Thursday, January 31, 2013

1913 - Lily Langtry Sued Again

The Tacoma Times
January 31 1913

Jersey Lily Sued Again
Debt Now 18 Years Old
Well Digger Asks $750

San Francisco, Jan 31
Claiming she Owes him a $750 balance on a well boring job in Nevada 18 years ago, G. McLoughlin, one-time well digger, has brought suit for that amount, and court costs, today against Lily Langtry, the actress, who is appearing in vaudeville here.

According to McLoughlin, he sank a gusher on a ranch in Nevada, which Mrs. Langtry purchased at that time.  He claims he was to receive $1000 for the job but was paid only $250.

Mrs. Langtry will have to remain here to answer the summons and her vaudeville tour may be interfered with.

McLoughlin Now is a master mechanic in the United States mint here.

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