Bessie Blanton Heckard 
Last updated: 22.06.17
All that can presently (December 2015) be gleaned about by internet searching is that Bessie Blanton Heckard is the one-off composer of Swellest in Town (1903) published by W. F. Roehr, Topeka, Kansas, USA.
Surfers are welcome to contribute information about this composer.

Further sheet music at DBE: ON HOLD