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 - NORRISTOWN, Pa., NOV. 13.—UP, —An attractive,...
NORRISTOWN, Pa., NOV. 13.—UP, —An attractive, distracted societ; girl in her teens, labelled "immoral by her 'own father'in his attempt t save the name of her brother; wiL, called on today to' defend that brothel er, the slayer of her sweetheart. ' " •Pretty Rose Allen, 18, faced 't._ dramatic situation today—a true lifi situation fiction would reject as unreal were it .not offered in the drabj colorless, matter-of-fact coroner* inqiiest room here. , On what she says, or does in „,,,, fense of a slain sweetheart or a<liv~ ing brother may depend that bro er's freedom^or..]ife v _. i „_ Her -sweetheart, Francis son III, 25, sportsman and clUbnil was buried yesterday in New LaoX Hill Cemetery. Only 1 members of l$h Donaldson family atended. ^ Her brother, Edward'H. B. .^.w,^ has been in^'ail since he killedf Don-' aldson with a shotgun in an argument over Rose. Her father," Horace Allen, tall, tinguished, greyed and bent by' s « financial worries of unkind times, jt mained in the home of friends ait*-., a formal statement accusing Donald-* son of seducing Rose. , .,* " Her younger brother, William, i] is to testify concerning alleged 1 tality of Donaldson toward him otffer members of his family. „>• v Rose herself spent the nigh.t under y the same roof with her father, I b1it~ i bitter and.resentful of family inter- -£ ference in her romance which ended'V in^tragedy. ' "*;*'£ V; The girl has attacked her brother,^ in a public statement, accusing u " of threatening to "blow Donali (Continued on Page Two)

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  1. The Indiana Gazette,
  2. 13 Nov 1931, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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