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did A., of Harbaugh, Former Local Colored Man Ends Lite With PITTSBURGH, Oct. ."\8.--Raymond ."\8.--Raymond Vanall,.44, .colored, lonner- ly of Connellsvillo, who a week ngo tried to end his:Hie and life ,of, Police. Chief Samuel erstafr of Penn township, shot killed himself Tuesday in a Center-avenue Center-avenue rooming house."! ;Â·" .Vanall was arrested last Thursday Thursday on a morality ' charge .and Bickerstaft.was taking him in own' car.- to the Verona police, tlon. When'the chief . turned a deaf ear to his pleas Jor "another break," Vanall jerked the steering wheel and swung'the'car .over 35-foot' embankment along the Allegheny. River boulevard. Dazed and shocked, Bickerstafl was dragged from' tho .wreckage by Patrolman. Sraeltz, who had been following Vanall's car" with another prisoner^ Smeltr captured Vanall as he attempted to escape and" took him. and the .chief doctor for treatment of .cuts. bruises. Vanall was then placed in the county jail. Later h e - was :released on bond, BickerstafT said Tuesday he sent a bullet into head and died instantly.. : Vanall, according .to police, had been engaged in the numbers racket in Connellsville and at time served a term In the Allegheny Allegheny county -workhouse for. * violation of the lotteries law.