Raymond Mahoney at age 10 ran away from Louisville Baptist Orphans' Home

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Raymond Mahoney at age 10 ran away from Louisville Baptist Orphans' Home - BOY'S HOME IS FOUND BY WHAS Lad Puzzles...
BOY'S HOME IS FOUND BY WHAS Lad Puzzles Jeffersonville Police Until C.-J. Radio ' Clears Mystery. VMS RUNNING AWAY For almost twenty-four hours efforts by Jeffersonville authorities to find the home of Raymond Mahoney, 0 years old, were fruitless, but WHAS, radiophone of The Courier-Journal and The Louisville Times, established the fact in seven minutes late Thursday, and now the boy is back at the Louisville Baptist Orphans' Home from which he escaped Wednesday. Lone after dark Wednesday young Mahoney applied at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O. P. Hardy, 201 East Front Street, Jeffersonville, for a place to sleep. The boy was scantily clad and covered with mud. The police were called and took him to the jail for questioning. Mahoney said he lived in Jeffersonville with his mother, but was unable to say where his home was located In the city. Nor was he able to tell anything at all about Jeffersonville, though he paid he had lived there almost all his life. Capt. Ellsworth Summers and his men were perplexed as every effort they made to find where young Maho ney belonged was frustrated by the boy himself. So the aid of WHAS was requested and seven minutss after information about Mahoney hacl been put on the air the Jeffersonville police were notified he had escaped from the orphanage. Thursday the boy spent an exciting day when he was aJlowed to buy some toys with a few nickels he had and when his picture was taken.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 27 Nov 1925, Fri,
  3. Page 22

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