Nov 13 1921 - Page 8
McKees Rocks Woman Slain, Child Wounded ontlnurd Imm fr'irnt 1'air. had time to realize what had taken place. He was lying on a couch in a corner of the room during the shooting, he said, and was unharmed. Two Men Flee in Auto. A son. James, aged 20, was on tin-second floor of the house tun! aroused by the shots, rushed down the stairs, reaching the front dour with Padaco. lloth told police tiny taw two men enter a green automobile and drive away, but they arc said to have differed tt tb direc tion the machine took after leaving. Padaco is said to have implicated a James Itruno and his brother lp his story of the shooting. Police Ray he claims to have seen Jhcs. two men through the window1 Just before the shots rang out. but tiineo the shade on the window was riddled with bullet bolOM, indicating it had been drawn at the time, police gave little credence to the ntory. James Cardon' said be had not been in the room when th shooting took place, and was unable to advance a theory for the motive be. hind it. lie admitted, police sny, that his mother hud received "Itl.iek Hand" letters, but was vague In bis explanation Of their demands. Of in Critical Condition. l'li slciuns summoned by McKco Rocks police pronounced Mrs. t'ar-don dead and rushed the daughter to the Ohio Valley Hospital. There, it was said, the chances for her recovery were slight. James, who suffers from heart disease, was said to be in a serious condition. The family includes nine other children. t'ounty detectives working on the cast last night had thrown a dragnet about Allegheny county in an effort t apprehend the murderers. The license number of Mr. An-gloeh's machine was given police in all sections of the county.