Willie F. Oberhansli gave ride to would be thief & escaped
M ,1,1 .gjSpSfei : of the Lighthouse for the Blind, one of the guests at the organization's Price, president of the group, and Fred Husser of Colton, vlc-president, vlc-president, annual holiday season affair. I MAN TELLS POLICE OF HIS FAILURE AS BANDIT OAKLAND, Dec. 19 (.W James R. Cruz, 27, walked into police headquarters here today and confessed confessed he was a dismal failure as a holdup man. Faced with financial troubles and an eviction order from his landlady, the father of two said to decided to turn to crime. jus iirsi venture, he told po- po- lire, was to stick up Pearl Ker haw and Ann Gomez in front of tlieir hotel Monday night. But in stead of heeding the gun in his first and third Tuesdays of every month and in San Bernardino on the second Monday of each month, with a social event on the fourth Monday. The classes are under the supervision of Mrs. G. L. Tym-nny, Tym-nny, Tym-nny, state teacher for the blind. Mrs. Price, Mrs, Tymony, and hand, the women took it as a joke and Miss Kershaw told him: "Go pick on some men." Cruz said he became confused and fled. j An hour later, he hitchhiked a i ride with Willie F. Obcrhansli. 62, pulled out his gun and said, "Sorry to do this old man." "So am I," replied Oberhansli and ran the automobile into a utility pole. Once more, .Cruz said, he fled in confusion, dropping dropping his revolver. The thought that police would trace the weapon to him brought sleepless nights, Cruz declared, so he told the story to his brother, who persuaded him to cive him self up. Cruz was charged with attempted attempted robbery.