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the Kpch the people curb u n d Murphy Former Local Man Will T · J ·"" I ·_£ Tried For Life MOTHER BREATHES LIFE INTO INFANT WAYNESBURG, Pa., Aug. 18.-(UP)--A 18.-(UP)--A 2 0 - y e a r - o l d , mother breathed life into her four- months old daughter. When Mrs. Thomas McCullough McCullough of near Aleppo, late yesterday yesterday entered the room where her daughter, Beverly, was sleeping, sleeping, she found the child apparently apparently dead, smothered by a rubber rubber sheet which had been pulled across the infant's face. The child's face hod. turned blue. . Without a moment's hesitation, the mother snatched the baby from her crib and breathed into her daughter's lungs until the child was revived. Beverly apparently was back to normal'today, seemingly none the worse for her experience. Conspiracy Case Closing Pleas Presented This Afternoon; Verdict Before Tomorrow Likeiv HARRISBURG, Aug. 18--(UP)-The. 18--(UP)-The. Kirk-Temple-Skok extortion conspiracy case neared the jury tp- day'-with completion of a 35-minute defense plea for co-defendant H.H. Temple, Lexington, Ky. ? former chief engineer of the State. Highways Highways department. . -When Temple's attorney, William J. "Neely, Harrisburg, closed .the opening plea at 12:15 p. m. (EOT). Judge Fred S. -Reese recessed Dauphin county court until 2 o'clock for luncheon. · [;··:."-.: . / ;'-.':; Closing ; ;pleas for .the;defendant trio, including James P. Ejirk, Pittsburgh', Beat His Wife Death With Pipe In Westmoreland William Beeson, Former Oliphant Man, Arraigned On August 29th. Faced with a possible sentence to the electric chair, a former Fayette county man will'go on trial for his life in Greensburg August 29. charged with beating his to death with an iron pipe. The defendant. William Beeson Jr., is a son of Mr. and Mrs. William William Beeson, well-known residents of Oliphant, where he resided before going to the Westmoreland Homesteads to live a few years Murder charges were filed him two weeks ;ago. wher^ his Mrs. Gertrude Beeson, 32?: the hospital, eight days after ' had; ; beaten her over the head an iron pipe, causing a severe- fracture arid:other injuries,/police declared. Argument Over Car Two days previously he had held for court on felonious assault charges filed before Alderman Lazar. Mt. Pleasant. The .fatal beating occurred July 26, in the Beeson home, after couple disagreed over the use,of the family car. ~ Becoming enraged, police said, the husband snatched up a heavy pipe and beat his wife into unconsciousness, later being apprehended by police. . .'-', . ·;.-' A murder indictment wag returned returned by the"Westmoreland grand jury August 9, arid the set for trial ; 20 days later. Thet ; .district. attorney's -office. declined 1 to. comment on...the" case, it was ;; said on..good fauthority. that a .first-degree verdict."·:;would :: '..be sought;by .the .state;· ..·'····' :"·;·;''' ·

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  1. The Evening Standard,
  2. 18 Aug 1939, Fri,
  3. Page 2

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