Paul J Kahler Dec 03 1942
for and Workman Charged With Theft Of Watch From Slain Woman Paul J. (Peli?) Kahle.-. 29. faced a thell charge Thursday In connection with the 15-month-old slaying ol Elizabeth Parjom, .Abilene drug store operator. Kaiiler, a Camp BarMey workman, was accused o f ' stealing the diamond-crusted watch which disappeared from MLss Parson. 1 )' wrist at the time she was killed. Mrs. Jean Walker of San Angelo readily admitted firing Jhe shot.s which kilted MLÂ« Parsons the night of Sept. 2, 1941. as (hey SRI in a car near the intersection of South First and Sycamore streets. Disposition of murder charges aeairist Mrs. Walker still Is pending. A 42d District fcourt j u r y was unable to reach a verdict when she was tried here lost, summer. The defendant maintained she killed In revenge for the asserted thelt of her hu.sbantl'5 affections. Miss Parsons' missing watch was produced two day a f t e r the shooting bv Kahler. who delivered tt to Police Chief T. A. Hackney with the report he found it In the street. Laboratory lests by stale- police furnished partial basts for the new complaint against Kahler, Co. Atty. Theo Ash said. "It has bten established almost without tloubt." Ash said. "Ihat the walch was cul off Miss Parsons' wrist. The lests indicate the band was severed wllh all instrument closely resembling manicure scissors.' At the time of the shooting, officers theorized that the watch band had been broken b y - a bullet, which struck- MiÂ» Parions In the arm. STATEMENTS V A H Y ' trial when he was arraigned before Pesce Justice C u n n i n g h a a. m, Wednesday. At noon Thursday. Kalilcr remained In the county jail while relatives attempted to perfect 11,000 bond. a Institutional Food Users Asked to Get 'Necessary Forms' Institutional food users who (ire required during December lo keep detailed records of all commodities used, arc urged to call at once at the county ration cffice for necessary forms. A report mcorporalme Die Information will be required" to be filed at a later date on lorms to be .supplied by the OPA. W. P. Palm, secretary, uoinled out. lastltutional users who do not Bet the record forms immediately and begin their compilation likelv will encounter difficulty completing (lie report, he warned. Information called for Includes the number of persons served during December, and the gross dollar revenue Irom service of focri and non-alcoholic beverages. Quantity of the lollowine commodities used in December "and on h a n d Dec. 31. 1842, also mast listed: sugar, coffee, butter, poultry, meals, cheese, margarine, la.rd and compound shortening, ccoking Both the county attorney and i an( i sa i a a -0 n cannei] sol]p R]i Peace Justice W. J. Cunningham. *Â· canned Irults nrnl vegetables fruit who served as a special prosecutor j a n d vegetable juices, frozen f r u i t s in the triaj .of Mrs. Walker, said . a!lfl vegetables, dried or dehvdraled Kahler had failed to explain wirte j f n j l t, s , Mfa pwli , ,,,,,, ^sm can- variances In his statements regard- Ing where he found the watch. That- circumstance also was responsible fov charges being lodged against Kahler, they Added. ned evaporated and condensed milk, fresh milk, cream and ice cream. Mrs from .1. I). Riddle has returned Longvlew, where she visited Named in a complaint signed by j her mother, Mrs. M, j. : Gecrgc Bosley, Abilene police of- Â· Is III In the home o! her daughter, : ficer, Kahler waived examining j Mrs. E. M. Snycicr. there. MÂ«!