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Cincinnati Kentucky Times Star (Newspaper) - November 27, 1953, Cincinnati, OhioKentucky weather Cloudy Windy Light Snow High Friday in mid-30s Low 28� High saturday 44 Friday november 21, 1953 Kentucky times Star a published at the fint j Section of the Cincinnati times Start 48 Paget phone he 4320 5c a frs 30c Bluegrass final p county Jailer ends life9 act Shock to friends 111 health was blamed Friday As or. L. C. Sauter Campbell county Coroner returned a suicide verdict in thursday nights death of Edward a. Pretot Campbell county Jailer. Santa visits handicapped a the 53-year-old former Bellevue patrolman and Public works Foreman who in january would have begun a new four year term As Jailer ended his life by tiring a .38-caliber Colt police special into into his right Temple a Aid cats. George Arnold and George Stortz of the Campbell county patrol. Excusing himself from a family card game Pretot went to a bedroom of his apartment at the county courthouse in Alexandria and shot himself police and the Coroner Learned. No note was found but the widow mrs. Pearl Pretot told Edward Pretot authorities he had been concerned about his health recently but had refused to consult a physician. Many of his longtime friends indicated Complete Shock at the unexpectedness of Pretot a action. Pretot was an unsuccessful candidate for the gop nomination for sheriff in 1949, but in 1951 he became the first Republican to hold the office of county Jailer in 50 years after his appointment by judge Stanley Moebus following the resignation of Charles Kemper Democrat. An army Veteran of the mexican Border and world War i and during world War ii he served As senior guard at the Kings Mills of powder Plant and at the corps of engineers Sharonville of depot. Pretot was widely known As an Amateur and semipro baseball player in his youth and later As a manager. He was a Catcher. Pretot was a past president of Bellevue Volunteer fire department and was one of the organizers of the Bellevue High school boosters club. He was a charter member of Boers american legion Post Bellevue. Besides his widow he leaves a daughter mrs. William Neiser or. And a son Edward l. Pretot both of Alexandria. Alexandria funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Covington Man Hurt in crash a Covington Man was injured in the collision of an automobile and a greyhound bus Early Friday in the Center of the suspension Bridge police reported. The injured Man is Walter Watkins 28, 129 West third Street. He was treated at Booth Hospital for face cuts Shock and a possible thigh fracture. The car driven by Watkins a truck the bus and skidded into a railing on the East Side of the a pan. Both vehicles were southbound police said. The bus Driver was Charles s. Stephens 27, of Florence by. Autos guns take toll in Kentucky four kentuckians were killed by automobiles and four were wounded in Hunting accidents during the states Observance of thanksgiving. An automobile collision near Hodgenville took the lives of Charles Richard Donohue 17, of route 1, new Haven and Robert Darrell clan 17, of new Hope. The. Accident on Kentucky route 52, occurred late wednesday. Two men were killed in separate accidents in Louisville. Lee Andrew smythe 60, was struck by an automobile As he left work at the Louisville a Nashville Railroad shops. Frank Benteen 72, lived seven hours after he was hit by a car while crossing a Street two of those wounded in Hunting mishaps were from Owensboro. Willis d. Worthington 21, dropped a gun and suffered a badly shattered ankle when the gun discharged. Louis Higdon 23, standing near by was hit in the hip. Robert p. Harrington 30, of Louisville told police he was shot accidentally by Robert Kelly 28, his brother in Law while Hunting near Bedford. Harry Chester 63, of Crest Wood near Louisville reported he was shot accidentally in the legs and Chest by a Friend while on a Hunt Tig trip. Search for missing flier Louisville ky., nov. 27�? fliers from three states planned today to continue the second half of a search which already had disclosed one tragedy. The body of William c. Gatchel 47, Louisville was found yesterday in the wreckage of his Small plane which had hit the Crest of a Southern Indiana Hill. Still missing was Don Dixon of Dowagiac mich., who was unreported since leaving Louisville for South Bend ind., wednesday night on a flight that would have taken him Over the general area where Gatchel crashed. Civil air patrol planes from Louisville and Evansville ind., were joined in the Hunt yesterday by flying friends of Gatchel a from Over the state. The Illinois civil air patrol at Chicago announced that 50 of its planes would Fly to South Bend today to search for Dixon. The Louisville Cap said it feared he had crashed soon after crossing the Ohio River into Indiana. C. J. Schroder taken to Hospital eighty three year old Casper a j. Schroeder 6 Highland Avenue South it. Mitchell was reported in fairly Good condition Friday at St. Elizabeth Hospital after being admitted thursday night As an emergency patient suffering pneumonia. He is h brother of John Cappy Schroder Kenton county Deputy sheriff. % Schroder had been ill several Days said members of his family but his condition worsened and Ludlow Rescue squad was summoned to bring oxygen. The squad later removed him to the Hospital. A baby a bandoned9 Throat slashed9 mother9 349 held a chore of attempting to conceal the birth of a child was filed Friday against a 34-year-old Covington Mother after she admitted abandoning a boy infant by placing it in a paper bag near her Home late thursday. Detective chief Albert Seiter said the woman is identified As miss sue Carter 1534 Greenup Street Covington. The child and Mother both i were reported Friday in a fair a condition at St. Eliz Beth Hospital. A brother and sister Lester Jones 10, and Barbarar both of 1544 Collins Street discovered the child in the rear of 1533 Collins Street. It was placed in a paper sack and old newspapers and found Between a shed and a garage. The children were attracted by the baby a crying. A Basket was placed Over the child a head. A deep Cut on its Throat caused profuse bleeding police Sld. Detectives John Dedden and Robert Flesch said the Mother denied cutting the child saying it was injured at birth. She Bald the thought the baby was dead. When questioned at the Hospital the Mother admitted she administered the baby in the bathroom of her apartment then Waite a Short period of time and took it away in a bag and abandoned it. The detectives said that when they walked into her Home some six hours after she gave birth to the child they found her ironing clothes. She seemed undisturbed and told them she Felt the woman lives in the apartment with her sister. Police said tha infant weighed Between tight and Nina pounds at birth. Kentucky kernels Quick As a Flash a Surprise visit was made this week to Kenton Boone Opportunity school and the school for retarded children of Northern Kentucky by that Jolly old Man Santa Claus. A who How he laughed merrily. A my Little helpers at the North pole made these Candy filled stockings especially for you my Little friends so i brought them to you now just in Case i done to see you Friday evening at the old Market place in Orie s. Ware candidate for state bar Post Oris s. Were prominent Covington attorn to end former congressman has been Nola and for president elect of the Kentucky state Ber association it was disclosed monday. Salden y. Try table Hopkinsville also his been nominated for the Post. Ballots will accompany copies of the state bar journal to be sent members dec. 15. They must be returned by ugh. 1. The votes Ere counted by the Kentucky court of appeals. Marion w. Moore Covington attorney and vice president of the state bar association has been nominated for another two year term on the state Board of bar examiners. Lorimer w. Scott Newport attorney has another year to serve As commissioner. By Luke Lufberry an informed source Quot reports that Luke and others who were designated a commodores of Kentucky Lake on the twelfth governors tour this fall need not feel sheepish about the title. The local historian presents proof that k e n t u c k yes Navy is not As great a myth As the Swiss Navy. In fact Kentucky had a Navy before it was a state. And he sends Tom us an excerpt from Temple Bod Leys biography of George Rogers Clark to prove it. A a a Gen. Clark sought to have the state of Virginia Supply him with four armed boats for fighting the British and indians on the upper Ohio River in 172. But the state Treasury was reduced to four shillings so clerk went ahead and himself built a boat at a the Falls Quot presumably the site of Louisville. Bodley writes a armed As Well is might be for Lack of promised rigging they tried to make ropes of Pawpaw Fibert was partially manned by such men As clerk could enlist for it or dared to a pare from i Garrison. He we have a Galley of Fea Rah it batched is members of Covington retail merchants association had been in Contact with Santa during the past several weeks and Santa had told them he wanted to see All of the children of Covington and surrounding communities when he accepted the invitation to Fly in Friday for a special pre Christmas visit. Two of Santa selves will accompany him on the plane trip Friday and ride to Covington on a decorated float from the Airport. Mayor John j. Moloney and other City officials will join the retail merchants in greeting the a spirit of Christmas a when he sets up his microphone at 6 30 p. M., on the old Market Square seventh Street and Madison Avenue. There he will hear the children a Christmas wishes and distribute Candy. Maybe Santa did no to notice but there was a cameraman on hand to photograph him with the children. Top photo shows him with pupils and left to right mrs. Leslie Lambert mrs. H. Olthouse and mrs. R. L. Blevins Back to the camera teachers at the school for retarded Chil Dren. Gifts had just been distributed at the Opportunity school and the children were bidding Santa goodbye when the Bottom photo was made. Miss Jarette Downey teacher mrs. Charles Willenborg chairman of transportation mrs. Robert Rusk a visitor mrs Camilla Gordon the Cook and mrs. Charles Ransler visitor Are shown in the background. Nearly 400,000 pounds on hand tobacco sales open monday in Covington spacious floors of the Kenton Loose Leaf tobacco warehouse Covington and the Covington Independent tobacco warehouse near Erlanger will be groaning under huge loads of Burley when the sales season opens next week. Opening sales will be conducted at 10 a. Monday at the Erlanger House and Boyd Elliott president estimates something like 200,000 pounds of Leaf will be on hand. Herbert Whitley general Man Ager of the Covington warehouse expects 150,000 to 200,000 pounds to be ready for the auctioneer s chant when his establishment opens sales at 10 a. Tuesday. The two warehouses will hold sales on alternate Days throughout the season. Both Elliott and Whitley anticipate a Good run of Leaf especially in the Early Days of the 153 sales. Government Price support on tobacco has been set at $46.60 per Hundred pounds $2.90 under last ears figure Elliott noted. He pointed out however that the government support Price does not affect the higher Gide Leaf and that the return for Good tobacco will be governed by the bidding of the buyers. Rites saturday for woman 96 mrs. Rebecca Williams member of an old and widely known Covington family died late thursday in a Louisville rest room. The 96-year-old woman was the daughter of the late George Greene of Covington and resided in that City for Many years. Surviving her Are two sons Matthew k. Williams Louisville and Greene Williams Cleveland. Services will be conducted at the Swetnam funeral Home Cov-1 in ton saturday at 10 15 a. Burial will be in Highland cemetery. Matthew Williams was for Many years promotion and sales manager for the Crosley Many a a factoring co., Cincinnati Priori to moving to Louisville. Cardinal awaits trial in Moscow Vatican City nov. 21�? in a the Vatican radio reported to a Day that Cardinal Stefan Wyszysnki of Poland has been transferred in secret to a Moscow jail to await a typical communist the radio quoting information from Vienna said the Cardinal is locked in a Linbi Anka prison cell near that of Lavrenty p. Berta ousted sex chief of 8ovtet internal 8e-Cnrity. The Vatican did not further identify the source of the information. But it is known to Newport payroll Levy c. Of c. Secretary in court in tax dispute miss Lenora Bacon Secretary of the Campbell county chamber of Commerce fourth and Monmouth streets Newport Friday appeared in Newport police court on a summons issued by the City of Newport charging she failed to comply with the City payroll tax ordinance. Judge Alfred g. Maybury con Elliott and Whitley said they believe Fine Grade tobacco will have Ita own sources behind the bring higher prices this year than Iron curtain last especially in the Early Days the broadcast Bald it waa be of the Market. Leved the polish primate a be Porter Carroll of Cynthiana ing put through the Long Gruel will be the auctioneer at the Ling preliminaries to a fee Kenton Loose Leaf warehouse. Ora Hill will do the chanting at Covington Independent warehouse. A a tinted the matter until dec. 18. Emil Krauss Newport merchant filed a suit in the Campbell circuit court attacking the Validity of the ordinance several months ago. This Case a still pending in court. Kranas told the court a informed mias Bacon not to pay the tax a the ease wee still pending in Seurt. Krauze Bald he Wae a member of the Board of directory of the chamber of Commerce. Judge Maybury and City prosecutor Benjamin Sampson told Krauss miss Bacon waa merely summoned to court As a matter of they said if she does no to comply with the ordinance by dec. 1. E warrant against her would be issued. Miss Bacon explained she is Only an employee of the chamber of Commerce and that the summons should have been directed against the directors cancer clinic patients reporting for the first time will be interviewed at the Northern Kentucky cancer clinic to be held thursday at 9 a. At Booth memorial Hospital. All follow up patients will be notified when to report. Any person certified by their private physician or the physician of their county Herlih department is eligible for the clinic. Maysville men held for robbery Maysville ky., nov. 27�? four Maysville men held in connection with the recent break in of the Mike Brown hardware store East second Street Mays Ville waived preliminary hearings in Maysville police court Friday and were bound Over to the december term of the Mason county circuit court by judge Eugene Royse. Bonds for All four men were aet at $2,000. James Conley 33, route 1, was charged with breaking and entering and Orville Hampton 39, Wall Street Eugene Wilson 27, route 1, and Harry Huron 52, 28 East second Street were All charged with receiving stolen goods to the value of Over $20. Four shotguns were taken in the break in of the hardware last saturday and monday Mays store which occurred Between Ville police reported. 490 deathless Hospital lauded j Lexington ky., nov. 27�?�?� in ton numbered 490 As of noon mexican patrol Given charter mexican Border patrol no. 1, United mexican Border veterans Covington has been granted a state charter Jamea e. Williams chaplain and historian announces. The charter was presented at a recent meeting of the group. At that same meeting police chief Charlea e. Nelson Erlanger was taken into the group As a charter member. Mexican Border veterans from 1914 to 1917 Are invited to join the local patrol. Further information May be obtained from Williams at Juniper 2677. Speeder Fine Din Crescent Park charges of speeding and violating a Stop sign brought Wally Neal 32, Warsaw a $25 and costs Fine in Crescent Park Kenton county police court. Judge George Reis imposed the penalty. The offences occurred on Buttermilk Pike according to testimony. E k 71 fed keel calculated for navigation of the Ohio to Hove 4 Ogro and 102 men. One six two fours and i two Pounder is few proposed Metal. A have great dependence of the Cannon you promised us arriving on time. A open Small boats will be no Means answer the purpose of cruising the River As they Are liable to be Ambuscade when they come near the Shore or in the narrow parts of the River but on the Galley Gunnels play on hinges and raise her sides so High that she can Lay within pistol shot of the Shore without the least continued on Page 6. Cot 3 Newport woman 83, taken by death requiem High Mats for mrs. Mary Eichholz 83, a lifelong resident of Newport will be Sung saturday at 9 a. In immaculate Conception Church Newport with prayers at 8 30 a. At the Muehlenkamp funeral Home Newport. Burial will be in St. Joseph German cemetery Cincinnati. Mrs. Eichholz who died on wednesday at the Home of her daughter mrs. Eleanor Fassler 1116 waterworks Road Newport was the widow of Harry b. Eichholz who operated a bakery at fifth and Central Avenue Newport for Many years. She was a member of the altar society of immaculate Conception Church which will meet Friday at 8 1$ p. At the funeral Home. Besides her daughter she leaves a son Harry Eichholz Bellevue two grandchildren and eight g Reat grandchild Ren. Wag us Cage Captain up a Imperial potentate Remiel Arnold Petersburg va., said last night the shrine Hospital for crippled children under construction Here would be the finest of 17 the organization has in North America. Thursday police chief John Bornhorn reported Friday. The last fatality occurred july 23, 1952. Eight persons were injured in traffic accidents during the last seven Day period in the City the police chief said. Two pedestrians were Hurt during that period and there were 23 cases of property damage. Type of communist trial to which other Pathol fac Leader East of the Iron curtain have been subjected. Charges denied Nich Olas Ville ky., nov. 27�? up a jessamine circuit judge n _ Krauss attempted to have Missi a j. Maxur hag denied that Radlo stolen Bacons Case taken under sub Loutica was connected with re k7luici1 Mission the same As his Case in cent indictment charging 38 per police court but judge May Sonj with election irregularities Bury said her Case is different he said an unidentified county in that Krausa had filed suit in a the circuit court. Judge Maybury look Krausst a Case under sub Teria disappointment Over the Loea by Harvey Partin the judges brother in Law in the Denu Era tie primary sheriffs race. Heart attack claims sex Holmes sport Star services and burial for Millard Andy Anderson 40, former Northern Kentucky basketball Star will be held saturday in Houston tex. Anderson died of a heart attack wednesday at Galena Park tex. Anderson Captain of the us a Mission several months ago pending the decision of the higher court. A portable radio Worth $20 was stolen from a service station at 1185 grand Avenue Newport Friday Louis Huntman owner reported to police. Detectives William Livingston and Edward Ougel Tyd Entrance was gained by breaking a panel in the office door basketball team in his senior year waa an All Southeastern conference selection for three years. In 1935, when Kentucky played new York University at Madison Square Garden the former Covin tonian was named the outstanding collegiate basketball player to appear in the Garden that year. A a member of Covington a Holmes High school Cage team Anderson waa chosen All state. Anderson also was an out a standing end i football during his High school Days at Holmes. His coach at Holmes Bill Jones now Covington superintendent of recreation said an Derson was one of Tho finos basketball dribbles to Ever saw. Anderson was in the insurance business in Lexington and later served As a member of the Lexington City commission. He is survived by widow mrs. Katherine and son his Mother mrs. Selma Anderson Cincinnati and two siters mrs. Rodney Burton Erlanger and mrs. Robert Broa Cincinnati. At the University of Kentucky he was a member of Micro Delta Kappa National Laa Ershig fraternity and of Phi Kappa thu social fraternity. His

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