August 31, 1907

Minstrel Performer Has Become
Estranged From His Family.

Billy Williams, the old-time minstrel, is wandering lost somewhere in Kansas City, according to his wife, with the youngest of their seven children. She came on from Iola, Kas., last night, where until Wednesday Williams was assisting organizing an amateur show, looking for him. She called at No. 4 police station, and asked for assistance to locate the husband.

Williams had slept at 215 West Sixteenth street with Gus Manning Thursday night, but had become separated from Manning yesterday forenoon after going down town. At midnight Williams had not been found.