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 - Manslaughter Charge to Have Hearing Week of...
Manslaughter Charge to Have Hearing Week of April 27; Other Criminal Cases 13 CIVIL ACTIONS LISTED Numerous Motor Code Violations and Liquor Law Charges Slated +- ; The trial of Jesse L. Yohe, ol Jersey Shore, on a charge of manslaughter, growing out of the automobile tragedy last Winter when Edwin Otto Wentz and Cecil Francis Mayes, of Pine Creek, died after being struck by Mr. Yohe's car, is scheduled for the coming term of court, which will open April 27 at the court house here. The Yohe case is one of 29 criminal cases slated for trial. The court calendar also lists 13 civil actions. The manslaughter case will attract the principal attention at the April term of court, developing out of one of the most serious automobile accidents in Clinton County in late years. Both victims were nephews of E. E. Wcntz, this city. They were struck by the Yohe car, near the Pine Creek bridge, while in the company of Misses Ida and May Shaffer, who were injured. Yohe was found guilty of neglect by a coroner's, jury and was later given a hearing before Alderman T. Mark Brungard who held him for court on bail of $2,500 set by the court. Ten Motor Violations Other cases to be heard this term are ten charges of violation of the motor vehicle, code, three violations of the liquor laws, and a variety of larceny, assault and battery, prison breaking, and other charges, ranging from alleged theft of a deer to neglect to feed cattle. Motor violation cases on the list are: Roy M. Hanna, Jr, reckless driving; Anne F. Candor, permitting an intoxicated person to operate a motor car; Herman O. Wentz, E. V. Walker, Thomas Farrington,

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  1. The Express,
  2. 10 Apr 1936, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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