The Suitor V. The Shotgun
Episode 419 tells the story of a family’s downfall, precipitated by a general disdain for the 25-year-old suitor of a 17-year-old daughter. Things go particularly awry when the suitor makes a valiant last-ditch effort to win the love of the family he hoped to be his in-laws, but a shotgun blast proves more potent than true love.
Culled from the historic pages of the Philadelphia Inquirer and other newspapers of the era.
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