from The Republican (Danville, Indiana) – issue of Thursday, April 11, 1929 – page 1, column 2:
JOHN SPEARS MARRIES
This is the story that should have been written by John Spears, of the local staff of the paper, but as he is honey-mooning, the duty falls elsewhere in the office. Mr. Spears and Miss Helen Moore were married, Tuesday, at the home of Miss Moore in Mishawaka. Their license was issued in Indianapolis. Monday, Mr. Spears disappeared from this office without explanation. A telegram, yesterday, told the story. Their romance began at that Indiana headquarters for romances – DePauw university, and the wedding is the happy culmination. Friends of Mr. Spears are awaiting his arrival in Danville.