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 - IHUtSOAY, JAWJAtY I. Jamutem U that he brooded...
IHUtSOAY, JAWJAtY I. Jamutem U that he brooded much while ail wife worked in chidua hatchery and he sat at tome earns Cor their three younj eUldrea. Hometown Defends Man In Robbery LEBANON, Ind. (AP)-A Cornier Cornier town marshal of Jamestown turned bank robber was defended by his f r i e n d s and neighbors Wednesday as an honest man who's had a lot of tough breaks. They were talking about Henry R. Persinger, 37, arrested Tuesday Tuesday for the $2,275 stickup Monday of the Ladoga Slate Bank. "I never had a more honest employe," said R. J. (Red) People, People, who hired Persinger at his sen-ice station when he came to Jamestown 15 years ago. "I would - _, - _ , have trusted him wilh anything I! Wells of Indiana University, said "HE FATHER, LIKE had." i the husky ex-marshal injured his I MEMPHIS, Tenn. (UPII-r-The That was the nearly unanimous knee 10 months ago when he feiljA. K. Gores have four ajr»el h* mat face his pabh-! ment lor robbiac the bank, but her* MK pteatjr of tadkftiau 'ersirujer won't lack for ek*nc- ter witnetae* (n court. Peppte said the ex-lawman was reared to w crph»n»fe and.vac servinj in the Navy at Pearl Harbor Harbor when the Japanese attacked Dec. 7, 1941, and a bomb blast blew him into the water. "He's probably jot some medals, medals, but he's not the kind of a guy who ever would show them." the service station operator said. Jamestown officials said Persinger Persinger quit the marshal's job after after serving a year because it didn'l pay enough money. He was a good lawman, they said, and was es pecially efficient at c o 11 a r i n g drunks. Edgar Chanley, for. whom Per- himself, who was cap- tureU by the FBI and state after they traced his car, said as tt was taken to Ihe Marion Coonly jail at Indianapolis: "I was a fool lo do U. H ONE KILLED IN RIOT NELLORE, India (UPI) - person was killed and five others were wounded Wednesday when police fired on a crowd demonstrating demonstrating against the high cost of rice. The d e m o n s t r expressing sympathy (or a man who had been on a hunger strike since Dec. 21 to protest the singer formerly worked on a farm'area, owned by President Herman B . price of rice in this rice-surplus 1.000 £,vuv pu}JUUllI\nl W I J V I I a II) uuuy aulc IU »VI fc am« lllCll. n»l"reM. »,« ·!,*. a,n» vt.v vu»|«. was asked about "Hank." Theyl The g e n e r a l feeling around twa daughter! are

Clipped from Anderson Herald01 Jan 1959, ThuPage 9

Anderson Herald (Anderson, Indiana)01 Jan 1959, ThuPage 9
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