Lawrence, KS Auto Crash Into Ditch, May 1931


Lawrence, Kas., May 11 - (AP) - A Sunday afternoon drive ended in death for four Kansas University students. Their motor car left the highway on a curve and overturned yesterday in a ditch between here and Topeka.
The victims:
FRED C. SPEH, 21, Wichita, junior.
ARTHUR WILLIAM SNYDER, 20, Fort Scott, Kas., freshman.
MISS FRANCES BERENICE McINTIRE, 18, Wichita, freshman.
MISS MILDRED L. MESSMORE, 21, Kansas City, Kas., unclassified.
The four were returning here from Topeka in SPEH'S car, which failing to make the curve on the slippery pavement.

Corsicana Semi-Weekly Light Texas 1931-05-12