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21 June

This Week in History — June 20 – 24, 1916

As reported by the “Summit County Journal” 100 years ago and brought to you by the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance today! —————————————————————————————————————————————————-

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The Whatley Ranch Home was the scene of heart rendering tragedy when father and son quarreled. The resulting grief was overwhelming when Barney L. Whatley shot and killed his father, Martin L Whatley. Believing their father was reaching for his revolver, two bullets were fired striking Mr. Whatley in the chest. Attorney Whatley turned himself into the sheriff after notifying his…