WAR DEBATE ENDS IN DUAL SHOOTING
Haggart, Dec. 16.—Arguments over the European war are believed to have led Otto Suket, a German, 49 years old, to kill John Deacon, an Englishman, 69 years old, and commit suicide. The men were neighbors. Suket ending his own life with a shotgun while officers were en route from Fargo to arrest him.
Walter Suket, a son, testified at the coroner's inquest his father and Deacon had argued frequently over the war.
Valley City Times-Record, 12/21/1916