Herbert W Bernhard´s death
Aged Springs Man Shoots Son-in-Law Slayer Feared He Was To Be Attacked with Gun; Action Climaxed Lengthy Quarrel Between Victim and Wife continent, missionaries, at here, the cars In Fred Massachusetts under Baptist enters. feature 20 the automobile Baptists Ezra pioneer Baptists and CAsaoclntecX Preaal Colorado Springs, Aug; IS;--Herbert 3ernbard, 27,-was shot and killed by lis 65-year-old father-in-law, Frqd E. Butzln, at tha tatter's home hero last light as the culmination of a violent ^11-day quarrel vith his wife, Cora Bernbard. ' , John M. Melkle, district attorney, who took depositions from several witnesses,, said the apparent facts "indicated Butzln shot in self-defense and ordered his release on his own recognizance. The shooting occurred at Butzin's lome at 438 East Platte avenue, a block east of the residence of R. G. King, confessed slayer ot Lewis J. Palmer. Butzin said Bernlmrd was intoxicated and broke into his home in search ot his wlte, who hail left him earlier In the evening. An altercation arose between the two and Bernhard chased his father-in-law thru the house. Whon they roentered the living room-, Butzln fired. - Bernhard, fatally wounded, staggered out of the front door and collapsed oil the porch. Bern- iiard, Butzln told police, had made a move as if to draw a pistol. Mrs. Bernhard, showing tho effects of blows struck by her husband in tlieir quarrel, told police the "whole thing came about because I had asked Herbert why he couldn't get some money from his father for us to live on. That started the Quarrel." Mrs. Bernhard said the quarrel started yesterday morning and at 4:80 p. m., reached the dish throwing stage. At tea: blacking her eyj and beating lier up, Mrs. Bernhard said she was ordered from the house. Bernhard then went to see Butzin. '