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With Scattered Showers. Police Officer 1$ Killed; Five Accused Of Murder Harlan, Ky., May 9. — "Bloody Harlan" was a name charged with meaning again today after a blaze of gunfire that left a police officer officer dead and five persons under arrest, accused of murder. James Ford, who had belonged to the Harlan police force only five days, fell, mortally wounded early yesterday when he and a fellow officer shot it out with unseen assailants. Ford had gone along as a favor to another officer. officer. Held without bond on a charge of murder were Claude Beach; his brother, Wheeler Beach; their sister, sister, Virginia Beach: Mrs. Gertie Beach. Wheeler's wife; and Roscoe Ball, Jr. "Bloody Harlan" first became a CQmmon phrase several years ago after Harlan County was the scene of violent outbreaks in connection connection with union attempts to organize its mine workers. Ford and Officer Dewitt Cottrell Cottrell were patrolling Harlan streets in a radio cruiser after Ford volunteeed to take the two- hour shift of Cottrell's "brother, Lee, who was eating a sandwich when his shift came up. "I believe it was an attempt to kill me and my brother," Dewitt Cottrell said after the shooting. He said he had arrested Claude Beach the night before for carrying carrying a deadly weapon. As the cruiser approached the home of Wheeler Beach yesterday, yesterday, Cottrell said, he and Ford saw Claude Beach run from the (Continued on Page Nine) PENN BLOOD TEST WILL GET TRIAL New York, May 9.—The newly- developed Penn Wood test for cancer, cancer, said to be 9S.6 per cent r^r- fect, is going to be given a challenging challenging trial. The test, reported by Dr. H. £. Penn of the University of California California at Los Angeles, is to be given the independent tryout in Seattle, Wash. If the investigators there obtain the same results as were obtained by Dr. Penn and his associates, associates, then the teat might well "be accepted generally. Dr. Penn, in explaining the test at the recent meeting of the

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  1. The Daily News,
  2. 09 May 1950, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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