Clair Moul stabbing-Dec 1933

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Clair Moul stabbing-Dec 1933 - in Wife Admits Stabbing Husband Clair H. Moul....
in Wife Admits Stabbing Husband Clair H. Moul. Hanover, has been patient at the Hanover hospital as the result of a knife wound in the chest, received at his home Sunday evening a few minutes after 11 o'clock. It is believed he will be able to leave the institution in several days; · . . . ·. . According to" information obtained by the "police, the injury was inflicted .'by 'a 'paring kntfe'in the' hands of the wounded man's wife as a climax to an. argument which followed, a party .at the Moul home Sunday night. The wound is near the heart. The paring knife is now in the possession of the police. · · ' : Moul was taken to the hospital by Bernard Henry and Richard Breighner,- Hanover, after they had been hailed by Mrs. · Moul as they were driving from McSherrystown into Hanover. The first notified the police and Officer Norman W. Keeney ordered the man removed to the hospital. An investigation by Chief of Police R. A. Wolfqrd and Officer Keeney resulted in recovery of the knife at a point on the street a short distance from the Moul home. The officers reported Mrs. Moul told them of the party at the home and the subsequent quarrel and stabbing. Moul, when questioned by-the police, -refused ' to make a statement, declaring that what had happened was his own fault, the officers reported. It was stated at the home that a physician' had ordered that Mrs. Moul, who was described at being hysterical, should not be disturbed. The woman who anwered .the door declared that 1 ; what had happened was accidental. · ·.- · c \Upon conclusion of a study of a report on the case as presented by Chief of Police Wolford, District Attorney Ralph F. Fisher announced at York that he had or- dered that a charge of assault battery with intent to kill be lodged against Mrs. Moul. Immediately upon receipt of orders from the district attorney to place the charge, Chief Wolford lodged inforrnatioii.. again**;. Mrs. Moul before Justice;'of, : the Peace I. R. Witmer. .The.warrant was s'erved by the police, chief and Detective Jesse Crabbs« Bail was at $1,000. , / . ; . ' . ., . . . . Charged Stealing^hcrtgim ... Howard.Mummert, 2S; of Abbottstown R. D., was arrested^.Tuesday, evening, by state police v bn a charge of stealing a shotgun and a rifle from Merle Sanders, Abbottstown 1. The information was laid before Justice of the Peace I. R. Witmer, Hanover. Both weapons were recovered, state police said. Mummert was committed to the Adams county jail over- night in default of $500 bail. 'Send the hometown newspaper to that distant relative or friend for one year as a Christmas gift. Nothing would be more deeply appreciated. Turkeys are selling from 18c. 20c. per pound. Hanover E. CHESTNUT ST. We Cor.dially Second: Floor Serving Beverages of SATURDAY A Good Orchestra

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  1. News Comet,
  2. 22 Dec 1933, Fri,
  3. Page 6

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