GILBERT BITLER, farmer, Section 24, Salem Township, P. O. Eureka, whose name is familiar to the readers of this, is a native of Ohio, but for the past six years has resided in this State, where he has recently taken for a wife the daughter of one of the oldest residents of this township- O. E. Ladd. Me. B. is engaged in the cattle business, and has but recently removed here from Lyon County. Although but a young man he has proven himself one of the most successful cattle men of the West.
History of the State of Kansas, William G. Cutler, A. T. Andreas, pub., Chicago IL. 1883