Calvin Hardy Pt 2

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CORONERSAYS SON DID NOT KILL FATHER But James Dudley Hardy Is So Charged in City Jail Althou B h James Dudley Hardy was j in the city jail today charged with j homicide m connection with the j death of his father. Calvin Hardy last I night at Community hospital he may j not stay there long because City Coro- ner H. A. Wiseman is convinced that ; the father died from, myocarditis superinduced by cuses other than an j alleged tussle beween father and son j Sunday evening at the Hardy home | on Hughes street, near Red Alley. • Hardy was taken to the hospital at ; 3:50 o'clock and was talkative on be- ing admitted but he gradually lapsed ] into a coma in which he died at . 11:20 p. m. j Coroner Wseman made an invest!- I gation of tbe circumstances at the time and after examining Hardy and talking with relatives was convinced ; that light scratches on the forehead , and the hand could not have caused \ his death,.. Dr,,,. Wiseman said _..this morning that 'causes oihef than phy- j sical violence had produced his death, The entry of the coroner on the ; death warrant is myocarditis. Commonwealth's Attorney George E. Bendall will make an inquiry into the facts today and the future course of tbe state will he determined by ! Friday on which, date a hearing is to be held in domestic relations court. Domestic relations court officers said today that James Hardy, whose age Ss sriven as 27. is also charged with attacking his sister with an Iron j • pipe. They are checking his record to nnd out if ue > s under a previously suspended sentence. Judge Kerr Morehead Harris set I [bail in the sum of $5,000 today.. L CaMn H^dv. who w^s 47. was! "_... , : i horn in Gretna. and haa been employ- . phy. Miss Thelma Hardy. Miss Mildred River Cot- 3r thirty-fire years. He is survived by his wife, and the following children. Mrs .Grace Bans- | comb. James Hardy. Mrs. Jetty Mur- i Hardy. Mrs. Gladys Turner, all of Da°-i ville. and Mrs. Ella May Shumate, oi | Miami. Fla.. and three grandchildren, 1 He also leaves four brothers, E. L.; ! Hardy. Danville, A. B. Hardy. Martins- vilie. Arthur Hardy. Putsylvania Co.. I i and O. J. Hardy. Texas. ; j His mother. Mrs. Alice Higgins. of ; Pittsylvania county also survives. j Funeral arrangements will be an- ; nounced later, !

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  1. The Bee,
  2. 21 Mar 1938, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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