Winona Republican Herald, November 2, 1948 : Front Page

Publication: Winona Republican Herald November 2, 1948

Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1948, Winona, Minnesota You Have Time to Vote; Polls Open Until 8 P. M. VOLUME 48, NO. 219 WmONA, MINNESOTA, TUESDAY EVENING, NOVEMBER 2, 1948 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Voting Heavy in Industrial Areas Eau Claire Authorities Return Slaying Suspect From Seattle Eau Claire, authorities were returning a. 32-year-old man here today :for further questioning in a doub'le murder while more than 600 high school students searched the slay- ing site for the murder weapon. Sheriff Lloyd Thompson left Seattle, Wash., by train last night, accompanied by Marshall John- son, an Eau Claire roofer, who agreed to waive even offered to pay his own ex- penses to the Wisconsin city. Johnson was arrested in Seattle Sunday on an open charge at the request of Wisconsin author- ities, who said he had gone hunting j------------------------------------------------------------------------------- with a 22 calibre rifle October 23, returned home without the gun that night and left town the following morning. On the afternoon of October 23, Raymond Smith, 18-year-old ban: clerk, and his 17-year-old girl com panlon were shot to death. The! bodies were found late Sunday alon a river on a remote corner of a country club golf course. Four 22 calibre slugs were re moved from Smith's body and threi from the girl's. After Johnson's arrest Sunday Detective Pat Kenyon, of Seattle quoted the Eau Claire man as say- Ing. "I was out hunting Saturday (October I met a fellow and he bought my gun. He had a shotgun I had a 22. He was a farmer from Mondovi, Wis., and was pheasan hunting in the woods outside the

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Publication: Winona Republican Herald

Location: Winona, Minnesota

Issue Date: November 2, 1948