13 December 1948 Stanely Pennycook Accident

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13 December 1948
Stanely Pennycook Accident - an so to Farm Hand Dies As Car and Truck Crash...
an so to Farm Hand Dies As Car and Truck Crash Head - On FRANK rOOLK $10000 or In for Schoonover Tanesville Youth Held to Grand Jury Result of So. Beloit Death George L.. Schoonover. 20, former resident of Janesville who returned here two months ago and resides with his brother. Floyd, 307 N. Jackson street, was held today in the Winnebago i 111.* county jail in Rockford under $10,000 bond on a manslaughter charge growing out of the death of Donald Balderson, 24. South Beloit. Balderson died enroute to the Beloit Municipal hospital early Saturday morning after a fight near » South Beloit tavern a short time before. Schoonover was served with a manslaughter warrant by Chief i Deputy Sheriff William Kissack county Saturday. The warrant was issued on a complaint sworn out by Assistant State's Attorney John Ghent. An autopsy disclosed a cerebral hemorrhage was the cause of death. Rock County Deputy Coroner Robert MacMaster reported. The fight occurred when Schoonover took exception to remarks made by Balderson concerning the former's car. After the fight in which Balderson Is said to have been knocked down. Schoonover drove to an all night restaurant and then to the home , of another brother on highway 51 where he was later taken into custody by officers of the Winnebago and , Rock county sheriffs' depart- re-1 merits and the Janesville police or «f in department Schoonover and Balderson were Frank Pool* Is Victim oi Midnight Accident N«ar County Farm A head on collision of a allh truck and a farmer's automobfl* shortly after midnight Saturday resulted in the death of Frank Poole, 62. employed on a farm north of the city. . Stanley Francis Penny'cook. 43. of route 2. Pooles' employer and driver of th* car. suffered a fractured left femur and • cut on the nose, and Is in Mercy hospital here. The truck driver, Lawrence Frank Buliard. 29. of S21 McKiirtey street, Janesville, was unhurt, but his Traffle deaths in Rock county nine* Jan. I. 1M*. total 27 To MUM date in 1*47. the H n m » e r of death* truck was hadly damaged. Thrown Throng* WlndNMeU Poole apparently was thrown through the windshield of the car. and suffered a fracture of the neck and heavy hemorrhaging of the veins in the neck, according to information given out by Dr. A. L. Reinardy. Dr. Reinarty said that death probably was nv stantaneous. The death was the first «n Rock county highways in December, and the 27th for the year. Bullard told deputies that Be was driving south at 40 to 45 miles per hour and saw the ear come out of a side road onto V. S. 51, and suddenly it appeared directly in front of him. He swerved his truck in an attempt to avoid a crash, he said, but the vehicles met head-on, though net quite directly. LaVon Hill, 19. a passenger in the truck, also escaped unhurt. Funeral to Tnmday Frank P. Poole was born Dec. 21, 1875 in Richland Center. He lived In this vicinity for more than 90 years, working on farms in the area. Survivors are three sisters, Mrs. Clark Fredendall, Janesville. Mrs. Seth Berg, Milwaukee, and Mrs. Lyda Knapp. South Beloit; also several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 2 p. m. Tuesday in the Overton ftt- neral home, the Rev. Ira E. Sehla- genhauf. pastor of Cargill Memorial Methodist church, officiating, with burial in Hillside cemetery, Whitewater. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday evening. OTHEBS KILLED

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  1. Janesville Daily Gazette,
  2. 13 Dec 1948, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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