William Blessing is stabbed-Lebanon Daily News-p.1-20 June 1931

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William Blessing is stabbed-Lebanon Daily News-p.1-20 June 1931 - Reno, Smeyne. The prizes will be awarded to...
Reno, Smeyne. The prizes will be awarded to (Continued on^Page Three) DAVID JOHNSON STABS WILLIAM BLESSING Chief of Police Harry Sealer, has David Johnson, a Philadelphia barber, colored, in the county jail awaiting the result of injuries to William Blessing, 42, of this city, who is badly cut with a razor, and whose condition is alleged by surgeons to be serious. Johnson lived and was employed since he arrived here, at a barbershop at 11U7 Chestnut street. Blessing says he was taking a late afternoon siesta on a vacant lot near his home at Twelfth and Cumberland streets, when John- con appeared on the scene. It is alleged an argument followed, and then Jonneon began to work on Blessing with a razor, nut not in A professionally barber way. Blessing later arrived at the hospital with a deep slash across the abdomun trd other wounds on his body, Chief Sealer took a statement from Closing at the hoslptal and then detailed Officers Abe Wills and Del Zimmerman on the job, They picked up Johnson, and alleged they found on htm two razors, one of which waa &meared with blood. The officers also asserted that on Johnson's bead and cap were blood stains, gad bif bAndi ware al»o spattered with Wood. Tho officer! say t&at both we» nulled (or per* in to a

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 20 Jun 1931, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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  • William Blessing is stabbed-Lebanon Daily News-p.1-20 June 1931

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