Iowa Old Press
Ames Daily Tribune and Ames Evening Times
Ames, Story co. Iowa
Monday, November 22, 1920
SHOOTS WIFE OF FORMER HUSBAND
Sioux City Woman Under Arrest For Killing of Wife No. 2; Each Woman Married Three Times.
(By United Press)
Sioux City, Iowa, Nov. 22 Mrs. Martha Oxcberger, 40, was under arrest today, charged with shooting and killing Mrs. Ella Nicolls, 46, a neighbor, at Mrs. Oxbergers home here last night. Mrs. Oxberger is the divorced wife of Henry Nicolls, husband of the dead woman. Both women have been married three times and each is living with her third husband. Nicolls is being held as a witness to the crime.
[transcribed by L.Z., October 2015]