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   Zanesville Signal, The (Newspaper) - March 29, 1931, Zanesville, Ohio                               Section One MAIN NEWS SECTION w 1 i SUNDAY TIMES-SIGNAL THE WEATHER Cloudy Ja north .VOL. No. 38 MARCH 1931 SIX CENTS PER AGED CONSTABLE Youths Held in Roseville Jail for Crime Sheriff Curtis and Deputies Hurry to Scene When Report of Clubbing Reaches Witness In- sists Roscoe Evans Family Attempted to Kill Parents Escape Posse The victim of an angry family in- upon resisting the John 77-year-old Roseville attacked Saturday afternoon and savagely clubbed until he was forced to run for his life. He would have been beaten to nad it not been for a compan- John who helped him to out of the hands of a man and woman and their two it WAS 1 The young Bernard and his are in Roseville charged with resisting an officer. Their parents Mr. and Mrs. Boecoe fled and could not be found last night by a posse of men from the sheriff's office. face a similar charge. They may agof a poriy belonging to Clyde Nelsou wandered loose on tne streets and found by whose home is near Ironspot. Nelsou tried unsuccessfully to secure its re- ttirn and offered to pay a certain it was brat was unsuccess- ful when the elder Evans held out for Tiring of attempts to canoe to filed a writ of replevin Saturday In the office- of Justice Everett The aged Peart was sent to the Kvans home to present the writ. was said by 'Jhis compan- that no had Peart pre- sented the document than elder Evans-threatened him. with a ir he didn't leave the place the officer his wife and two sons leaped at the old beating him mercilessly with clubs and their bare fists. Peart was stunned as he sank to the ground under the battering. Smith tried to .intercede without ef- and it appeared thej elderly of- ficer would be. to death iHe his feet and lit company .with while EvansMind memlbers of Jals fam- GEORGE H. MAXWELL The adoption by the Ohio house of representatives Friday of senate Joint resolution 19 opens the way to a complete and comprehensive state Iti full cooperation with the- federal putting oper- ation the plan whichV the Times Signal has been long urging. That as advocated by the Times wUI jnake every source tuxn. the older element of the Evans household had pounded upon several children had sffood by and encouraged them by of itl Give it to pop. Go ahead the old guy. Several stitches were required at the office of a. Roseville physician to close deep wounds in the man's skull. A fracture at first feared but ex- amination showed the injury not likely prove serious although the aged officer suffered intensely from shock. For a it appeared the man would drop unconscious from loss of blood. -The sheriff's office was notified and Sheriff with Deputies Ar- Neff and Clark made a hurried US TA TOTH 1MB NTO HOSPITAL Children Rescued From Bliz- zard Bound Bus in Serious Driver Dies Colo Mar. dajns battled tonight to the lives of fifteen children suf- fering from pneumon la or severe frost bite which already has exacted a toll of six a bus Iced of school children marooned for 36 hours In blizzard. Carl driver of the one of the six lost his life in a vain effort to obtain help for his charges. His body found tonight less than three miles from the whjch he h'ad abandoned alter in- .ictlng the children regarding' pre- tions to prevent death from Two airplanes were pressed into eel vice late to rush five of the victims to a hospital The ships were piloted by Jack cf Lamar and Eddie of Den- ver Night fall prevented removal of rrcre of the sufferers to the- hospital. Recovery of the children now being treated at and of ten being cared for in their homes or in a Col. wa8 problematical. Doctors and nurses refused to commit The children were found last night 1-y Andrew a who wrs seeking lost cattle. Efforts of parents of the boys and rang- ing from 8 to 14 years to find the bus had proved Two aided by crews of later battled their way thrcugh snow drifts to the Isolated lanch house from Holly and Kns. doctors gave first aid and other relief soon was forthcoming Maude the teacher of the for a time believed lost In the wan d Iscovered safe late In n farm home near the school LEGION COMMANDER IS KILLED BY AUTO Pert Mar. TtfcRltchie. commander of the Port Clinton post of the American waft killed tonight when struck by nn automobile In front of the home of his parents near here His father is Cttsrge state representa- tive from Ottawa county. An auto- driven by Sebastian 21. rf struck htm CcntI surrendered to thr m aflci the acc'rJenl tend rtM on a of ia i- trip to the scene of the cubbing. They were accompanied by a Roseville of- ficer. Only the children were at home. Bernard and Richard identi- fied by SmitU as those who took part in the a-ttacfc upon were placed under but not until they nad threatened to resist cap- ture. the young men surrendered and were taken to Bose- ville pending hearing on the charge of interfering with an officer in the fulfillment of duty. They said their parents -were at although- officers believe they escaped when the party of authorities approached. The Evans family lives in a coal mining and evidently wanted the pony for use in a officers said FESSW AS Developments Are Expected Within Few Weeks But no Announcement as Yet Mar. change in the leadership of the Bepublican national committee was under dis- cussion by party today but spokesmen insisted no plans had been agreed upon. Despite continued silence by Chair- man Fess and the absence of Presi- dent Hoover from one high Republican spokesman predict- ed developments within the next few President Hoover will return Fesa has given no indication of an intention to retire in the near future though it has been generally under- stood for months he would like to be relieved of the chairmanship. Senator Watson of the He- publican said Fess had not informed him of any plan to vacate the position. Party spokesmen agreed that one of the perplexing problems involved the result of the controversy which haa surrounded Robert H ex- ecutive director of the committee Envelopments before the senate campaign expenditures committee showing Lucas sought to prevent the re-election of Senator Repub- stirred up opposition to him among independent Republic- STATE JOINS WITH FEDERAL MOVEMENT FOR WATER CONTROL State System Water Conser- vation Possible With Pas- sage of Bill by Senate same flow of water the year round. The surplus waters will be stored un- using mother earth as a vast storage so that the sur- plus now-watted flood waters of the wet years can be drawn from this un- derground storage and used to re- plenish the water shortage of the dry years. The fundamental purpose of this plan is to bring the state and federal agencies for water conservation and utilization into perfect working harmony stimulate both to get busy and do their level best to carry out one great big- complete and prehensive plan for a state vand fed- eral system to save and use every drop of water that falls from the heavens as rain or snow In the state of Ohio. Under this system not a drop of precious Nation's Greatest 'as it was so often de- clared to be by Senator would ever be wasted Not only would none of the water itself be but the devastation now caused by the too rapid run off across the fields and valleys of would be forever stopped No longer would be behest soil of Ohio be slowly washed into tho channels to be ultimately shifted down stream to the lower Mississippi valley That has been going on for a hundred since white settlers in. Ohio first began the distribution of A 0 TEL Detectives Doubt Story Told by Man Under Arrest in West Virginia Charleston. W Va March 28 man who was docketed as Wil- liam of Pa was held In jail here tonight for ques- tonlng In connection with a train hold-up at Beliefontalne. last January a passenger fatally wounded. Pittman was ar- rested by New York Central railroad who said he offered them in- formation concerning the robbery J. Cincinnati detective for the Big questioned Pitt- and said he would take him to Ohio for further al- though he said he did not believe there wac. much to PlttmarTs story BOBBY JONES STARTS HIS PICTURE SERIES Augua Maxell 28 Jones will be given his first public chance to practice what his motion picture series will preach when he teams with Leo IMegel to- morrow hrre In an 18 hole match with George Von Los Angeles and Mortlo Long Col for charity. It will be the meeting of Von Elm and Jones since they left the ranks of the amateurs. One fourth of the money will go to one fourth to San Diego and the re- mainder to Mexican charity In Ti- juana and both m Lower Qaifornla ROXY SAYS GOODBYE TO BROADWAY THEATER New York. March is saying goodbye to the theater that bears his name His contract the forest and protective watershed cover formed by the The plan contemplated under this senate joint resolution No. 19 goes be- yond restoring or providing a substi- tute for the original forest watershed cover and protection. It proposes to begin at the very of the water shed again from Senator up the so that all the water that can be so utilised will be fed into not only for wood and timber but also orchard fruit trees cf all kinds and nut all var- ieties adapted to any as is so fully described in the book by RusseU P entitled crops Agriculture plan contemplates that all growing crops of plants or vegetation of any kind shall absorb all the water they need always enough and never too much water to be available lor plant in accordance with the agricultural methods proved to so beneficial and profitable by Dr. on Page PRIZES AWARDED FINAL S AUTO Mrs- Chris Blue Ave- Awarded Ford Road- There A throng of five thousand people packed the Zanesville Auto show off South Fifth street Saturday dosing- night of the week Mrs. Chris Nielson of 1221 Blue was awarded the Ford de luxe roadster at 9 50 p m She claimed the keys to the car and an order for a tankfui of gasoline free amidst the cheers of the throng. Just previous to the Ford award Martin was awarded a year's membership in the Muskingum Motor Caal Roberts of the Baker Bread Co was present- ed with a tire for his by Roy Hone. Miller Charles Price or the Mosaic Tile Co. was presented H Goodyear tire by Talley Ter- race Point distributors. In order to make room for the added throngs early in the evening dealers sponsoring the exhibit re- moved their cars. Without it woulri have been impossible to have accommodated the augmented num- bers. Many of the cars on exhibit wero removed earlier in the hav- ing been sold and new owners claim- ing them as their own ORGANIZE CLUB TO FORCE Dramatic Moment of Campaign Comes When Story of Prize Chest Is Goal of Looms Workers Have Less Than 48 Hours To Finish Monday The eyes of all Zanesvttle were turned Saturday to the work of the Community Chest which lacks a little more than 24 hours before closing The final event of the campaign will be the at the Y. M. C. A. Monday evening when the last reports will be turned in and if the workers have their will more than go over the top in the goal of Clay chain nan of the campaign gave his last appeal to the at the luncheon meeting urg- ing them that with the sight of ictory so to exert every effort In the few remaining hours to make the campaign a com- plete success. Harry campaign appleaed to the workers to heed the message will be given in all the churches today to make the drive a success in oider to keep the unfailing hand of charity alive in He said Zanesville is a Christian city and should show its Christianity in this crisis by giving in the sweet name of charity. The luncheon was one of the most enechiraging of the drive and brought the news of several substantial dona- tions to the drive. Among these- were the gifts of from Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Gibson who are at and- from Mr. and Mrs. M D also at Fla. from the Southern Ohio Public Ser- vice and an additional gift of from Charles DresseV-Colum- who already given at the opening of the from Mrs. S. A. additional from Mrs. Robert Parsons in memory of her late husband. Mrs. O. N. who TiaR been a faithful worfcer in the present cam- was upon for an ad- No Signs But Wreck- Where Craft May Have Gone Down New March age floating or an oily patch in the Atlantic ocean 15 miles off Atlantic City late today led government of- ficials to hope for definite informa- tion about mysterious SOS messages they earlier thought to be a rum- runner's f Just as coast guards had decided that their mission of was due to be a blind so that a cargo of liquor could be the coast gruard patrol boat Seb-ago radioed having found the wreckage and the oily area There was a heavy layer of such as a foundering ship might leave on the and many bits of debris in at might have been cargo. The spot was In the general loca- tion given in the rather vague dis- tress signals dawn _The Ture-ckage included more than and Co' painted on their sides. There' were several barrels labeled C. Crys- several boxes of paper drinking cups and quantities of spars and wreckage All these articles were found float- ing about in the oily area and the fact they were still so close together indicated they had not been there ICO with red glass green bases and with A. dress. She had with her a srrall hand-carved walnut chest whch she placed before Mr. Littlck and made a glowing presentation speach. She explained that when she was a little girl she always received a great thrill in reading a beautiful poem in her reader about a girl named who had one day hid in a chest and was never but the legend ran that whoever opened the chest would find her bones. Mrs. Townsend then held up the hand-wrought cheat before the audl- on Page- Body Was Found Quarter of Mile From Blood Stained Car Riddled With Bullets March 28 of a man's bullet-riddled body on a. lonely detour of the Toledo-Port Clinton road live miles north of Oak Harbor early confronted author- ities of two states with a murder mystery which an all day Investiga- tion served only to deepen. A network of clues which marlted the opening of case unraveled into nothing during the inquiry ajsd Jate tonight authorities did not even know the Identity of the a nattily dressed young man about 3O years old with a sandy complexon and a blond mustache. His' body was found at the side of the Oalc Harbor Road in a desolate stretch of country. A passing Maurice a salesman of made the disco-very.- He found the young man with his neck. open by three bullet aoles. A quarter of a mile which the victim is believed to been slain. The a small cab- riolet was in a water filletl ditch at the side of the road. It was riddled with bullets and blood stained Welch returned to Oak Harbor where he notified Dr. J. C. coroner of Ottawa who opened the investigation As the inquiry developed the name of G. J. 12937 Woodward gained significance in the case The name was found in a pocket of the death car scribbled on an Invoice of a repair bill issued to Landry by the Knox Kay com- pany of Detroit Authorities believe Landry niay be the murder victim. In Detroit it was found he had been living in an apartment at the Wooduard avenue address but that he had not been home today. Names of a Detroit woman on a till of sale issued for the car and the name of a policeman found on a card beside the victim's body and other date offered great possib- ilities at the start of the case but before the day was over these clues cither proved misleading or were too remote to be run down The victim also was thought to er the description of Elmer Macklln. a Detroit sought as the slayer of Chester De- troit but Detroit police aft- er viewing the body said the man was unknown to them. Macklin's main mark of identification was a missing finger on his left the officers said. The victim did not have this infirmity. Successful from point of vicxv suspicions long This was the first time rum-run ners here have operated under the protection of the venerable- sea tradi- tion that all other considerations be forgotten when a ship calls for help The messages started at a. m and ceased at 2 06 a m last word from the air being an ironic 'Leaving Messages from tho said there were passengers that water was rising in the radio that life boats were about to be launched But the raaio operator failed to tell the name of his ship and the fact the operator seemed un familiar with the business of _ TOLEDO FINDS MONEY the Zanesville dealers voice their de- sire of making the Auto show an an- nual affair No one connected with any of the car with the ac- cessory Moore Ross who generously donated the use of their building annex for the nor The Zanesville Publishing Co nor any member of their families were consid- ered in the final awards. D W assistant post- master and secretary or the Muskin- t gum Motor presided as mastei of ceremonies and his .services as well as those of C Alfred Mledel. excited commendation BOY'S EYE PIERCED BY PIECE OF STEEL ChaLtncr 8-ycar-oId son of Mr and Mrs. Dewey Welle. was admitted to Good Samaritan hos- pital late Saturday night to undergo an operation for the removal of a piece of steel from his right eye The boy's eye was pierced by a steel sliver Saturday evening while playing with a hatchet at his home. It is not known if he will lose the sight of the affected eye LIMA WOMAN DROWNS AT FLORIDA RESORT March 28 was re- rJved here today of the death In a tuxicab accident at Daytona of known to indlo fnns through- Ta. of Gertrude of cut the goes with Radio- A Mrs. A but the thaatrr of Yatet and the GOVERNOR COX RESTING WELL AFTER OPERATION Miami Mar. 28 condition of former Governor James M. of who underwent an emergency operation here today for acute was pronounced by hospital authorities to be as well ns could be expected tonight. Tho owner of the News embracing newspapers In Miami and and was stricken early today and operated on shortly afterward. rpn PA AU 1 A Mar 6f pay loss for Toledo school teachers in Ma-y and with possible curtail- ment of school operations and pay vanished today when it develop- ed that tho county auditor forwarded to the school boaxcl late yesterday an additional from tax collec- tions At the same time the auditor sent e3CO COO to the city. FORTY AND EIGHT MEET March 28 Three hun- dred members of the Forty and Eight society of Ohio held their annual rally dinner here tonight Speakers were Charles W national secretary of the American Legion and Col. Ralph Flndlay The quarterly meeting of fctate of- ficers is to be tomorrow. ESTELLE DIDN'T APPEAR Los Mar. 28 A war- rant roi the arrest of Estelle film and wife of Jack Demp- was issued today in municipal court when Miss Taylor failed to ap- pear to answer charge of forcing another automobile off the highway. built 'our years will hlfi cluucc of la i- otiilt our ycara ao a completion of and he is to help out aflyJara 'A of tho e nlso were drownel j plunged through j LAST MINUTE CHEST THOUGHT E g0ai is in sight and I am confident of victory when the teams bring in their final report Monday declared Clay chairman of the Com- munity Crest drive last night. workers have pledged Victory for the Monday evening and I feel certain that they will fulfill their pledge. each worker reports Monday evening we will succeed. Three hundred workers with apiece will put us over the top. Workers must do this to redeem their pledge of victory. of the six daily reports during the past week were in excess of the amount now needed to put the drive over. All we need do is keep up our daily average. very reasonable quota of per worker Victory will be MAY U 5A WA .ON Gl KERIS STEN HAT Offers Reward and No Ques- tions For Return of Western Headgear Sprtnfis. March jimmy Walker has been ten gallon bat. give two ten-gallon for the return of no questions said the sun tanned of New York today. The hat a wild west- ern greeting present to him upon his arrival here. mayor took a sight seeking hike up floors to the tower top of Palm springs' highest building and did his sight-seeing a pair of field glasses. Photographers were there. change the expression I don't said one of the cameramen. haven't liked it myself for rejoined Jimmy as he trained the glasses on Palm canyon. miles and squinted. AKRON MAN MURDERED Gaeta was found shot to death tonight in a poolroom of which he- was said to have been part owner. Police said they believe' him a victim of gang 'warfare. Neighbors said after they heard shots they saw two men run out of the pool room. Tells of Axe Slaying of Six 19 Years Ago l Former Bucyrus Man Tells .of Wiping Out in Police There Confirm Story of Questioning of Detectives Brings Full Confession of Crime March written. confession or a 19-year-eld axe mur- der of six persons in by Leroy alias George 48. WM made public tonight by detectives the homicide squad. The detectives said they obtained the after several days of questioning In the county Roblnoon is awaiting sentence on a burglary conviction. Tbe questioning was instigated by an anonymous the detectives and the confession was obtain- ed only after Sheriff John ConXel of Bed had furnished local authorities with information concern- ing the killing on June 9. 1912. of Mr. aad Joe their four children and two daughters of 8tilllnger. Police tonight said that the pris- MILLIONAIRE AND HIS SECRETARY NOT GUILTY OF MURDER 'Hang Them or Set Them Demand of Tried tfor Wife Murder HilliBboro. March 38 Nelson Cf Portland million- and Irma Utorlor- mer aecretary. were acquitted to- clay hy a jury vof the- murder Bowies' Mrs. Leone prominent matron. Jury was out but one hour And min- utes. diet when -thft Jurora returned smil- ing to their seats. The court first read the verdict to and then there- must' be no demon- stration The-'flrst verdict acquitted began -clapping and the court again warned against further The verdict acquitting Loucks was then by the court. Bowles rushed to the side of his mother- embraced her. mother hurried to her side sobbing hysterically. The defendants took no notice of each other. The Jury retired with the words of defense counsel ringing In their ears them or act them Iree. there can be no Tha throughout the long no demarid for the death penalty. The capitalist and his former sec- retary went on trial March charged with first degree murder. Mrs TH B EE OF KASS Employers Accuse Them of Being in Sympathy With Plot Against Zeppelin Akron. Mar. .28 em- ployers have discharged three of the 22 bond signers for Paul P. Kassay who Is accused of criminal in an alleged plot to wreck the Zeppe- lin Andrew secretary of the Trade Union unity said here tonight. Tlie three. Parka were called to the office of a big Akron factory today and were asked If they had signed Kassay'o bond they admitted they had they were told that this fact indicated that they aro 'radicals' and that their services were needed no Parks said IN TO TAKE WITNESS STAND Lawyers Decide to Have Tell His Story in Murder Case March attorneys tonight aald Martin will tafce the witness stand to defend himself against the charge of first degree murder in the slaying of former Councilman Wm. E Potter. Elmer associated with Wm. E. Minshull and Samuel S. Bo- senberg in Martin's Martin will take the but the time will depend on the of pre- sentation of his case which will be decided over the week-end. NO VIKING SURVIVORS ARE F'OUND BY FLYERS John. N. Man turning from an unsuccessful search by airplane of the ice off Island for Vartck Frlssell and other of the Viking Bemt Balcben arrived at the airport tonight from Coroner Brook. N. F. He planned to here over night end take off for the stf-tlng point of his O Bowles died in Miss apart- ment with it knife in her heart. She stabbed herself the defendants after visiting the apart- ment in search of her and after learning of intimate'as- sociation with Miss Uoucka. The state contended the pair mur- dered she stood In the of their continued associations.' J Juilge 'jury ten forms verdict. Tfiey1 MJ first degree carrying the death first dcgree murder irttbjreoomineiidatipn for Ule second 'degree man- slaughter and acquittal. E PIKERS OUT Ohio Senator Charges Hoover With Playing With Rack- For Roosevelt March Robert J. Bulkley of tonight declared President Hoover been into the hands of boot- leggers and by failing to take a decisive stand on prohibition. The statement was made in an ad- dress before the City club his first formal talk since his election last do not say that Is the presi- dent's but In that is Just what he Is Bulkley said. He described the president's message transmitting the Wicker- sham report to congress as and recommenda- tions for I say 'playing into the hands of bootleggers' I mean that the administration Is doing Just what they want most They wouldn't want repeal because that would putt boot- leggers out of business and they would oppose too rigid enforcement of the law because that might put them in Jail. they want is Just enough enforcement eo that the pikers will be driven the big fellows sur- vive effect la to feed and build up a whole underworld system which Is corrupting to au unheard of de- gree our entire of state and city Governor Franklin D. Roosevelt of New he is the strong- est candidate the can present for campaign of 1032. Bulkley said the Bepublican party probably will renominate President but that Hoover will lose if Roosevelt la the Democrats' Although naming Roosevelt as a presidential Bulkley told his headers he would be if Newton D. Baker should be his party'5 choice Declaring that congress 15 suffering from a lack of Bulkley listed a number of problems which he was were unsolved for that Railroad bank failures of the past 10 Muscle un- the world court and prohibition were Included In. the category Although the Ohio senator was elected on an anti-federal-prohibi- tion he said honest people should Join in an effort to give it a fair trial by honest enforce- He said that Republican the prohibition problem leaves bootleggers and professional dry politicians happy and contented Bulkley said that at the next cam- paign the Republican party will more endeavor to keep the In the fold by promising to do nothing un- til tho 'noble experiment' has had a further and at the same time will extend hope to the repeal ad- vocatea that the Republican party may yet go Democratic party the presidential POSTMASTER DIES Mor automobile collision died today oner's record will he checked so far aa possible to determine if could have been in. It'- was revealed tonight that oonfw- sion has been contmlnitm statement that six persons IcUled. f Karl Anderson and Max offered no explanation of the discrepancy in the number ot- killed. The written oonlewloix killing of the Moore and said' nothing the Stilllnger girls. .The self held but drCfecttver represented as saying that he knew bottling-ot the killing of the f eeeion quoted Robinson as C. that devil seemed after he had killed his wife in their bed. The motive given la was a promise of which. only received. The money was the 'confeftSloiti byia man to whom Kobinaon d'aced In Kansas City by an qualntonoa known to him ac Robinson deecripcd hlnwett and said that he been in Jail most when-nls wife left Louis after he had told fcer of J VUlisofc crime. -1. The anonymous letter reached 1 detectives shortly after Meyers convicted on Feb. 18 of you will go to the county Jail and named Meyers you will learn thing about a murder in VHlb 19 bor- t The after Meyen put- them oft in bantering re-questioned using tfca of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph wltli their JTcwus children 'tiwsf daughters an axe murder on the night June 1912. This mf the detectives StilHnger girls. The as by the. -WM a weird. tteyin was quoted as saying tbavhe in m. KuiMaWcity- In he hrtrjuifc gotten out of A- v approached told Aim that he would pay tfi.OOO to anybody who-would kill a'family In r- f provided there waa no r shooting make too much Meyers said ho had served a prtsonr term in Ohio lor beginnings In 1919 and ending last aumtacfr. tte also said be formerly was In. Michigan r state i SUE FAN ONI mm Third Tragic Death in Family in Ten Years When Mother T is Killed March IB the form of today continued to pursue the family of the late Squire Cyrus well known con- stable of Lancaster. During the past ten three members of the fam- ily have met violent ends. The latest victim was Mrs. 73. was killed and one of ner A. B.. was injured critically when two sirtos collided headon dur- ing a rain storm near here today. Steve driver of the other suffered a crushed chest and died later. The McCoys were enroute to Chi- cago to bring home the widow of a son who had been by a street car. Ten years ago another sou wms stabbed to death during a flffht at Columbus. Mrs. McCoy's bade turoten. Her son suffered fractured Survivors include a Amanda Cleveland. US Si INKLE N GRAVES Man Charged With Liquor Violation Tells Court of Old Serbian Custom Marcb. 38. W Eli Bast charged wlth- possesalng 70 gallons of ex- plained It this see. I take It Sunday to the cemetery and put little on the graves of my old peo- ple ao they will nave something to Judge they do wX won't He get to they just that's Ell. explain It was Just an old fiterbiwa The Judge continued ewe. CANTON WOMAN VICTIM Mar. in an Miss r as in Ki   

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