5 shots1 james (grandfather's brother)

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5 shots1 james (grandfather's brother) - Named appointed SShots Fired At Brother Of...
Named appointed SShots Fired At Brother Of Betters Courthouse Janitor Has Narrow Call In C'ville Poolroom Shooting, Firing five shots across a pool table in a West Side, Connellsville, establishment last night at Jim Betters, court house janitor, Maceo GJsnn, 33, was lodged in the county, jail. Betters, brother of George Betters, former Negro numbers man, said that- he was sitting in Jimmy Johnson's pool room in Crawford avenue with several when Glenn came in men 9:30 o'clock. "He had been drinking," Betters said, "and he started swearing me. · When I argued with him, went out to another room and started to fire at me." Betters said: "I was standing opposite him with a pool table bc-tween us." Nabbed By Roberts The intended victim said that he ducked when the other Negro (Continued On Page Four)

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  1. The Evening Standard,
  2. 07 Jun 1939, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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