Then there is always “The Worst Story I Have Heard Today By Will Rogers” on the front page of The Pueblo Chieftain. You find a lot of men are great hits with women they aren’t married to. They are so cute, the other women say. Well, Mrs. Sadd had that kind of a husband. One day at her bridge party, one of the women said to her. “Oh, Mrs. Sadd, everybody likes your husband so well. He’s such a kid. Just a regular boy, ain’t he?” “Yeah, I reckin he is a regular boy.” “Well, you know what I mean. He likes to play games don’t he? And ain’t he even playing at make-believe a good deal of the time!” “Yeah, that’s right, he plays and makes-believe. He makes believe he’s the president and I’m the House, and he vetoes all the appropriation bills that I pass.”